Qawwal Amjad Sabri remembered on death anniversary
ISLAMABAD: Famous Sufi qawaal and Naatkhuwan Amjad Sabri was remembered on his fourth death anniversary on Monday.
Born on December 23, 1976, Amjad Sabri used to participate in chorus in his father and uncle’s group, “Sabri Brothers.
” He started working as supporting vocalist after the death of his father. Later, he started his own group.
Four years after martyrdom, slain Amjad Sabri is still living in the hearts of people. The great Sufi Qawwal, Naatkhuwan, and singer Amjad Farid Sabri was murdered near Liaqutabad underpass.
Amjad Farid Sabri was a proponent of the Sufi Muslim tradition. Son of Ghulam Farid Sabri and nephew of Maqbool Ahmed Sabri of Sabri Brothers, he emerged as one of South Asia’s most prominent qawwali singers.
Like his elders, Sabri dedicated his life to keeping alive the tradition of Sufi qawwali that dates back to over seven centuries. Amjad used to recite poetry sung by his father and uncle. - APP