|Real name||Mohammad Alam|
|First film||Lai Lagg (Punjabi - 1964)|
|Life||01-03-1928 - 03-07-1979|
|Born at||Achh, Lala Musa, Gujrat|
|Relations||Arif Lohar (son)|
Alam Lohar was mostly known for folk songs from famous stories like Jugni, Mirza Sahiban, Dulla Bhatti, Heer Waris Shah, Saif-ul-Maluk etc. He used a special music instrument Chimta, which became his trade mark.
Alam Lohar also sang few songs in movies like Lai Lagg (1964), Azadi ya Mout (1966), Hathiar, Khana Jangi (1979), Khan-e-Azam (1981). His patriotic song in film Azadi ya Mout (1966) was his most popular Urdu film song..
Alam Lohar was born in a blacksmith family on March 1st, 1928 in Lala Musa. He was interested in folk songs since young age and his God-gifted melodious voice gave him opportunity to become fame as folk singer. He also owned Alam Lohar Theatre and toured all over Punjab on religious and seasonal festivals.
Alam Lohar was father of Arif Lohar and died in an accident on July 3, 1979.
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