Shakir Qasmi

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Shakir Qasmi
OccupationQari (a reciter of the Quran)
RelativesQari Zahir Qasmi (older brother) Qari Waheed Zafar Qasmi (younger brother)

Shakir Qasmi (Urdu: قارى شاكر قاسمى), was a Pakistani Qāriʾ (a reciter of the Quran) known for his work on Radio Pakistan.

Background[edit]

Qari Shakir Qasmi was the host of the children's television program Iqra (transl. read), which provided lessons and exercises on properly reciting and pronouncing Quranic Arabic.[1][2][3] This program aired and re-ran on the Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) from 1978 to 1985. It was later hosted by Qari Waheed Zafar Qasmi (his younger brother), and thereon by Qari Khushi Muhammad.[4] He also was the author of a famous book called Asan Qaids Dars-E-Qur'an which came with audio tapes for helping children to read along with proper pronunciation.[5] Qari Shakir Qasmi was also the first person to recite the Quran in the United Nations.[6]

Publications[edit]

  • Asan Qaida Dars-E-Qur;an[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rare photos from 1979 of Qari Shakir Qasmi's iqra program on the Pakistani Television Corporation
  2. ^ Quran recitations by Shakir Qasmi, English translations by Mohammad Marmaduke Pickthall, translations read by Aslam Azhar https://web.archive.org/web/20110107132926/http://quran.net/quran/transPickthalShakirAzhar.asp?sNum=055&sNameA=Ar-Rahman&sNameE=The%20Beneficent&Ayaat=78&Origin=Makkah Archived from the original on 7 January 2011, Retrieved 23 April 2019
  3. ^ Qari Shakir Qasmi on musicmillennium.com website Retrieved 23 April 2019
  4. ^ Shalimar Recording, IQRA | Lesson 2 | Movements (Harakat) | Qari Khushi Muhamad Al Azhari | Tariq Lodhi, retrieved 8 February 2019
  5. ^ "Durs i Quran by Shakir Qasmi قارى شاكر قاسمى". Scribd. Retrieved 8 February 2019.
  6. ^ Shiraz Qasmi, Qari Shakir Qasmi's recitation for the United Nations, retrieved 8 February 2019
  7. ^ "Durs i Quran by Shakir Qasmi قارى شاكر قاسمى". Scribd. Retrieved 8 February 2019.

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