Zila Khan

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Zila Khan
BornKolkata, Wast Bengal, Indie
GenresSufi muisic
WabsteidOffeecial steid

Zila Hussain Khan is an Indie sufi sangster.[1] She sings clessical an semi-clessical muisical forms[2] an performs in the tradeetion o Imdadkhani gharana.

Early life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Zila Khan wis born in Kolkata tae pre-eminent sitar maestro Ustad Vilayat Khan[3] an Begum Monisha. She wis namit bi her faither efter Amir Khusrow's raag, Zila Kaafi.

Career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Zila Khan wis acceptit as her faither's disciple at a young age. She haes practicit fowerteen tae saxteen oors a day in different time periods. She haes mastered aw his compositions. He empowered her tae perform in a formal ceremony which he documentit in his life documentar. She is the first wumman in her gharana tae learn an perform muisic. She haes the distinction o being the anerly wumman so far frae this faimily tae hae learnt muisic formally frae her faither an perform publicly an aw,[4] a lineage o seiven generations o sitar maestros ahint her an fower generations o recordit muisic frae her great grandfaither Imdad Khan's recordins. She performs wi her vast range o muisical forms, like in Sufi muisic qaul, qalbana, gul, an nou is dedicatin time for the revival o tradeetional Ghazal singin. Her performances hae the guidin presence o the gayaki tradeetion.

In 2006, she made an awaird-winnin documentar on the life an muisic o her faither Ustad Vilayat Khan’s life, cried Spirit to Soul. She wis awairdit The Roll of Honour bi Prime Meenister Dr.Manmohan Singh an the Chief Juistice o Indie. She wis awairdit the Ghalib Award an mony ithers.

Zila Khan wis a Cultural Advisor an Offeecial Member o the Organizing Committee o the 2010 Commonwealth Games. She is pairt o mony important delegations o Indie speakin aboot weemen richts an equality at the Lincoln Centre an various venues an kintras. Zila Khan is a dedicatit componer an haes selectit mony sangs frae Sufi an contemporar poets. She like her father haes wirkit towards protectin an copyrightin muisic wirks. She wis featured in the multi-producers episode o Coke Studio @ MTV Season 2.

Muisic schuil[eedit | eedit soorce]

Zila Khan haes a muisic schuil in 2008 cried as Ustadgah,[5] a state-o-the-airt gurukul at Panchsheel which haes a digital archive an aw, airt gallery, librar an a resource centre. It haes three ither branches in Ingland, Americae an Pusa Road. The schuil trains muisically talentit students frae unnerprivilegit backgrund an aw.[6]

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Zila Khan wis marriet at the age o 24 tae Dr. Khalid an haes a son Faizan.

Awairds[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Roll of Honour receivit frae the Prime Meenister o Indie

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Zila
  • Ishq Ki Nayee Bahar
  • 99.9FM
  • Secrets of the Divine
  • Realms of the Heart
  • Sar Masti
  • Zila The girl child
  • Sing with Sufis
  • Vasl
  • Tere Ishq mein

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The Hindu : Entertainment Chennai / Music : Moment of musical humanism". Hinduonnet.com. 2005-10-21. Retrieved 2013-10-12.
  2. "Music in the genes". The Hindu. 2002-12-19. Retrieved 2013-10-12.
  3. "Ustad Vilayat Hussain Khan's body brought to city - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2004-03-15. Retrieved 2013-10-12.
  4. "No Page Found". Khaleejtimes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-12.
  5. "The Song catchers". Indian Express. 2010-05-15. Retrieved 2013-10-12.
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