Adil Hussain Khan Warsi

Adil Hussain Khan Warsi

Adil Hussain Khan Warsi (born in 1980) is a qawwali singer from Hyderabad, India. From his childhood he learned the art of Classical Music, Sufiyana Gayaki, Qual from his father Ahsan Hussain Khan. He used to sing the poetry from the prominents such as Hazrat Amir Khusro, Hazrat Moulana Jalaluddin Rumi, Haiz Shirazi, Hazrat Jami Bedum Shah Warsi, Baba Bulleh Shah, Kabir Das and etc.

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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan or RFAK (born 9 December 1973) (Urdu: راحت فتح علی خان‎) is a Pakistani singer, primarily of Qawwali, a devotional music of the Muslim Sufis. He is the nephew of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and son of Ustad Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan and also the grandson of legendary Qawwali singer Fateh Ali Khan. In addition to Qawwali, he also performs ghazals and other light music. He is popular as a Bollywood and Lollywood playback singer. Early life Rahat was born into a family of Qawwals and…

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Sabri Brothers

Sabri Brothers

The Sabri Brothers (Punjabi, Urdu: صابری برادران‎) are a Sufi Qawwali party from Pakistan, closely connected to the Chishti Order. Sometimes, referred to as Roving Ambassadors for Pakistan. Sabri Brothers are led by the soaring voices of the late Haji Ghulam Farid Sabri, whose periodic refrain of ‘Allah’ between songs has become a Sabri signature, and his younger brother Haji Maqbool Sabri. They were the first exponents of Qawwali to the West, when they performed at New York’s Carnegie Hall in 1975. Many consider the Sabris instrumentally more adventurous, rougher and more…

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (Urdu/Punjabi: نصرت فتح علی خان‎; 13 October 1948 – 16 August 1997) was a Pakistani musician, primarily a singer of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis. Considered one of the greatest voices ever recorded, he possessed an extraordinary range of vocal abilities and could perform at a high level of intensity for several hours. Extending the 600-year old Qawwali tradition of his family, Khan is widely credited with introducing Qawwali music to international audiences. He is popularly known as “Shahenshah-e-Qawwali”, meaning “The King of Kings of Qawwali”….

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Nizami Bandhu

Nizami Bandhu

Nizami Bandhu (Hindi: निजामी बंधु, Urdu: نظامی برادران‎) are the people who sung at famous shrine Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah The Nizami Bandhu belong to a family that are the descendants of court singers of Sufi-saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya for several centuries. They perform all over the world and cultural events. In 2011, they appeared in the song “Kun Faya kun” in film Rockstar, performing at the Nizamuddin Dargah, along with actor Ranbir Kapoor.In 2015 they also sung in Salman Khan starer movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan which was directed by Kabir Khan Nizami…

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Aziz Mian

Aziz Mian

Aziz Mian Qawwal (Urdu: عزیز میاں قوال‎) (17 April 1942 – 6 December 2000) was one of Pakistan’s leading traditional qawwals and also famous for singing ghazals in a unique style of qawwali. Aziz is still one of the most popular qawwals of South Asia, and he has given many Qawwali hits. He holds the record for singing the longest commercially released qawwali, Hashr Ke Roz Yeh Poochhunga, which runs slightly over 115 minutes.   Early life and background Aziz Mian was born as Abdul Aziz (Urdu: عبد العزیز) in Buland Sher,…

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Fareed Ayaz

Fareed Ayaz

Ustad Ghulam Fariduddin Ayaz Al-Hussaini Qawwal is a Pakistani Qawwal. He belongs to Qawwal Bachchon Ka Gharana of Delhi. They are the flag-bearers of a school of music ( gharana ) which also derives its name from the city — Dilli Gharana. He performs various genres of classical music such as dhrupad, khayal, tarana, thumri and dadra. Early life Fareed Ayaz started his training in classical music his father, Ustad Munshi Raziuddin Ahmed Khan. Their roots can be traced to the family tree of one of the earliest disciples of Amir…

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Ateeq Hussain Khan

Ateeq Hussain Khan

Ustad Ateeq Hussain Khan Bandanawazi Al-Hashmi Qawwal (Urdu: بنده نوازى قوال‎) (born 1980) is a classical sufiana Qawwal of Hyderabad India.He was born in Hyderabad. His started training in classical music from his father from the early age of five years and participated along with him in Qawwali programs. He learned various forms of classical singing like Bandish, Thumri, Bhajan Tarana Ghazal and so on from his father Ustad Iqbal Hussain Khan Bandanawazi. His voice and style have a striking resemblance to his father. Several news papers in India and many…

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Abida Parveen

Abida Parveen

Abida Parveen is a Pakistani singer of Sindhi descent and one of the foremost exponents of Sufi music (Sufiana kalaam). She is held as one of the world’s greatest mystic singers. She sings mainly ghazals and her forte, Kafis, a solo genre accompanied by percussion and harmonium, using a repertoire of songs by Sufi poets. Parveen sings in Urdu, Sindhi, Saraiki, Punjabi and Persian. She is arguably considered one of the finest Sufi vocalists of the modern era with a career spanning over four decades. Parveen is best known for her songs Yaar…

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