|Fareed Ayaz Qawwal|
Ustad Ghulam Fariduddin Ayaz Al-Hussaini Qawwal is a Pakistani Qawwal. He belongs to the Qawwal Bachchon Ka Gharana of Delhi. He and his relatives are the flag-bearers of that school of music (gharana), which is also known by the name of the city as the Dilli Gharana. He performs various genres of Hindustani classical music such as dhrupad, khayal, tarana, thumri, and dadra. Ayaz leads the qawwal party with his younger brother, Ustad Abu Muhammad.
Fareed Ayaz started his training in classical music his father, Ustad Munshi Raziuddin Ahmed Khan. Their roots can be traced to the family tree of one of the earliest disciples of Amir Khusro, Samad bin Ibrahim.
Fareed Ayaz & Abu Muhammad: Qawwal & Brothers are popular for their Sufi performances. They have performed in the United Kingdom, USA, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Austria, India, Kenya, Nepal, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Croatia, Turkey, Morocco, Greece, Egypt, Bulgaria, Tunisia, Belgium, Iran, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Romania, and Mauritius.
- Kangna (2011) (featured in the 2012 film The Reluctant Fundamentalist)
- Mori Bingri (2011)
- Rung (2012)
- Khabram Raseeda (2012)
- Ghar Nari (2016) (featured in 2016 film Ho Mann Jahaan)
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