Abida Parveen Biography (Wikipedia)
Abida Parveen (Urdu: عابدہ پروین; born 20 February 1954), is a Pakistani Sufi Muslim singer, composer and musician. Her singing and music has earned her many accolades, and she has been dubbed as the 'Queen of Sufi music'. She is also a painter and entrepreneur.
Born and raised in Larkana into a Sindhi Sufi family, she was trained by her father Ghulam Haider who was a famous Singer and Music teacher. She plays Pump organ, Keyboard and Sitar. Parveen started performing in the early 1970s and came into global prominence in the 1990s. Since 1993, Parveen has toured globally, performing her first international concert at Buena Park, California. She had performed in Churches also several times. Parveen also features in Pakistan's popular musical show Coke Studio and was a judge on the pan-South Asia contest show Sur Kshetra alongside Runa Laila and Asha Bhosle hosted by Ayesha Takia. It also features Atif Aslam and Himesh Reshammiya. She had appeared in various Indian and Pakistani Music reality shows including Pakistan Idol, Chhote Ustaad and STAR Voice of India. Being the Sufi sensation she is among The 500 Most Influential Muslims of the world. With the power to induce hysteria in her audience Parveen is a "Global Mystic Sufi Ambassador". Since last few years, she sings a song for Pepsi ad in the month of Ramadan and also collaborated with Atif Aslam once in it.
- An exclusive track from the Queen of Sufi musichttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05d70r1.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05d70r1.jpg2017-08-24T14:59:00.000ZAdiba Parveen performs Yeh achchi parda dari hai at her Islamabad home. Is this ancient and beautiful Islamic tradition under threat from extremists?https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05d6zx7
An exclusive track from the Queen of Sufi music
- Abida Parveen - Mera Safarhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p040qgyn.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p040qgyn.jpg2016-07-07T14:01:00.000ZRay Khan spoke to legendry Sufi singer Abida Parveen about her life journey, on Mera Safar.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p040qh00
Abida Parveen - Mera Safar
Abida Parveen Tracks