Sikander was born and raised in Sekha Khurd village of Moga district in Punjab. He was passionate about singing since his childhood and made singing as his career. He came into limelight with his marvelous song “Kurban”, “Kahani” and “Hamida”. His music album “SIKANDER” was a blockbuster release. He also likes to write and was known by the name “Saleem Akhtar” among his friends.