A 2-day festival to celebrate the Urdu language — ‘Rang-e-Rekhta’ began at Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) on Saturday. The event was presented by JKK and was curated by Rekhta Foundation. During the performance,Urdu lover were seen enjoying to their fullest.
This was followed by Dastaangoi in which Danish Iqbal told stories related to the life of Faiz Sahib. Accompanying the duo were Ustad Ghulam Sabir Khan on Sarangi, Nafis Ahmed on Harmonium and Amjad Khan on Tabla.
The evening concluded with a mesmerizing Qawwali performance by the noted Sabri Brothers – Ustad Saeed Sabri, Ustad Fareed Sabri, Ustad Amin Sabri and others.The group rendered sufi songs like tu der-o-haram, damadum mast kalander, chaap tilak, phir hume yaad aane lage hai,among others.