Remembering The Great Qawwal Amjad Sabri

Amjad Fareed Sabri

Legendary qawwal of Pakistan Amjad Sabri shot dead in Karachi. He belonged to the Sabri family, a world famous maestro duo (qawwals) Ghulam Farid Sabri and Maqbool Ahmed Sabri. 

The Sabri Brothers, also known as Roving Ambassadors for Pakistan have given numerous soulful qawwali performances worldwide with outstanding qawwali hits. 

The tradition of qawwali was carried forward by Amjad Fareed Sabri who took the conventional trend of performing qawwali to new heights. He appeared not only in global concerts but also marked his presence in various television shows and social media. 


 Pakistan's young generation was introduced to qawwali by Amjad Sabri who revolutionised the old trend by fusing it with new style. His heart touching and powerful voice enthralled not only locals but also international audiences.  

Some of the most famous works of the Sabri include Tajdar-e-Haram and Bhar Do Jholi. Bhar Do Jholi was included in a foreign movie. 

Iconic Amjad Sabri will always stay in hearts of fans.