I had a glass of Wine in my hand and i was trying to read something when suddenly i heard it.A voice which had the spirit of Indus in it! With voice quality comparable to legendary folk singer Reshman and spiritual ecstasy reminiscent of Abida Parveen, Masooma Anwar is probably the most talented find in the recent times. I times of Jihad when music s dying, singers are being murdered , Masooma’s voice is like a spring of hope.
A medical student, Masooma’s is extremely talented, at such a young age she sings Kafi with a unique ease! She has also sung Kalam-e-Iqbal. She sings Bulleh Shah, Khawaja Faird and Iqbal with equal ease.
Its important that such a talented new singer must be promoted and her talent fully utilized. Below is one of her videos . She is singing a beautiful Kafi of Khawaja Ghulam Farid. Known as Keats of the East, the lyrics of Khawaja’s Kafi are enchanting. The way Masooma has sung it have made it a master piece!