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    In photos: Amjad Sabri— The powerhouse performer

    We bid goodbye to the famous qawwal who gave us Bhar De Joli, the Sabri brothers' legacy, and much more.
    DAWN.COM UPDATED JUN 22, 2016 06:31PM
    Nephew of the qawwal icon Maqbool Sabri, Amjad Sabri was brutally killed in Karachi on Wednesday.
    Amjad Sabri during his childhood days, with his father Ghulam Farid.—Photo courtesy amjadsabri.net
    The Sabri brothers performing in Karachi in 2007. The qawwal troupe was started by Maqbool Sabri and Ghulam Farid Sabri in the 50s. —Photo courtesy amjadsabri.net
    By the 80s, the Sabri Brothers had received national accolades and recognition. Amjad Sabri, following in his family's footsteps, soon became a household name as well. —Photo courtesy amjadsabri.net
    The 45-year-old qawwal was known particularly for his energy and spiritual fervour during his performances. —Photo courtesy YouTube
    He was regarded highly by qawwali enthusiasts world over. His predecessors were the first qawwals to perform in the West, at New York’s Carnegie Hall. Here, Amjad Sabri is seen performing in Karachi. —Photo by Shahzaib Arif Shaikh
    The Sabri Brothers have played an important role in the mainstreaming of qawwali. This photo shows them performing atPakistan Idol. —Photo courtesy Geo Entertainment
    Amjad Sabri's fanbase comprises of seasoned listeners and the youth alike. He frequently performed at colleges and universities. —Photo by Shahzaib Arif Shaikh
    Amjad Sabri frequently performed around the globe, he performed at the Arab World Institute in Paris in January 2012 —Photo by Jahanzeb Hussain
    Perhaps his most noted qawwalis are Bhar De Joli and Nami Danam Che Manzil Bood.




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