Rare concert at Charminar

Rare concert at Charminar
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Charminar was the venue for the third event of Hyderabad Arts Festival (HAF), a three-month-long festival, which kicked off in the first week of April.

Charminar was the venue for the third event of Hyderabad Arts Festival (HAF), a three-month-long festival, which kicked off in the first week of April.

Sabri Brothers’ soulful Qawwali and Sufi concert with Charminar in the backdrop – quite a souldful experience indeed

Musical performances at historical places are very rare and they are not very easy to happen. A performance at the landmark monument Charminar, the global icon of Hyderabad, became a reality, thanks to the support of the locals and the authorities informed the trio behind Hyderabad Arts Festival - Ramakrishna, Manoj and Capt Anand.

The event that was held on Saturday had well over a thousand audience and included VIPs like Additional Commissioner of Police, Anjani Kumar and Jayesh Ranjan, IT Secretary. Here’s what a few guests at the event had to say about the rare concert:

I didn’t want to miss this rare opportunity. We don’t get many opportunities to sit in front of Charminar quietly and listen to soul-stirring Qawwali and Sufi music, said Amar Ohri of Ohri Group of Hotels, who was also at the event.

It is a historic moment. I am here with my spouse to enjoy full throated Qawwali that has enchanting nuances, beauty and alchemy of poetry said Bharath Shah of BNI.

Sabri Brothers said it is a rare opportunity to perform in front of the 425-years-old monument. “We are indeed honoured,” they declared.

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