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Qawwal singers laud Radio Pakistan's role in promotion of Qawwal singing
March 29, 2023

Famous qawwal singers Rizwan Ali Khan and Muazzam Ali Khan say Radio Pakistan always played crucial role for the promotion of Qawali singing through at national and international level during the last seventy years.

In an exclusive interview with Radio Pakistan’s cultural correspondent Sajjad Parvez, they said that Sufi music has a great history in sub-continent and their motive is to inculcate the essence of sufi music in the young generation.

They said Pakistan has a rich cultural heritage based upon Sufi poetry and qawali acts as a strong medium for its projection.  They said several amendments have been made in the Sufi music so far to entertain the youth with improvisation.

They were of the view that their relationship with Sufi music is a matter of great honor for them.

They said that they belong to renowned “Qawwal Bacha" Gharana of Qawali singing, sons of famous Qawal Mujahid Moazzam Ali Khan and nephews of Qawal Maestro Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

They further informed that they have been performing in duo category since 1990 at national and international fora.