Browsing: Music

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Change of Heart

Despite a difficult childhood and lifelong disability Riyaz A Wani established himself as a professional singer. But then everything seemed…

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Melancholic Melody

No recognition, no respect, not enough money to feed his family, still Noor Mohammad Shah sings to keep the art…

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Hafiz’s Journey

He refused to be just another skilled labourer working his eyesight out in penury in Srinagar’s downtown. His calling was…

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Devotional Hymns

In school, he was celebrated for his singing abilities. Later as vocal passion pitched up, Mir Saqib secured several singing…

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Love of Music

For over three decades Nisar Ahmad Dar enthralled audiences with western musical in one of radio Kashmir’s most loved programme.…

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Bhaand ‘Diplomacy’

The down spiral of Kashmir’s centuries old folk art Bhaand-e-Paether is often attributed to the turmoil in Kashmir; however, the…

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‘Blind’ devotion

Born with an inability to see things did not make Wali Muhammad Hajam, a destitute. Instead, he enthrals and mesmerises…

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End of an ‘Era’

From a thriving customer base in the US and Europe, Kashmir’s last indigenous musical instruments maker, Ghulam Muhammad Zaz, is…

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A Borrowed Tribute!

    Shams Irfan Encouraged by the success of Haqeeqat-e-Kashmir, a musical/cultural event originally launched to counter Zubin Mehta’s concert…

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An Unequal Music

As Germans flew Zubin Mehta to Shalimar, it triggered a counter-concert in the heart of the city that authorities reluctantly…

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