Waheed Zafar Qasmi

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Waheed Zafar Qasmi
Born
OccupationNaat khawan
RelativesShakir Qasmi (brother)
Zahir Qasmi (brother)

Waheed Zafar Qasmi (Arabic: قاري وحيد ظفار قسمي) is a Pakistani na'at khawan,[1][2][3] a performer of poetry in praise of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad. Qasmi recites in both in Urdu and Arabic languages.[4]

Background

Qasmi began reciting the Quran at the age of 7. Over the years, he has participated in several Qira'at competitions all around the world. In 1969, he won his first competition in Malaysia. In 1979, he won in another competition in Libya. Qasmi also won a competition on Tilawat-e-Quran-e-Majeed in Saudi Arabia and Syria in 1980 and 1981 respectively. In the 1970s, Qasmi joined Radio Pakistan. He was also known for his TV program Sar Chashma-e-Hidayat. Qasmi also effectively performed his role as a judge in Qira'at and Na'at competitions.[3][5][6][7][8][9] His contribution in the field of Qira'at and Na'at led him to win the Pride of Performance award.

See also

References

  1. ^ Jamil Khan (30 June 2014). "Organisations plan charity activities in Ramadan". The Gulf Today (newspaper). Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Young Qari captivates viewers on Geo TV". The News International (newspaper). 29 July 2012. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b Profile of Qari Waheed Zafar Qasmi on "HAMARI WEB" website. Retrieved 24 April 2018
  4. ^ Mehfil-e-Naat on first death anniversary of Haji Abdul Razzaq Yaqoob ARY News website, Published 20 February 2015, Retrieved 24 April 2018
  5. ^ Pakistan Peace (24 January 2009), Qari Waheed Zafar Qasmi Interview In Ptv( Part 1 )By Visaal, retrieved 3 April 2019
  6. ^ Pakistan Peace (24 January 2009), Qari Waheed Zafar Qasmi Interview In Ptv( Part 2 )By Visaal, retrieved 3 April 2019
  7. ^ Pakistan Peace (24 January 2009), Qari Waheed Zafar Qasmi Interview In Ptv( Part 3 )By Visaal, retrieved 3 April 2019
  8. ^ Pakistan Peace (24 January 2009), Qari Waheed Zafar Qasmi Interview In Ptv( Part 4 )By Visaal, retrieved 3 April 2019
  9. ^ Pakistan Peace (24 January 2009), Qari Waheed Zafar Qasmi Interview In Ptv( Part 5 )By Visaal, retrieved 3 April 2019