Sukhan: a Mehfil of Urdu Literature, Shayri, Dastangoi, Nazams and Ghazals

December 9, 2018

December 9, 2018

3:00 pm To 3:00 pm

Joseph J. Sweeney Auditorium, 380 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, New Jersey

Event Description

Sukhan is the Melange of Gazals, Qawwalis, Poetry, Music, Nazms, and Storytelling enriched by a plethora of compositions from Urdu literature (Explained in easy understanding Hindi), Hindustani Classical music and Sufi Music from famous artists like :

Nusarat Fateh Ali Khan – Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was a Pakistani vocalist, primarily a singer of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis.

Saahir Ludhianvi – Sahir Ludhianvi is the pen name of Abdul Hayee who is popularly known as Sahir, was an Indian poet and film lyricist

Kaifi Azami – Sayyid Akhtar Hussein Rizvi, known as Kaifi Azmi, was an Indian Urdu poet.

Mujtaba Hussain is an Indian satirist and writer of Urdu literature

Allama Iqbal – Sir Muhammad Iqbal, also known as Allama Iqbal, was a philosopher and poet

Faiz Ahmed Faiz – Faiz Ahmad Faiz was a poet and author, and one of the most celebrated writers of the Urdu language.

Gopaaldaas Neeraj – Gopaaldaas Neeraj  was an Indian poet and author of Hindi literature. He was also a famous poet of Hindi Kavi sammelan.
The Sukhan group is very popular in India and Middle East. They have very large fan following and repeat audience.

Locations & Map

Joseph J. Sweeney Auditorium

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