The petition also put the onus on Qawwal Amjad Sabri and poet Aqeel Mohsin Naqvi for the blasphemy row while seeking to ban the Qawaali
that caused the issue.
The live studio jugalbandi of artistes spanning genres such as sufi , qawaali
, pop, classical, folk and hip hop produced a unique product that captured the imagination of the nation and climbed up the TV ratings.
One of Pakistan's most prolific Qawwali singers, Qari Waheed Chishti headlined the festival, alongside top UK Asian artists Bonafide, the Amir Ali Khan Qawaali
Group, Dhol Group and Legacy.
The present fifth volume of the book covers about forty types of classical music along with notations including raags, thumri, dadra, lakshan, tarana, tirwat, kafi, ghazal, qawaali
, dhurpad, chatrang, tappa, etc.
ALIM QASIMOV Love's Deep Ocean (Network): In Pakistan it's called qawaali
and its most celebrated exponent is the late, lamented Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan; in Azerbaijan it's called mugham and its greatest practitioner is the thankfully still with us Alim Qasimov.