Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Pathanay khan Sings - Khawaja Ghulam Farid * Medaa Ishaq Vi Tuoon *

Pathanay khan Sings - Khawaja Ghulam Farid * Medaa Ishaq Vi Tuoon * Tube. Duration : 10.22 Mins.

Pathanay khan Sings - Khwaja Ghulm Farid ******************************** About Singer: Pathanay Khan (real name: Ghulam Muhammad; 1926 - 2000) was a great Seraiki folk singer from Pakistan. He sang mostly Kafis or Ghazals, which were largely based on the Sufi poetry of Khwaja Ghulam Farid and Shah Hussain. He was born in 1926 in the village Basti Tambu Wali, situated in the heart of the Thal Desert, several miles from Kot Addu, (Punjab, Pakistan). When he was only a few years old, his father and mother seprated. She took her son along and went to Kot Addu to stay with her father. When the boy fell seriously ill, his mother took him to a syed's house. The syed's wife looked after him, and advised his mother to change his name because it seemed too heavy for him. Her daughter commented that he looked like Pathana (in that region, a name symbolising love and valour), and so from that day onwards he was known as Pathanay Khan. His mother credited the new name for saving the child's life. Life: Pathanay Khan was very attached to his mother. She took good care of him and tried to educate him. However, he, like his father Khameesa Khan, spent his time wandering, contemplating and singing. His nature lured him away from school after the seventh standard. He began singing, mostly the Kafis of Khwaja Ghulam Farid, the saint of Bahawalpur. His first teacher was Baba Mir Khan, who taught him everything he knew. Singing alone did not earn him enough, so the young Pathanay Khan ...

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