Zakir Hussain

Singer, Music Director, Artist, Actor
Born: Mar 09, 1951
 
 

Born in Mumbai to the legendary tabla player Ustad Alla Rakha, Zakir Hussain, the Indian tabla maestro has dabbled successfully in musical production, film acting and musical composition. His younger siblings, Taufiq Qureshi, Fazal Qureshi and Maral Qureshi are all noted percussionists. Hussain was a child prodigy and began touring by age twelve. The youngest percussionist winner of the Padma Shri in 1988 and Padma Bhushan in 2002.

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Awards


 
    Individual Awards:
  • 1988 - Government Of India - Padma Shri
  • 2002 - Government Of India - Padma Bhushan
  • 2014 - GiMA Awards - Global Music Icon Award
  • Album Awards:
  • 2014 - GiMA Awards - Best Ghazal Album - Hazir - 2

Discography


Non Film


 


Film


 

Music Director



 

Most Popular Songs

Bekhayali Mein Bekhayali Mein
 
Album: Hazir - 2
Singer: Hariharan
Music Director: Hariharan
Artist: Hariharan, Zakir Hussain
Genre: Ghazal, Sugam
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Album Category: Hindi, Non Film
 
Dil Toh Kya Rooh-E-Fan Ko Bhi Garma Gayi Dil Toh Kya Rooh-E-Fan Ko Bhi Garma Gayi
 
Album: Hazir - 2
Singer: Hariharan
Music Director: Hariharan
Artist: Hariharan, Zakir Hussain
Genre: Ghazal
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Donon Jahaan Teri Mohabbat Mein Haar Ke Donon Jahaan Teri Mohabbat Mein Haar Ke
 
Album: Hazir - 2
Singer: Hariharan
Music Director: Hariharan
Artist: Hariharan, Zakir Hussain
Genre: Ghazal, Sugam, Hindustani
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Bakhuda Ab Toh Mujhe Koi Tamanna Hi Nahi Bakhuda Ab Toh Mujhe Koi Tamanna Hi Nahi
 
Album: Hazir - 2
Singer: Hariharan
Music Director: Hariharan
Artist: Hariharan, Zakir Hussain
Genre: Ghazal
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Koi Ghila Koi Shiqwa Zara Rahe Tumse Koi Ghila Koi Shiqwa Zara Rahe Tumse
 
Album: Hazir - 2
Singer: Hariharan
Music Director: Hariharan
Artist: Hariharan, Zakir Hussain
Genre: Ghazal
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Filmography


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