Archive for February, 2012

World Can Be Tuned Up To Love And Peace Through Music-Marwah

February 2, 2012

Ustad Eltaf Hussain Sarahang

“The whole World can be tuned up to love and peace through the magic of music and arts” said great music lover Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios at the music recital of Ustad Eltaf Hussain Khan from Afghanistan at Azad Bhawan organized by Indian Council For Cultural Relations, Ministry of External Affairs, Government Of India.

Ustad Eltaf Hussain Sarahang son of Ustad Mohammad Hussain Sarahang represents the best in the Indo Afghan tradition of vocal classical music. Born in Kabul he learned his classical music from his grand father Ustad Gulam Hussain and his father. He has also been trained by Ustad Amanat Ali Khan and Ustad Fateh Ali Khan from Pakistan and Ustad Abdul Rehman Khan of Bombay.

Ustad Eltaf Hussain started his carrier from the court of King Zahir Shah of Afghanistan as Royal Musician. He taught music at Kabul University, had been a director classical and ethnic music at Radio Kabul and Television Afghanistan. He has been a member of world renowned International Film And Television Research Centre of Asian Academy Of Film And Television.

“My relationship with India is as old as my Grand Father, as we have never differentiated the music between the two countries” said Eltaf Hussain.