Farhan Saeed and Sabeeka Imam in the music video of the song.
Single by Farhan Saeed
Released June 6, 2014"[1]
Recorded 2014
Length 5:06
Label Lb Tunes
Jaswal Films
Writer(s) Kumaar
Producer(s) Farhan
Farhan Saeed singles chronology
"Bhool Na Jaana"
Music video
"Roiyaan" on YouTube

"Roiyaan" (Punjabi: روئ آں or Urdu: روئیاں lit: I Cried) is a 2014 single by Pakistani recording artist Farhan Saeed. It was released on June 6, 2014 in the Pakistan as a digital download. "Roiyaan" is a love-inspired balled that details the protagonist is mourning over her deceased lover. The song was written by Indian lyricist Kumaar, while composed by Farhan himself along with Indian Punjabi musician Jaidev Kumar.[2][3]

Roiyaan was well received by critics, becoming one of the most successful singles by the singer. At 3rd Annual Hum Awards ceremony, it was nominated for Best Music Single for Farhan and Best Music Video for Yasir M. Jaswal.[4]

About the Song

From Farhan accounts, song lyrics were initially penned down by him as "saiyaan saiyaan teri aan teri aan" but when he met Indian lyricist Kumaar, he co-writes the song with singer and change the title line to "Roiyaan Roiyaan akhiyaan roiyaan". Song is also a composition of Farhan with the collaboration of Indian Punjabi musician Jaidev Kumar. After completion many offers were made by Indian music producers to use the song in their upcoming films, but Farhan first decided to release the song in Pakistan. Farhan also serves as a producer to songs' music video. He approaches singer-composer and director Yasir Muhammad Jaswal to direct the music video of song and Sabeeka for the role, talking in an interview Farhan said, "I started looking for a good director who could do justice to its video and the only one I could think of was Yasir (Jaswal) as he heard the song and was in love with it; I had full faith in him. Sabeeka (Imam) was the female model who has been doing great in the fashion industry and was perfect for the role."[1]

Music Video


Video deals with the elements of love, separation and nostalgia. Featuring singer himself and model Sabeeka Imam. In the video female protagonist is morning over the death of her lover, as she visits his grave and other places where they were once, she cries and remember him. While in the video her lover is constantly with her as apparition, watching over her and longing to hold her once again, she finally sees him and touch him, but he has to leave as he is dead.[2]

Cast and crew

Track listing

"Roiyaan" featuring Sabeeka Imam — 5:06


The single receives following nominations at 2015 Hum Awards:[5]

Year Award Category Recipient(s) Result
2015 3rd Hum Awards Best Solo Single Farhan Saeed Won
Best Music Video Yasir M. Jaswal Nominated
14th Lux Style Awards Song of the Year Farhan Saeed Won

See also


  1. 1 2 "Farhan Saeed proves singing prowess with newl single, Released on June 6, 'Roiyaan' the musician's heartfelt ballad, which seemingly has connected well with his fans". Saira Agha. Daily Times. June 22, 2014. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
  2. 1 2 "Farhan Saeed - Roiyaan". My I Pedia. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
  3. "Music beyond borders - Farhan Upcoming Projects, Roiyaan and Creature 3D". Nanki Singh. Hindustan Times. February 6, 2014. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
  4. "3rd HUM TV Awards 2015 Nominations – Viewers Choice". Fatima Sheikh. Latestlifestyle. March 10, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  5. "3rd Hum TV Awards: Complete Nomination List 2015". Rida Sadiq. Brand Synario. March 18, 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
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