May 2010

Alam Lohar

By |May 23rd, 2010|

Born in 1927, Alam Lohar was easily the most popular folk singer of his time in Punjab which he toured extensively performing at festivals and traveling theatres. With the advent of TV in Pakistan in 1964, he gained a much wider following. He died […]

Saeen Ditta Qadri

By |May 23rd, 2010|

Saeen Ditta Qadri was a flute player par excellence who was associated for several years with the Radio Pakistan and the movie industry. A pupil of Ustad Muhammad Hussain,the manager of the famous Babu Band of Lahore, he learnt classical music from ektara player […]

Farida Khanum

By |May 23rd, 2010|

Farida Khanum is an accomplished practitioner of the semi-classical style of ghazal singing. Musically, she takes after her celebrated sister Mukhtar Begum. She received her early training from the legendary Ustad Ashiq Ali Khan of the Patiala Gharana. She received the Pride of Performance […]