Sher Miandad Khan
شیر میانداد خان
|Birth name||Sher Miandad|
|Years active||1996 – present|
Sher Miandad Khan (Urdu: شیر میانداد خان)(born 1968), is a Pakistani qawwal and a folk singer. He was born in Pakpattan, Pakistan and started his qawwali group in 1996. He adopted qawwali singing as his family tradition. His grandfather Din Mohammad Qawwal (Dina Qawwal) was a renowned qawwal of India and Pakistan. He learned music from his father Ustad Miandad Khan. He is a cousin of renowned qawwal Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Sher Miandad is the younger brother of another popular Pakistani qawwal Badar Ali Khan also known as Badar Miandad Qawwal.
He has given his qawwali performances of sufiana kalam at many international music fairs and shows including in the United States, Switzerland, India and Singapore. Sher Miandad and his qawwali group has performed for Pakistan Television and Radio Pakistan. His qawwali group has performed in Geneva, Switzerland and Oslo, Norway and have won some international music awards also.
Some of his Naats are:
- Tu Kuja Man Kuja
Some of his Qawalis are:
- Nach malanga
- Baba dey darbar chirryan boldiyan
- Jugni (Sakhi Lal Di Jugni)
- Yad bhuldi nai teri
- Tumhein dillagi bhulni pare gi
- Qalandri Gharha
- Raaz diyan gallan
- "Qawwali night: 'Qawwali night: Mehfil-e-Sama captivates capital residents (at Islamabad, Pakistan)". The Express Tribune (newspaper). 14 January 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
- Profile of Sher Miandad Qawwal on Bhakti music website Retrieved 19 August 2018
- Faizan Hussain (29 June 2014). "Keeping Qawwali tradition alive (Sher Miandad Qawwal interview and profile)". The Nation (newspaper). Retrieved 19 August 2018.
- History of Qawwali on twocircles.net website Published 7 March 2013, Retrieved 19 August 2018
- Sher Miandad's qawwali videoclip on YouTube Published 21 July 2015, Retrieved 19 August 2018
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