About

Nadeem Sarwar

Syed Nadeem Raza Sarwar is a World Famous Shia Pakistani Noha, Naat and Manqabat reciter and poet. He is well known in the Shia as well as Sunni community and is considered the Best Noha Khwaan (Noha reciter) of present because of his unique style of recitation. He rose to fame in the 1980s when his Nohas gained popularity overseas. Since then, he has recited Several hundred Nohas all over the world wherever a Shia population exists.

He has also released recorded collection of 9 to 12 Nohas every year since 1983 and has published many books of his Nohas. He has hitherto released 37 Albums of Noha cassette, CDs and DVDs from 1983 – 2017. Though he mostly recites in Urdu, he has also recited in language such as Sindhi, Punjabi, Pourbi, Hindi, Gujarati, Persian, Arabic, English and French. He is very Popular among the youth with many copying his style to be similarly popular and some of them have seen successfull. His collection of Nohas are very popular during the Islamic month of Muharram when his Nohas are listened to and recited by many. He has collaborated several times with the famous Pakistani Poet Rehan Azmi. Most of the Nohas recited by him are known as “ Kalaam”.

Nadeem Sarwar is a Noha Khwaan from Karachi, Pakistan. Nohas are poetry vocalized melodically in expressing the sorrow felt by Shi’a Muslims for their leader Prophet Muhammad’s (SW) grandson Imam Hussain (AS) and his family who were martyred at the Battle of Karbala, Iraq on 10th Muharram in the year 61 of Islamic calender (680 AD).

Nadeem Sarwar is the son of late Syed Asrar Hussain Rizvi and Syeda Narjis Khatoon. At the age of four he started Noha Khuwani with help of his Mother and Father. Nadeem Sarwar is married and has 3 children, 2 sons and 1 daughter and lives in Karachi, Pakistan. His sons are ALI SHANAWAR and ALI JEE and both also very famous Noha reciters in the world.

Nadeem Sarwar has recited in different Languages such as Urdu, Sindh, Saraiki, Punjbi, Pushto, Pourbi, Hindi, Gujarati, Persian and Arabic. Nadeem Sarwar has recited Noha in many different ways of Matam like Persian Matam, Arabic Matam, Quetta Matam Parachanar Matam, Afghani Matam, Saraiki Matam, Punjabi Matam, Sindhi Matam, Hyderabad Deccan Matam, and Khoja Shia thna Asheri Matam.

Nadeem Sarwar has recited more than 400 kalaams up to date. Nadeem Sarwar have maintain the quality and standard of his albums for the last 37 years and have also maintained his No 1 Position in the world of Noha recitation. These Marsias and Noha are very popular especially with children.

He also had the honor of receiving life time Achivement Award from 1st.Farogh e Aza London (Uk) 1995. 2nd Jdc Cheritable Organization Karachi Pakistan 2014, 3rd. Pakistan Association of Australia, 4th, Shia Muslim Community of Sacramento California USA 2015. 5th Brisbain Australia 2015.

Nadeem Sarwar has recited these Marsias and Nohas from writers of Islam, such as Mir Babar Ali Anis, Mirza Salamat Ali, Dabeer, Mirza Ghulam Mohammad Nazeer (Brother of Dabeer) Nisar Mussayab, H.Naqvi Sadaf Jalalvi, Anees Pahersari, Shohrat Bilgrami, Mehshar Lakhnavi, Kazim Shaukar Bilgrami, Dr. Hilaal Naqvi, Aal-e-Muhammad Razmi, Rehan Aazmi.

Travel journey

Nadeem Sarwar has travelled to all five continents throughout to promote Azadari, countries he has visited include Pakistan:

(All Over) India: (Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Alipur, Karnataka) U.A.E (DUBAI, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah), Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Jordan Asia: China, Korea, Japan. Europe: Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, Luxembourg, Holland, Belgium, France, England (London, Leicester, Brimingham, Manchester, Braford, Leeds, Pererborough, Derby, Milton Keynes, Sheffield, Luton) and Scotland Africa: Tanzania (Dar-es-Salaam, Arusha, Morogoro), Kenya of the Congo

USA: Allentown, New Jercsey, Orlando) Dallas, Los Angelis, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Maryland, Washington DC, Sacramento, Houton, San Jose, connecticuite, San Fransisco, Atlanta, ) Canada ( Toronto, Edmonton, and Hamilton). Missouri

Australia: Sydney, Canberra Adelaid Brisbain and Melbourne. These include many cities around the Globe, including the best of Imam Bargah. He has had many other invitations from various other cities.

He has seen Azadari at different Levels. Whilst travelling the World. Nadeem Sarwar has been given the chance to appear in many World-Wide as well as Local Newspapers and Television Stations, including, TelevisionAsia, ZeeTv, Pakistan Television, Dar-es-Salaam Television and Midlands Asian Television, Ahlebait Tv, Haadi TV, Geo TV, ARY TV, Samaa TV, Metro TV and numerous other TV channels of India, Pakistan and Arab.

Academic background

Mechanical Engineering, Commercial Designing, Fine Art, as well as Interior Designing. Nadeem Sarwar also played first class cricket in Pakistan and also have interest Table Tennis & Badminton.

World tour

PAKISTAN, Karachi, Hyderabad, Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, Sahiwal, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Jhang, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Khanewal, Kasur, Okara, Shekupura, Hasanabdal, Kharian, Khanpur, Jehlum, Mianwali, Talagang, Jampur, Muzafargarh, Muridkey, Tarlai, Rajanpur, Rahimyarkhan, Mandibahauddin, Mianchunno, Vehari, Garhmaraja, Kabirwala, Sadhokey, Fazilpur, Sadiqabad, Kharian, Alipur, Hasilpur, Chakwal, Naranmandi, Narowal, Bhakkar, Khanpur, Malakwal, Oochsharif, Daira Ismail Khan, Gilgit, Skardo, Muzafarabad Kashmir, Jamshoro, Larkana, Thatta, Badeen, Dadu, Ghotki, Kotri, Moro, Sukhar, Tandoillahyar, Hala, Jacobabad, Kandiaro, Matyari, Mehar, Mirpurkas, Naushera, Ranipur, Sakrand, Shahdadkot, Shahdadpur, Shikarpur, Sujawal, Tandoadam, NawabSha, Khairpur,

INDIA, Kanpur, Agra, Mumbai, Hyderabad Dukkan, Lucknow, Alipur, Karnataka, Bangalore,

SAUDI ARABIA: Jeddah, Makka, Madina,

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Dubai, Abu Dhabi. Sharjeh,KUWAIT, OMAN, IRAN, BAHRAIN, SYRIA, MUSCAT, IRAQ, QATAR,

AFRICA: TANZANIA, ZANZIBAR, MADAGASKAR, LA’REUNION, KINSHASA ZAIRE, KISANGANI KENYA/

EUROPE: BELGIUM, HOLLAND, GERMANY, SWEDEN, FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, ITALY,

ENGLAND: London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Coventry, Edinbourgh, Loughbrough, Liverpool, Newcastle, Nottingham, Leicester, Southampton, Peterbrough, Derby, Sheffield, Milton Kenys, Leeds, Winchester, Glasgow,

UNITED STATE OF AMERICA, New York, New Jersey, Allentown, Mary Land, Washington, Dc, Dallas Houston, Chicago, Miami, San Jose, Los Angeles, Orlando (Florida), Boston, Connecticut, Charolotte (North Carolina), Sacramento, Atlanta, St Luies (Missourie)

CANADA, Toronto, Hamilton, Edminton

AUSTRALIA, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbaine, Adelaide.

Ali Shanawar

Syed Ali Shanawar Raza (in Urdu علی شناور) is a Shia Noha reciter and the son of Nadeem Sarwar. He is well known in the Shia community and is considered the best Teenage Noha Khwaan (Noha reciter) of present because of his unique style of recitation.

He rose to fame in the 2007 when his first only Noha “Pyare Nabi Ki “ released in the album of his father’s 2007 album which gained popularity all over the world among not only shias but non-shias as well. His first noha was the only single by Ali Shanawar in his father’s Nadeem Sarwar’s 2007 album, Since then he has also released recorded collections of 2 to 13 Nohas every year since 2007, On his success there is a major support of his father Nadeem Sarwar as a mentor and also a teacher.

He mostly recites in Urdu, he has also recited in languages such as English, Persian and Arabic. He is very popular among the youth. His collections of Nohas are very popular during the Islamic month of Muharram when his Nohas are listened to and recited by many.

Ali Jee

Syed Ali Jee Hassan Raza is a Shia Pakistani Noha reciter he was Born on 3rd January. He’s son of a famous Noha Khuwan Nadeem Sarwar. He’s well known in the Shia community. In 2007 his father decided to include him as well in Noha Khuwani. He was 7 years old when he started his career in Azadari with his elder brother Ali Shanawar. Then in 2011 he recited a single Noha by himself so since then he is reciting 1 or 2 of 13 Nohas every year in his father’s album.

He is considered The First Urdu Speaking Noha Khuwan to reach 1 million views on Youtube because he recited a Persian Noha Baraye Dil e Duktar in 2012 he got views from all around the world but majority of the views was from Iran because of his unique styles of Persian pronunciation.On his success there is a major support of his father Nadeem Sarwar as a mentor and also a teacher. He mostly recites in Urdu, he has also recited in languages such as Persian.

He is very popular among the youth.[citation needed] His collections of Nohas are very popular during the Islamic month of Muharram when his Nohas are listened to and recited by many