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Qateel Shifai

Birth:1919
Death:2001

South Asian poet. Aurangzeb Khan adopted Qateel Shifai as his pen name in 1938. He published over 20 collections of verse apart from over 2,500 songs for Pakistani and Indian films. His poetry has been translated in Hindi, Gujrati, English, Russian and Chinese. Qateel Shifai was the recipient of Pride of Performance award (1994) ...

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Qureshi Alla Rakha Khan

Birth:1919
Death:2000

The drum; tabla, maestro who helped to export Indian classical music to the world. He was capable of a frantic and intoxicating energy that had audiences around the world spellbound. He generated a torrent of beats out of which the most complex rhythmic structures would gradually emerge in redemptive glory. ...

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