Published on 28 May 2010 | over 7 years ago
Sohrab Fakir is a Sufi singer. His full name is Sohrab Fakir Khaskhely.He was born in 1934 in Khairpur Mir's. His father, Hamal Fakir, was the disciple of Kush Khair Muhammad Fakir. Sohrab Fakir is recognized as the greatest living Sindhi folk singer in his style of music, playing the yaktaro (single stringed instrument) and chappar (wooden clappers). Sadly, a paralytic stroke recently left Saaiin Sohrab voiceless.He performed in overseas, e.g. London, Norway, Belgium, Germany, Holland, France, Italy, Denmark, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Iran, India and many countries of the world. Soharab Fakir was given the Sachal Award for his achievements. He passed away in Talpur Wada village near Thari Mirwah on Friday [23 Oct 2009] after protracted illness.