Category Archives: Music Directors

Ghunghat (1962)

Ghunghat (Urdu: گھونگھٹ‎) is a 1962 Pakistani musical film directed by Khurshid Anwar. The film was selected as the Pakistani entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 36th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee. The film won four awards at the 1962 Nigar Awards ceremony held in Pakistan. Santosh Kumar […]

Master Inayat Hussain: A melodic music composer

Master Inayat Hussain: A melodic music composer Credit: Dr Amjad Parvez (a great singer and the writer of this article) Famous music director of Pakistani films, Master Inayat Hussain was very selective in picking films for composing music. He became famous after composing many evergreen and unforgettable film songs in a four-decade long film career, […]

Nisar Bazmi: Introduction

Nisar Bazmi: Introduction Nisar Bazmi (Urdu: نثار بزمی ; December 1, 1924 – March 22, 2007) was a composer and music director of Pakistan film industry. Bazmi remained one of the most famous musicians of subcontinent. He also introduced new singers like Alamgir. The duo of composers Laxmikant-Pyarelal were musicians with Bazmi in India before partition. However, he is primarily remembered for his compositions in the […]

Moslehuddin 02: Secret of His Success

Moslehuddin 02: Secret of His Success Courtesy: Anis Shakur (writer of this article)  

Moslehuddin 01: Introduction

Moslehuddin 01: Introduction Moslehuddin or Muslehuddin was a very conscious listener of western as well as the eastern music in his teens, in East Pakistan. Although an M. A. in economics, he was addicted to music and made a career out of it. He understood and recognized the beats and nuances from the very beginning. […]

Master Abdullah 03: The person inside

Master Abdullah 03: The person inside Credit: Anis Shakur (writer of this article) Years ago, Hazrat Inayat Khan, founder of the sufi order in the west, said: ‘Our mind and our body, the nature in which we live, the nature that has made us, all that is beneath and around us, it is all music. We […]

Master Abdullah 02: Melodious music composer

Master Abdullah 02: Melodious music composer Writer: Dr. Amjad Parvaiz (a great singer) The song that was full of pathos by Nurjehan that captivated me for years was composed by music composer Master Abdullah. This song was ‘Sajna Raah Tera Tak Tak Haarian Dil Dei Mein Boohey Kholey, Nainan Diyan Baarian’. The movie was ‘Jat Mirza’. […]

Master Abdullah 01: Introduction

Master Abdullah 01: Introduction It has been several years; the soul-tickling musician left us on January 31, 1994, leaving behind an ocean of sensational words and melodious voice that still linger in our ears and amuse our heart and soul. Years ago, Hazrat Inayat Khan, founder of the Sufi order in the west, said: ‘Our mind and our […]

Feroze Nizami: Collection 01

Feroze Nizami: Collection 01 The Feroze Nizami I know Credit: Anis Shakur What else can give you so much pleasure now and for years to come? Most definitely the heart felt music of Feroze Nizami. Popular music composer, Feroze Nizami, was born in 1916, in Lahore, to an enlightened family, which was well versed in […]