Pakistani Showbiz

Ghulam Farid Sabri 26th Death Anniversary


26 years have passed since the world, known as Ghulam Farid Sabri. Who forced people to swing by several well-known qawwals like the Tajdar-e-haram.

Ghulam Farid Sabri was the most popular Kawal in Pakistan, but he also rule on hearts of millions of Qawwali lovers worldwide.

Born in the eastern Punjab province of India in 1930, Farid Sabri was fond of qawwali since childhood, and in 1946, Farid Sabri sang for the first time in front of thousands of people at the uber of Mubarak Shah where his style favored qawwali.

Like millions of Muslims after the establishment of Pakistan, Ghulam Farid Sabri’s family had also migrated to Karachi.

His first album was released in 1958, with his quintessential ‘None Without You’ breaking all boundaries of popularity.

Ghulam Farid Sabri used to sing qawwali with his brother Maqbool. The seventies and the 80s were the golden age of their rise. At that time, they made their art of ironing around the world by singing qawwali like ‘Dhool Jholi Meri or Muhammad’.

In addition, the well-known Naat (Balagal-u-la-bikama-e-he) was first created by the Sabri Brothers. Many of their songs were also used in films, in which ‘Lovers’ and ‘Aftab Rasalat’ became very popular. Apart from Urdu, he also sang songs in Punjabi, Seraiki and Sindhi.

On April 5, 1994, Ghulam Farid Sabri suffered a heart attack in Karachi which proved fatal and he died.

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