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Amjad Sabri being remembered on his 4th death anniversary

Amjad Sabri being remembered on his 4th death anniversary
June 22, 2020
KARACHI (92 News) – Popular Qawwal and Naat Khawan Amjad Sabri is being remembered today (Monday) on his fourth death anniversary. Amjad Sabri’s soulful voice and his tragic targeted killing makes us all sad even after four passed years. Amjad Sabri was the son and nephew of the Qawwal icons from the Sabri Brothers, Ghulam Farid Sabri and Maqbool Sabri. Like his elders, Sabri dedicated his life and serve the tradition of sufi qawwali. Sabri’s most famous kalaam ‘Tajdar-e-Haram’ and ‘Bhar Do Jholi’ is still in the hearts of his fans. Lastly, he worked on a project with Coke Studio where he performed Aaj Rang Hai with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. But, unfortunately, Amjad Sabri couldn’t witness the release of his much-awaited project of Coke Studio. Amjad has emerged as quite celebrated and prominent qawaal in the region. After his father, Ghulam Sabri and Uncle Maqbool Ahmed Sabri, he continued their legacy of Qawaali, coupled it up with the chords of present’s musical epoch and taken Qawaali to the new heights of attractiveness and recognition in sub-continent. His much appreciated recitation was a naat (praise to Prophet Muhammad P.B.U.H), the legendary, Aye Sabz Gunbad Wale which happened to be his last recitation too. His dua Karam Mangta Hoon, is also a much celebrated master piece. On June 22, 2016, on his way back to home from a morning show, he was shot dead in Karachi. His killers in their confessional statements accused him of alleged blasphemy. People in large numbers attended his funeral and proffered farewell with him much zeal, love and affection.