Khumariyaan

By Ally Adnan – Photography By Shaharyar Khan.

Recently selected to tour the United States as part of the Center Stage program, the Peshawar based band, Khumariyaan, is all set to rock the country with their richly layered and energetic music. The band is known synthesizing ancient Pushtun music with modern music and creating music uniquely their own, one that is neither fusion nor traditional, but an intelligent interpretation of Afghan, Pakistani and Persian musical traditions.

Islamabad’s top celebrity photographer, Shaharyar Khan, took some shots of the four band members – Farhan Bogra, Shiraz Khan, Sparlay Rawail and Aamer Shafiq, for Vmag recently at Islamabad’s famed Italian restaurant, the posh Tuscany Courtyard.

8 thoughts on “Khumariyaan

  • July 12, 2014 at 5:52 pm
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    Khumariyaan is a seriously good band. Their sound is unmistakably South Asian and distinctly original. A nice short write-up by veteran journalist, Ally Adnan, and great photos by Shaharyar Khan. I have started logging in to vmag each morning just to see what new piece has been published. Looking forward to the print copy.

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    • July 12, 2014 at 6:30 pm
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      Glad to hear it and thanks for visiting our site regularly. Its comments like these and your support that keeps us going. You can also follow us on Twitter to stay updated: twitter.com/vmagpk

      The print edition is almost finalized and will be out within this month.

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  • July 12, 2014 at 6:12 pm
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    These guys have seriously nice feet. 🙂

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  • July 12, 2014 at 6:15 pm
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    I had never heard of vmag.pk until sir Ally Adnan started writing for it and I saw links on his Facebook timeline. What a wonderful magazine it is! Khumariyaan is a great band and I am happy to see it featured on vmag. Shaharyar Khan’s shoot is awesome. 🙂

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    • July 12, 2014 at 6:33 pm
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      Thank you. We’re glad you like the magazine.

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  • July 12, 2014 at 6:31 pm
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    I love Khumariyaan. It is the most original Pakistani band.Excellent photography by Shaharyar Khan.

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  • July 12, 2014 at 6:49 pm
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    They look talented..good work ally Bhai !

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  • July 13, 2014 at 2:04 am
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    Khumariyaan is amazing, I witnessed their performance back in 2011 they truely rock the audience with their different sound. Kudos to Vmag and Mr. Ally Adnan for promoting this amazing talent of our country. Glad to read such a good piece with these amazing photographs by Shaharyar Khan.

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