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Ghazal legend to perform in Dubai

Renowned Indian classical singer Talat Aziz is set to perform in Dubai on June 13 as part of a ghazal music tribute event for legends of the genre.

  Talat Aziz has had an illustrious career spanning more than four decades, having trained under Pakistani ghazal singer Mehdi Hasan. Photo courtesy: Facebook page of Talat Aziz
Talat Aziz has had an illustrious career spanning more than four decades, having trained under Pakistani ghazal singer Mehdi Hasan. Photo courtesy: Facebook page of Talat Aziz

The evening, titled ‘Roohani Sham’ (spiritual evening) will take place at the Shaikh Rashid Auditorium, Indian High School and will also feature tabla artist Jeetu Shankar.

Aziz has had an illustrious career spanning more than four decades, having trained under Pakistani ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan. Indian music director Khayyam Saheb introduced Aziz in the classic film Umrao Jaan with the famous ghazal ' Zindagi Jab Bhi'., This was followed by Bazaar, featuring the ghazal 'Phir Chiddi Raat', which he sang along with Lata Mangeshkar.

Aside from being on the concert circuit and releasing private albums, Aziz has also composed music for Indian TV shows and acted in several as well.

Tickets for his Dubai concert will be available online.

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