Capital to witness 'Saaz' for Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

 Saaz, a tribute concert for late legendary Pakistani qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, is set to take place at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here Oct 15.

IANS| Last Updated: Oct 11, 2014, 20:10 PM IST

New Delhi: Saaz, a tribute concert for late legendary Pakistani qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, is set to take place at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here Oct 15.

The event is being organised by IIT Delhi Alumni Association with the Board For Recreational and Creative Activities (BRCA) of IIT-Delhi, a statement said.

The House of Symphony, a capital-based independent music ensemble, will present the tribute along with performances with other bands and singers including Advaita, Gaurav and Tarun Balani and Hasya Shayari Sammelan by five Urdu poets.

"The late maestro’s contribution to qawwali and other forms of singing is unparalleled and we are immensely thrilled to pay a tribute to the indomitable legend through this concert,” said Ashok Kumar, president, IIT Delhi Alumni Association.