By URL
By Username
By MRSS
Enter a URL of an MRSS feed
 
or

Hamray do Naina Tumri oar .. O Baalam chit chor ..Noted Qawwal Maqbool Ahmed Sabri (of the Famous Sabri Brothers) passed away due to heart problem in South Africa on Wednesday. He was 66. He was suffering from heart disease and was under treatment at a hospital there. Maqbool was born on Oct 12, 1945 in Kalyana. He learnt about music from his father Haji Inayat Sabri and formed a qawwali group when he was just 11 years old alongwith his late brother Ghulam Fareed Sabri. The group came to be known as the Sabri Brothers. Their first recording was the Urdu qawwali, Mera Koi Nahin Hai that released in 1958. His qawwal group was the first to perfor at New York's Carnegie Hall in 1975. Over the years, several of their qawwalis have featured in films. 'Mera Koi Nahin Hai' appeared in the 1965 film Ishq-e-Habib, 'Mohabbat Karne Walo' in the 1970 film Chand Suraj, 'Aaye Hain Tere Dar Pe' in the 1972 film Ilzam, 'Bhar Do Johli Meri Ya Muhammad' in the 1975 film Bin Badal Barsaat, 'Teri Nazr-e-Karam' in the 1976 film Sachaii, 'Tajdar-e-Haram' in the 1982 film Sahaaray, and 'Aftab-e-Risalat' in the 1977 Indian film Sultan-e-Hind. He sung qawwali in a number of languages including Persian, Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi. Maqbool Sabri left four daughters and one son. His family is residing in Lalu Khet area in Karachi. According to family sources, they were making efforts to bring the body back to Pakistan till the filing of this report. The youngster Amjad Sabri is his nephew. Qawwals Sher ...