The 'Folk' side of Coke Studio!

  • The Nooran Sisters shot to fame with 'Patakha Guddi' from Imtiaz Ali's Highway. However, the dynamic duo were part of <a href="http://www.biscoot.com/coke-studio" target="_blank">Coke Studio</a> even before that when they colloborated with Hitesh Sonik. Jyoti and Sultana belong to Jalandhar, Punjab and are very much rooted in their linguistic and musical traditions. The Nooran sisters belong to family of musicians and are heavily trained in Sufi music.
    The Nooran Sisters shot to fame with 'Patakha Guddi' from Imtiaz Ali's Highway. However, the dynamic duo were part of Coke Studio even before that when they colloborated with Hitesh Sonik. Jyoti and Sultana belong to Jalandhar, Punjab and are very much rooted in their linguistic and musical traditions. The Nooran sisters belong to family of musicians and are heavily trained in Sufi music.
  • Ustad Rashid Khan is an Indian classical musician in the Hindustani music tradition amd belongs to the Rampur-Sahaswan gharana. Rashid's growing popularity is reflected in his increasing participation in all well known music conferences in India and extensive tours the world over. Rashid brings to the show rich culutural works with his expertise in classical music adding high folk elements to the creation.
    Ustad Rashid Khan is an Indian classical musician in the Hindustani music tradition amd belongs to the Rampur-Sahaswan gharana. Rashid's growing popularity is reflected in his increasing participation in all well known music conferences in India and extensive tours the world over. Rashid brings to the show rich culutural works with his expertise in classical music adding high folk elements to the creation.
  • The Wadali Brothers Puranchand Wadali and Pyarelal Wadali are Sufi singers and musicians from Guru Ki Wadali in the Amritsar District in Punjab, India. Both versatile artists sing in the gurbani, kafi, ghazal and bhajan genres of music. Wadali Brothers' song, Tu Mane Ya Na Mane was a classic Sufi love song appreciated by all.
    The Wadali Brothers Puranchand Wadali and Pyarelal Wadali are Sufi singers and musicians from Guru Ki Wadali in the Amritsar District in Punjab, India. Both versatile artists sing in the gurbani, kafi, ghazal and bhajan genres of music. Wadali Brothers' song, Tu Mane Ya Na Mane was a classic Sufi love song appreciated by all.
  • Zila is the seventh generation in an unbroken lineage of sitar and surbahar players in India. Rigorous training has given her a very strong foundation in music and was exposed to Indian as well as Western music. Zila sings a vast range of musical forms including qaul, qalbana, gul and others. Zila's 'Wohi Khuda Hai' on Coke Studio has been a huge hit too.
    Zila is the seventh generation in an unbroken lineage of sitar and surbahar players in India. Rigorous training has given her a very strong foundation in music and was exposed to Indian as well as Western music. Zila sings a vast range of musical forms including qaul, qalbana, gul and others. Zila's 'Wohi Khuda Hai' on Coke Studio has been a huge hit too.
  • The Sabri Brothers are a Sufi Qawwali party from Pakistan and were the first exponents of Qawwali to the West, when they performed at New York's Carnegie Hall in 1975. Sabri brothers' Hume toh loot liya' song which featured in Coke Studio is an evergreen Qawwali from the Bollywood film 'Al Hilal'. The song was re-created with a rock groove and was instantly popular with the masses. It was fabulous to see elements of folk and rock come together in a never seen before avatar.
    The Sabri Brothers are a Sufi Qawwali party from Pakistan and were the first exponents of Qawwali to the West, when they performed at New York's Carnegie Hall in 1975. Sabri brothers' Hume toh loot liya' song which featured in Coke Studio is an evergreen Qawwali from the Bollywood film 'Al Hilal'. The song was re-created with a rock groove and was instantly popular with the masses. It was fabulous to see elements of folk and rock come together in a never seen before avatar.
  • 'Aay Hari Re' with Shafqat Amanat Ali and 'O Aaj Kehne Bhi Na Diya' were phenomenal tracks, sung and performed by Pankhi Dutta for Coke Studio series. She was a part of an Assamese Kamrupiya Lokageet, which talks about the futility of all the materialistic pleasures one craves for in life.&#8203;
    'Aay Hari Re' with Shafqat Amanat Ali and 'O Aaj Kehne Bhi Na Diya' were phenomenal tracks, sung and performed by Pankhi Dutta for Coke Studio series. She was a part of an Assamese Kamrupiya Lokageet, which talks about the futility of all the materialistic pleasures one craves for in life.​
  • Sawan Khan is a folk artist from Rajasthan who has performed all over the world. Sawan belongs to a renowned group of poets who sing from a wide repertoire of ancient songs from the Thar Desert. Khan sings in Sindh and is the vocalist of Musafir Gypsies of Rajasthan, which comprises traditional Rajasthani artists. Sawan has been one of the most versatile artist on the Coke Studio and has beautifully blended the folk side with the show's flavour with Clinton Cerejo.
    Sawan Khan is a folk artist from Rajasthan who has performed all over the world. Sawan belongs to a renowned group of poets who sing from a wide repertoire of ancient songs from the Thar Desert. Khan sings in Sindh and is the vocalist of Musafir Gypsies of Rajasthan, which comprises traditional Rajasthani artists. Sawan has been one of the most versatile artist on the Coke Studio and has beautifully blended the folk side with the show's flavour with Clinton Cerejo.
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The Nooran Sisters shot to fame with 'Patakha Guddi' from Imtiaz Ali's Highway. However, the dynamic duo were part of Coke Studio even before that when they colloborated with Hitesh Sonik. Jyoti and Sultana belong to Jalandhar, Punjab and are very much rooted in their linguistic and musical traditions. The Nooran sisters belong to family of musicians and are heavily trained in Sufi music.

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