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Their politically influenced songs were often subject to censorship, which led to the eventual ban from all state run television and radio during the rule of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Pakistani guitar virtuoso Mekaal Hasan and the band's producer John Alec have been playing bass guitar for live shows in his place.
Was married to Pakistani actress and model Ayesha Alam.
www.dirpedia.com /junoon.html   (373 words)

  List of musicians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of new age / new instrumental musicians
List of musicians in the first wave of punk music (ca.
List of musicians in the second wave of punk music (ca.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_musicians   (146 words)

 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Pakistani military have played an influential role in mainstream politics throughout Pakistan's history, with military presidents ruling from 1958–71, 1977–88 and from 1999 onwards.
The rich variety of Pakistani music ranges from diverse provincial folk music and traditional styles such as Qawwali and Ghazal Gayaki to modern forms fusing traditional and western music, such as the synchronisation of Qawwali and western music by the renowned Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
Pakistani society is largely multilingual and predominantly Muslim, with high regard for traditional family values, although urban families have grown into a nuclear family system due to the socio-economic constraints imposed by the traditional joint family system.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Pakistan   (4267 words)

 Desi Hot OR Hot   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Their self titled debut album, released in 1991, received mixed results since Junoon's rock 'n' roll sound was still fairly new to the Pakistani audience.
Their politically influenced songs were often subject to censorship, which led to the eventual ban from all state run television and radio during the rule of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
In 2004, Brian O'Connell was let go and Pakistani guitar virtuoso Mekaal Hasan was added on bass for live shows.
www.desihotornot.com /encyclopedia/index.php?title=Junoon   (522 words)

 Chowk: : Miscued Doldrums; The Saga Revisited, The Feud Recreated
Musicians in India and Pakistan have, historically, always denounced the stream of lofty political statements that flow back and forth daily between the two capitals.
By showing unwarranted hostilities towards their Pakistani counterparts and resenting the status granted to them in India, these musicians have resorted to wrongful means of pleading their otherwise legitimate struggle.
Pakistanis have also shown considerable tolerance and perseverance when confronted with India’s continued refusal to play cricket with Pakistan and even with the recently boycotted SAF games.
www.chowk.com /articles/6019   (851 words)

 Lists of musicians   (Site not responding. Last check: )
See list of musicians for a structured list.
List of musicians in the first wave of punk music
List of musicians in the second wave of punk music
www.adres.nl /music/ListsOfMusicians.asp   (52 words)

 List of Pakistani musicians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of musicians from Pakistan listed in alphabetical order.
The list inlcudes all music bands, groups and sole artists that were and are in the industry today.
The list includes film singers, pop singers, rock bands and ghazal traditional artists.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Pakistani_musicians   (124 words)

 TheReligionofPeace.com - List of Islamic Terror Attacks for 2005
Pakistanis stab a 24-year-old Christian man senselessly to death in what is either a racial or religious attack.
Six musicians are shot to death by religious fundamentalists opposed to music.
Pakistani man guns down his 19-year-old sister and injures her husband in a public honor killing in Denmark.
www.thereligionofpeace.com /attacks-2005.htm   (8542 words)

 World Affairs Board - Musicians go underground
The musicians' former countrymen, the Taliban, are also hiding in Peshawar, the city in Pakistan that lies closest to the Afghan border.
A Pakistani model presents jewelleries designed by Sarah Raza, a graduate from the Pakistan school of Fashion Design, during a fashion show in Islamabad, 28 August 2003.
Pakistani models present locally-made western style outfits during a fashion show in Lahore, 19 July 2003.
www.worldaffairsboard.com /showthread.php?t=4825   (2760 words)

I did write few songs for Pakistani films but soon I realized that I would not be able to meet my goals of filmmaking here and decided to come to.....
My feature film "Daughter of the East" is about a young Pakistani girl Hawa, who struggles to get out of an arranged marriage to a stranger after she is brought to USA.
Pakistani and Indian women are supporting my idea and I am getting phone calls from them but some men from my culture totally disagree with the making of Daughter of the East.
www.reelmind.com /pages/articles/default.php?artid=119&ck=16171   (992 words)

 Poet -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The list of definitive poets would change over time as the notion of poetry itself cannot be strictly defined.
Musicians can busk, score sound for movies or videogames, perform at weddings, or otherwise earn a living in addition to their creative side projects.
Poets, however, tend to be either on the fringes of or at the very center of their culture.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Poet   (831 words)

 Mailing Lists for the Blind
List to discuss surfing and swimming at beaches.
This list is for all alumni of the Kentucky School for the Blind in Louisville
This is a list to talk about living and working with a guide dog.
pages.prodigy.net /dghuff/list.htm   (417 words)

 2006 Living Traditions Festival
This ensemble of Vietnamese musicians is under the direction of master musician, Lan Nguyen who traveled extensively through her native Viet Nam to collect traditional music and preserve it for future generations.
Pakistani Bangara's performances demonstrate how ancient traditions are deeply ingrained in contemporary Pakistani culture.
This performance is presented by musicians who participate in the Swedish Heritage Society and by dancers under the direction of Laraine Miner.
www.slcgov.com /arts/livingtraditions/2006/performerslist.htm   (2188 words)

 Pakistan Development Gateway (Culture)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A unique repository of the wealth of information on the history, politics and socio-economic developments which have been focal to the evolution of history and society of the region, the SARRC has acquired, categorized, preserved and documented vital information data, fact-sheets, unpublished materials, manuscripts, policy papers and official reports of various commissions and committees.
With her collaboration, the Pakistani artists mentioned in this site began to use cyber technology to make contact in spite of physical distance and view the computer as an artist's tool.
A list of development agencies and NGOs working in the district; education and health institutions; contact information in case of an emergency or complaints and details about the district administration are also available on this site, together with relevant contact information.
www.pdg.org.pk /Culture.htm   (3666 words)

 Khaleej Times Online
The programme exclusively features the outstanding exponents of classical music and Sabzal is the first and the only musician to introduce and play banjo to this programme.
He was the solo classical banjo artist at Radio Pakistan Karachi for 35 years and has a long list of students residing in several countries.
Nowadays, its popularity is reducing and barely local musicians in Assam, West Bengal and M.P. are known as player of banjo in their musical styles.
www.khaleejtimes.com /CityHome.asp?xfile=data/citytimes/2004/June/citytimes_June146.xml§ion=citytimes&col=   (690 words)

 The Saturday Post
The result: a long list of really awesome singers and bands who are now catching international attention, from Bollywood to the Middle East, Europe, North America, and the Far East.
Pakistani music is catching on and, as we keep stressing, can be our answer to Bollywood for promoting Pakistan's culture on a global level, if managed well!
In this article, we have compiled a list of Pakistani music websites that we found to be the best, based on their cosmetics, content, and quality.
www.thesaturdaypost.com /pointofview_64_pakistani_music_websites.html   (787 words)

 Dom Research Center - Dom Name List
Gaodari are listed in Egypt and shown on a map titled the "Probable Lines of the First Gypsy Immigrations" in Clebert's book, The Gypsies.
Arabic word meaning "flsmith" or "fire-worshipper." A group bearing this name existed before the 10th century but there is no evidence to connect them with the group known by this name today.
The men are musicians and the women are dancers.
www.domresearchcenter.com /names/body.html   (1046 words)

 Online edition of Daily News - World
However during this time Pakistani artists had been allowed to perform in India, with singers Ghulam Ali and Adnan Saimi becoming huge hits here, especially the latter with his renditions of Bollywood numbers.
On his list of targets were singers Abeeda Parveen and Adnan Saimi, popular band Junoon and ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali.
As a goodwill gesture, Singh donated a cheque of 5,000 dollars to legendary Pakistani singer Mehdi Hassan, who is battling a paralytic stroke.
www.dailynews.lk /2004/03/05/wor05.html   (423 words)

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Musicians who release music under an OAL consent to their work being freely copied, performed, reworked and reissued, as long as these new products are released under the same licence.
The list is a long one and there are many more who still continue to die �not any of these died by police firing.
Musicians who release music under an >OAL consent to their work being freely copied, performed, reworked and >reissued, as long as these new products are
mail.sarai.net /pipermail/reader-list/2002-July.txt   (18923 words)

 Encore, NOS, The News International
There may be many causes for this upsurge in violence: drugs, alcohol, unemployment and broken homes, etc. Nonetheless, experts list easy access to illegal weapons and violence shown in media as the two major reasons for this rapid increase.
Then what really went wrong was that classical music slipped from its high pedestal to a point where the musicians for months did not have the opportunity to perform, and as a result tethered on penury unable even to feed their families.
The classical musicians have often resorted to gimmicks as well, like Bhim Sen Joshi in a jugalbandi with Balamurali Krishna, the Carnatic vocalist or with celebrated painter M. F Hussain.
jang.com.pk /thenews/nov2006-weekly/nos-26-11-2006/enc.htm   (4252 words)

 Pakistani American Association - Payamber October 1999
Adjacent to this cultural exhibit was the Pakistani section of the International bazaar staffed by the APA volunteers.
In the past, Pakistanis have been conspicuously absent and shied away from it all to be part of the Main Stage activities.
Zafar Ahmad, Huma, Jabeen and Robina Ahmad, Saeed Ahmad (chairperson, café), Najm and Rehana Arifeen, Nauman and Rashda Faridi, Seema Farouqi (chairperson exhibit and ceremonies), Athiya and Mujahid Hussain, Faiza Husain, Iffat Husain, Abid Husain, Iftikhar Husain, Mouzzam Khan, Nadeem and Naima Khan, Atif Ikram, Naveen and Nadeem Iqbal, Mr.
ncpaa.org /payamber/1999_10   (1757 words)

 Pakistani Sufi music sensation set to rock India
"I always wanted to be a musician, I simply had no other dream," says the 23-year-old singer who is in India right now to promote his solo debut album "Koi Chehra", released internationally by Tips Industries.
Like in India, new bands and solo acts have become the order of the day in Pakistan and new musicians are taking to the stage, making the kind of music that was unheard of even until five years ago.
For Adeel, whose musical odyssey began as a toddler in Class II when his "dad bought him a keyboard", education was a burden.
www.bollywoodworld.com /news/bwnews.php?subaction=showfull&id=1201464599&archive=   (689 words)

 SkyscraperCity Forums - Pakistan Music Industry reaching new heights
THE year 2005 was thought to herald the era of the Pakistani music industry, where it burst out from its hibernation and reached new highs of creativity.
It was strange seeing Pakistani bands being honoured in other countries and not in Pakistan, Junoon and Strings were presented awards in India.
Other achievements by Pakistani singers this year have been by new talent such as Aftab Urooj, who is the only South Asian so far to be offered a scholarship at the University of Berkeley, the renowned university for music and arts.
www.skyscrapercity.com /showthread.php?t=250616   (1037 words)

 Freemuse: Aghan police beat musicians defying ban
Police beat two Afghan musicians and threatened to bomb their office for violating a local ban on music reminiscent of that imposed by the former Taliban regime, a state-controlled newspaper reported today.
Another musician told the daily that one of the policemen had threatened to bomb the group's office in Kabul.
Pakistani musicians living near the country's border with Afghanistan have complained they are being harassed by hardliners attempting to stamp out music and movies
www.freemuse.org /sw6520.asp   (1271 words)

 Ali Zafar and Iman Ali amongst the ten most sexiest Asians - PakVibes.Com
According to a list published by British weekly, Eastern Eye, pop wonder boy Ali Zafar and actress/model Iman Ali are amongst the ten most sexiest Asian people in the world.
Pakistani dramas have a following in the UK amongst Indian expatriates as well and an increasing number are also filmed abroad.
Unlike others on this list who've often played sexy and sensual roles onscreen, Iman makes it to this list because of her distinct style.
www.pakvibes.com /articles/comments.php?id=31_0_1_0_C   (839 words)

 Afghan expatriates keep their music alive (SJMN)
A man caught hiring musicians for his daughter's wedding went to jail for 10 days.
She and other Afghan musicians have kept their music alive from afar -- and despite the Taliban's five-year rule, they remain popular.
Their music can be found in bins of cassettes in Pakistani bazaars or on the Internet.
www.mockingbirdfoundation.org /press/afghanistan.html   (820 words)

 GardeningDaily - Junoon
Their self titled debut album, released in 1991, received mixed results since Junoon's rock 'n' roll sound was still fairly new to the Pakistani audience.
Although the album was hailed by most critics, it failed to make a dent in the popular market.At this time the band was pushed aggresively by Pakistan's version of Lester Bangs, Nadeem F. Paracha, the eccentric, iconoclastic but highly influencial Pakistani music crtic.
In 2004, Brian O'Connell was let go and Pakistani guitar virtuoso Mekaal Hasan was added on bass for live shows.
www.gardeningdaily.com /flowers-and-plants/Junoon   (488 words)

 Lightworks - Music
The annual gathering is a rare and unique celebration of the divine mystery, drawing those yearning for spiritual transformation -- as well as some of the planet's most impressive world music performers -- from all over the globe.
Pakistani qawwali chants, Egyptian madhi odes, flamenco-style Christian saetas from Spain, and whirling Sufi drone-dance melodies radiate an invitation to transcend cultural differences and embrace the sacred spark that resides inside each of us.
Calls may be placed to her at (303) 444-9575 between 9:30am -- 5pm MST regarding review criteria, consulting services for signed and unsigned musicians, and data list rentals.
www.lightworks.com /MonthlyAspectarian/1997/October/1097-03.html   (1384 words)

 Blurring Borders in Ramchand Pakistani - Sepia Mutiny
The prison cell is a metaphor for communal relations – in a tiny space, men of different regions and religions are forced to coexist—and, in the process, come to realize what they have in common—a desire for freedom—far outweighs their differences.
Pakistani (thanks for the correction Chachaji) government to star in this film, for example.
The Pakistani government has postponed or stayed his execution multiple times now, as a result of appeals from the family and from the Indian government, but a final clemency decision has not been made yet.
www.sepiamutiny.com /sepia/archives/005174.html   (5975 words)

 ABC News: Bollywood Bellweather? Movie Moves Foes
Leaving the theater after watching the new movie, "Khuda Kay Liye," the first Pakistani film to be released in India in more than four decades, Sahid Anmad and Samir Agarwal finally found something they could agree on involving India and Pakistan: they both loved Pakistani women.
Pakistani actress Iman Ali addresses media representatives during a preview of the film "Khuda Ke Liye" (In the Name of God) in Mumbai late March 31, 2008.
One moves to Chicago, inspires a group of American musicians into spontaneous orchestration, marries an American but is then illegally detained and tortured by the U.S. government.
abcnews.go.com /Entertainment/BusinessTravel/story?id=4590620&page=1   (631 words)

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