Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain

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Ustad Ahmed Hussain Mohammed Hussain
Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain performing at Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum November 2015
Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain performing at Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum November 2015
Background information
BornUstad Ahmed Hussain 3 February 1951,Ustad Mohammed Hussain 2 December 1953
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
GenresGhazal, Classical, Devotional, Folk, Na`at, Hamd
Occupation(s)Composer, singer, music director, entrepreneur
InstrumentsVocals, Harmonium, Tanpura, Piano
Years active1958–present
LabelsEMI, HMV, Saregama, Universal Music, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Polydor, TIPS, Venus, T-Series
Ustad Ahmed Hussain – Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain -Indian Ghazal singers
Ustad Mohammad Hussain – Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain -Indian Ghazal singers

Ahmed Hussain and Mohammed Hussain are ghazal singers from Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan state in India. Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain are two brothers who sing classical ghazals. Born in Rajasthan as sons of the famous ghazal and thumri singer Ustad Afzal Hussain,[1][2] the duo touches genres like Indian classical music and bhajan as well as ghazal. They started their singing career in 1958[3] as classical and thumri artists belonging to Jaipur Gharana.[2] Their first album Guldasta was released in 1980 and was successful. Since then they have released about 50 albums. They attempted popularizing their music by turning to tempo music in Maan bhi ja.[4]

Ustad Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain are a unique phenomenon in the world of ghazals. They are two brothers who sing ghazals together. They have a classical background and sing ghazals in the classical style.[5] Their sons Javed Hussain, Mazzam Hussian and Imran Hussain are also singers.[2]

In 2010, they have released a new album Khwab Basera under Saregama label. Album contains selected Ghazals from Dr. Hariom's "Dhoop Ka Parcham" as well as some new ghazals.

Award[edit]

Albums[edit]

  1. Naat
  2. Rifaaqat
  3. Mukhatib
  4. Shamakhana
  5. Kabhi Kabhi
  6. Noor-E-Islam
  7. Khayal-E-Yaar
  8. Pyar Ka Jazba
  9. Greatest Hits – two discs (HMV)
  10. Rahnuma
  11. Zindagi
  12. Guldasta (first album)[4]
  13. Nissar
  14. Shraddha (Bhajan)
  15. Bhavna (Bhajan)
  16. Anupam Vani (Bhajan)
  17. Re-Man
  18. Sarmaya (released 19 September 2006 on Fontana India)
  19. Aagosh
  20. Safaq
  21. Dil Ki baat
  22. Raaz-E-ulfat
  23. Dasam Granth[4]
  24. Aah
  25. Kashish
  26. Meri Mohabbat[4]
  27. Izhaar
  28. Humkhayal
  29. Veer-Zara
  30. Ghazals & Geet
  31. Ai-Saba
  32. Khayaal – Geets & Ghazals (live)
  33. Kah Kashan Vol. 1 (live)
  34. Shamakhana Vol. 2: A Live Mehfil Of Ghazals
  35. The Golden Moments – Ahmed Hussain – Mohammed Hussain (SAREGAMA)
  36. The Golden Moments – Purkaif Hawayen Hain
  37. The Golden Moments – Pyar Ka Jazba
  38. The Golden Moments – Mausam Aayenge – Jaayenge
  39. Kabhi Kabhi
  40. Alad Ballad Bawe Da-Satrangi (Punjabi)
  41. The Great Ghazals
  42. Dhola Vasda Raven (Punjabi)
  43. Ek Hi Saroop (Punjabi)
  44. Tasveer
  45. Khwab Basera (Nov 2010)
  46. Anurodher Asar – Vol. 2 (January 1994) (Bengali)
  47. Maan Bhi Ja[6]

Films[edit]

Charity concerts[edit]

Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain have performed in concerts all over the world to help raise funds for cancer patients, the blind and the physically challenged people.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ghazal brothers Ustad Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain on Idea Jalsa". radioandmusic.com website. 3 November 2011. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b c SD Sharma (13 October 2010). "The Tribune Lifestyle (scroll down to section 'Music within'". The Tribune, Chandigarh (newspaper). Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  3. ^ a b Hussain brothers to regale Patiala audience The Tribune, Chandigarh (newspaper), Published 22 October 2005. Retrieved 2 December 2018
  4. ^ a b c d e f Wah Ustads Wah (profile of Ahmed and Mohammad Hussain) The Tribune, Chandigarh (newspaper), Published 2 October 2005. Retrieved 2 December 2018
  5. ^ Ustad Ahmed Hussain & Ustad Mohammad Hussain (Classical Bhajans uploaded) newsgroups.com website, Published 30 September 2008. Retrieved 2 December 2018
  6. ^ a b [1] Archived 9 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2 December 2018