It’s a father & son story from Pakistan . The father, Alam Lohar, was born in a small Punjabi village of British india at the time, into a family of blacksmiths “Lohar” being the urdu translation.

Alam Lohar begun singing as a child, he recorded his first album at the age of 13, the young boy started touring villages & singing in local religious celebrations. Growing up, he developed a unique way of singing the Punjabi folk tale. Sufi kalaam & poetry were the essential part of his lyrics.

Alam Lohar’s magnificent voice was enough, in a time technology was not needed in music, he used to sing non stop all night long & his strong voice reached his public without even using a microphone.

“JUGNI” the most popular Punjabi standard was created by Alam Lohar, his discography remains one of the most important in Hindo-Pakistani Punjabi folk music.

Alam Lohar is considered as one of the most emblematic Pakistani artists of all times, he performed Punjabi music internationally & received many prestigious awards, he was the first to make Punjabi music popular outside of its home land.

Alam Lohar was not only an exceptional performer, but a great musician & poet as well, he was one of the rare people to use the “Chimta” & develop it & also write his own song lyrics.

Alam lohar’s hundred of songs constitute the majority of the classical Punjabi folk library, which still inspires all the Punjabi singers from both Pakistan & India nowadays.

Alam Lohar’s sadly died in an accident in 1979, but his art is still living thanks to the great archive he left & thanks to his talented son, Arif Lohar, who continued what his father started.

Arif Lohar is one of the top list Pakistani singers & one of best rated Punjabi folk singers at an international level.

The father & son resemblance is incredible, the same physique, the same voice & the same talent. Arif Lohar plays the “Chimta” as his father did before him & sings Punjabi folk & sufi kalaam. He is perpetuating a family tradition & continuing his father’s journey

Arif Lohar’s mission was to develop the Punjabi folk & bring it to another level. Technology & music fusion was the key to the renewal of the genre.

His live Coke studio album “JUGNI” released in 2010, was the consecration of many years of research & creation. It’s a career maturity album that took his music to an upper stage.

Punjabi Folk, Sufi Kalaam, Chimta & great gift of God’s voices, that’s what made the Lohars one of the greatest artistic “lignées” in the history of Hindo-Pakistani music.

The Father & Son ressemblance : Lohar's Talent DNA

Alam Lohar - Jugni

Arif Lohar - Jugni

Arif Lohar's Excellent release : the Coke Studio Live Album

Alif Allah


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Israel massacre les Palestiniens … c’est la faute à Hindi Zahra

Israel, l’Etat Terroriste … c’est la faute à Hindi Zahra

Israel existe … c’est la faute à Hindi Zahra

Le mouvement du 20 Février, le mal aimé … c’est la faute à Hindi Zahra

Le mouvement du 20 Février entre hypocrisie et populisme … c’est la faute à Hindi Zahra

Le billet en poche j’ai bêtement raté le concert de Mawazine’11 croyant que c’était un Jeudi … c’est la faute à Hindi Zahra

Brouhaha,  Buzz,  Manif’ & co … c’est la faute à Hindi Zahra

Cette fois c’est bien un jeudi !! je l’ai noté en gras et oui i believe in signs… c’est la faute à Hindi Zahra

Voiture mal garée, stress et embrouille avec un policier qui parle très mal A.C.A.B … c’est la faute à Hindi Zahra

Ça caille ça race en plus … c’est la faute à Hindi Zahra

Théâtre plein à craquer, je m’assois à coté de deux ados excités qui n’ont pas le rythme dans la peau et qui même pour taper dans les mains font des fausses notes … c’est la faute à Hindi Zahra

Des frenchy assis dans la rangée de devant et qui ont foiré toutes mes vidéos et mes photos à coup de oh lala je me lève oh lala j’ai une trop grosse tête… c’est la faute à Hindi Zahra

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Et oui, après à peu près 1h30 de concert on en sort ravi … et c’est bien évidemment la faute à qui ? … c’est la faute à Hindi Zahra !!

Hindi Zahra - Imik Si Mik 

(Concert du 15.12.2011 à Rabat)

Hindi Zahra - Stand Up
(Concert du 15.12.2011 à Rabat)

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