Qawwal Singer

Ghulam Farid Sabri

Ghulam Farid Sabri was a great name in the Qawwali world
Ghulam Farid Sabri - Qawwal Singer - Ghulam Farid Sabri was a great name in the Qawwali world

Facts on Ghulam Farid Sabri
Real name Ghulam Farid
Active career1946-94
Life - 05-04-1994
Born at Kalyana, India
Language Urdu
Profession Qawwali singers
Relations Amjad Sabir Qawwal (son), Maqbool Sabri (brother)

Qawwali is a popular form of "Sufi or spiritual chorus song" which takes the form of a melodic line of lyric sung by a lead and repeated by a chorus to the accompaniment of rhythmic clapping and drums with the hand-held harmonium.

Ghulam Farid Sabri was born in 1926 in Kalyana, Indian Punjab. His musical family belongs to the great singer Tan Sen from Akbar The Great's era (1556-1605). He learnt singing from his father and sang their first Qawwali

  • Mera Koi Nahin Hai Teray Siva..

in 1958, which was presented in Urdu film Ishq-e-Habib in 1965. Half a dozen of his other Qawwalies were filmed in movies, like..

  • Mohabbat Karnay Walo Ham, Mohabbat Kis Ko Kehtay Hayn.. (film Chand Suraj - 1970)
  • Aaye Hayn Teray Dar Pep To Kuchh Lay Kay Jaen Gay.. (film Ilzam - 1972)
  • Bhar Do Johli Meri Ya Muhammad (saw).. ( film Bin Badal Barsaat 1975)
  • Teri Nazr-e-Karam Ka Sahara Milay.. (film Sachaii 1976)
  • Tajdar-e-Haram, Ho Niga-e-Karam.. (film Sahaaray 1982)
  • Aftab-e-Risalat.. (Indian film Sultan-e-Hind - 1977)

Ghulam Farid Sabri died on April 5, 1994 at Karachi. Amjad Fardi Sabri is his brother and Maqbool Sabri was his mate and brother.




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