Sufi Music

  • TV Reality shows help promote classical music: Zakir Hussain 16-01-2014 02:26 PM

    Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain says he supports reality shows on TV as they promote musical understanding and make classical music popular.Hussain also told the media after a show in Agra on Wednesday evening that he was conserving the "heritage of Amir Khusro" and promoting Sufi music. He said he was...
  • UnIslamic' J&K Grand Mufti seen enjoying songs 28-07-2013 09:58 PM

    Five months after issuing a fatwa against the all-girls rock band 'Praagaash', the Jammu and Kashmir Grand Mufti Bashir-ud-Din Ahmad has been caught in a video enjoying a musical performance at a function. ...
  • Sufi music is a journey of life-long devotion: Muzaffar Ali 30-04-2013 05:00 PM

    'A Leaf Turns Yellow: The Sufis of Awadh' is a thoroughly researched account of Sufism in Awadh, India. This illustrated volume introduces the reader to its history, traditions, sub-cultures, institutions and poetry. Each essay in this anthology is by a renowned scholar. Together, they explore the ways in which Sufism...
  • Cartridges found in Wadali Brothers' luggage 11-09-2011 03:06 PM

    Amritsar: Noted sufi singers the Wadali Brothers were stopped at the Amritsar airport by security personal after 14 live cartridges were found in their luggage. These are among hypersensitive items banned as per security norms. Shockingly, the two brothers passed through two CISF posts before the ammunition was detected. No...
  • Wadalis bring the magical Sufi to Coke Studio 02-07-2011 07:45 PM

    New Delhi: The third episode of Coke Studio @MTV turned out to be one of the best with Sufi maestros Wadali Brothers taking charge and bringing out some of the best melodies with Bollywood and regional singers. From 'Aa Mil Yaar' to 'Tu Maane Ya Naa', Wadali Brothers brought out...
  • Bollywood can wait: Abida Parveen 08-11-2010 11:35 AM

    "I keep on getting offers. Yash Chopra, Subhash Ghai and many others have offered to me to sing in their films. But I have immersed myself in Sufi music and to spread that message across is what I am busy doing," Abida, 56, told in a telephonic interview from Lahore....
  • Delhi's date with Sabris, Wadalis at Sufi music fest 19-02-2008 09:41 AM

    Harare: Bangladesh needs another 263 runs to beat Zimbabwe with seven wickets left after finishing at 112-3 at stumps on Sunday on the fourth day of the one-off Test match. The tourists are chasing an overall target of 375. Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor earlier hit a maiden Test century before...
  • Sufi music groups take audience to spiritual heights 18-02-2008 11:40 PM

    Harare: Bangladesh fought back to reduce Zimbabwe to 92-4 at stumps on Saturday on the third day of the one-off Test. To get Zimbabwe's top four batsmen was fantastic, Bangladesh coach Stuart Law said. Zimbabwe leads overall by 175 runs with six second-innings wickets left. The hosts started with an...
  • 'Media doesn't understand Sufi' 02-04-2007 04:00 PM

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  • Magical sounds of Abida Parveen 28-03-2007 02:23 AM

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  • Bangalore sways to Sufi music 07-01-2007 09:10 AM

    The Bowring Institute in Bangalore reverberated with mystical tunes, powerful chants, profound lyrics and an atmosphere of joy and bliss. ...