Faraz Anwar

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Faraz Anwar
Born (1976-07-15) 15 July 1976 (age 43)
Karachi, Pakistan
GenresInstrumental rock, progressive metal
Years active1989–present
Associated actsMizraab (1996-Present)
Dusk (1994-2004), Noori (Live performances 2011- present)

Faraz Anwar (Urdu: فراز انور) (born 15 July 1976) [1] is a Pakistani guitarist from Karachi, known for his solo instrumental work and his band Mizraab. He has been called "Pakistan's master of progressive rock.[2]


Hailing from Karachi Anwar studied in St. Paul & St. Andrews but later he left his studies for music, and after many years of struggle in the industry he was awarded with 'Outstanding Musical Achievement Award from Berkley College of Music. [3]

After 12 years Anwar released his Album "Ishq Ki Subh" in 2016.[4] [5]

Solo discography[edit]


With Mizraab[edit]

Solo albums[edit]

Live albums[edit]

  • Live at the Rock Musicarium (with Noori) (2012)

Other projects/bands[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.farazanwar.org/v2/biography
  2. ^ "Faraz Anwar - On Being an Artist in Pakistan". www.redbull.com.
  3. ^ "FARAZ ANWAR". Progarchives.com.
  4. ^ "Faraz Anwar to release solo album after 12 years".
  5. ^ "Faraz Anwar is back after 12 years with a new album". HIP. 23 July 2016.

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