Zakir Hussain

Singer, Music Director, Artist, Actor
Born: Mar 09, 1951
 
 

Born in Mumbai to the legendary tabla player Ustad Alla Rakha, Zakir Hussain, the Indian tabla maestro has dabbled successfully in musical production, film acting and musical composition. His younger siblings, Taufiq Qureshi, Fazal Qureshi and Maral Qureshi are all noted percussionists. Hussain was a child prodigy and began touring by age twelve. The youngest percussionist winner of the Padma Shri in 1988 and Padma Bhushan in 2002.

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Awards


 
    Individual Awards:
  • 1988 - Government Of India - Padma Shri
  • 2002 - Government Of India - Padma Bhushan
  • 2014 - GiMA Awards - Global Music Icon Award
  • Album Awards:
  • 2014 - GiMA Awards - Best Ghazal Album - Hazir - 2

Discography


Non Film


 


Film


 

Music Director



 

Most Popular Songs

Kya Tumne Hai Keh Diya Kya Tumne Hai Keh Diya
  • Album: Saaz
    Singer: Kavita Krishnamurthy
    Music Director: Zakir Hussain
    Lyricist: Javed Akhtar
    Genre: Filmi, Jazz, Sugam
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    Valliya Naayaganae Valliya Naayaganae
  • Album: Colours
    Artist: Zakir Hussain, Kunnakkudi Vaidyanathan
    Genre: Carnatic, Western Classical
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    Album Category: Instrumental, Non Film
     
    Mareez Ishq Ka Kya Hai Jiya Jiya Na Jiya Mareez Ishq Ka Kya Hai Jiya Jiya Na Jiya
  • Album: Hazir
    Singer: Hariharan
    Music Director: Hariharan
    Lyricist: Safi Hasan
    Artist: Hariharan, Zakir Hussain
    Genre: Ghazal
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    Jo Bhi Dukh Jo Bhi Dukh
     
    Album: Hazir
    Singer: Hariharan
    Music Director: Hariharan
    Lyricist: Ahmad Faraz
    Artist: Hariharan, Zakir Hussain
    Genre: Ghazal
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    Bekhayali Mein Bekhayali Mein
     
  • Album: Hazir - 2
    Singer: Hariharan
    Music Director: Hariharan
    Artist: Hariharan, Zakir Hussain
    Genre: Ghazal, Sugam
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    Album Category: Hindi, Non Film
     



    Filmography


    Actor


    Saaz
           
     
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