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 faither 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. 21 October 2005. Archived frae the original on 7 Februar 2021. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
  2. "Music in the genes". The Hindu. 19 December 2002. Archived frae the original on 4 Julie 2003. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
  3. "Ustad Vilayat Hussain Khan's body brought to city - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 15 Mairch 2004. Archived frae the original on 15 October 2013. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
  4. "No Page Found". Khaleejtimes.com. Archived frae the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
  5. "The Song catchers". Indian Express. 15 Mey 2010. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
  6. [1] Archived 2010-02-08 at the Wayback Machine

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