Thursday, June 17, 2010

Padma Shree Shamima Azad- Wife of Ghulam Nabi Azad- Latest hit song, Janat-e-Benazir, composed by Bhajan Sopori


Padma Shree Shamima Azad- Wife of Ghulam Nabi Azad- Latest hit song, Janat-e-Benazir, composed by Bhajan Sopori


During his CM times, Ghulam Nabi Azad released 10 books on Kashmir published by a local publishing house, Gulshan Books and presented awards to various persons for excellence in their areas of activity.

Prominent among the recipients of the awards was Padma Shree Shamima Azad whose contribution to Kashmiri music has already won laurels for her. She has taken the Kashmiri music to new heights and earned for herself unparalleled individuality in cultural and music circles of the country. 

Her latest song, Janat-e-Benazir, composed by famous music composer Bhajan Sopori is a rage with people. 

Others who were awarded today include historian and writer, Prof. Fida Muhammad Hassnain, cultural activist, G. R. Hasrat Gadda, Director Tourism, Kashmir, Farooq Ahmad Shah, former Sessions Judge and writer, Ghulam Nabi Gowhar, prominent music personality, late Sheikh Abdul Aziz whose award was received by his son and prominent journalist, Sheikh Mushtaq, Secretary, Academy of Art, Culture & Languages, Dr. Rafiq Masoodi, social activist, Nighat Shafi and media persons associated with local TV channels, Zahid Manzoor, Mushtaq Ahmad Khan, Shahnaz Rashid, 

Mr Azad awarded ten writers for excellence in literature at a function held at SKICC attended among others by Padama Shree Shamim Azad.

The books awarded that year include Gian Singh Pagoch’s Mahatma Vidhur (Dogri)


Padma Shree Shamima Azad- Wife of Ghulam Nabi Azad- Latest hit song, Janat-e-Benazir, composed by Bhajan Sopori

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