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Wednesday, May 6, 2009



Nadeem Sarwar is a Nauha Khwaan from Karachi, Pakistan. He is a son of late Syed Asrar Hussain Rizvi and Syeda Nargis Khatoon. At the age of four he started Nauha Khaani with help of his mother and from thereon he has never looked back.


Nadeem Sarwar is a well known name amongst Shia not only in Indian Subcontinent but also across Asia, Africa, Europe and America.

He has so far released 29 Volume of Nauha Cassette and CDs from 1983 - 2009. Most of the Nauhas recited by him are "Kalaam" of famous Pakistani Poet Rehan Azmi. He also has been successful in using Kalaams of famous poets like Mir Anis and Mirza Dabeer.

Nadeem Sarwar has recited in different languages such as Urdu, Sindhi, Saraiki, Punjabi, Pushto, Pourbi, Farsi, Hindi, Gujarati, Persian, Arabic, English, Spanish, and French.

Nadeem Sarwar has recited Nauha in many different ways of Matam like Persian Matam, Arabic Matam, Quetta Matam, Parachanar Matam, Afghan Matam, Sariki Matam, Punjabi Matam, Sindhi Matam, Hyderabad Dakkan Matam and Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Saf Matam.

Nadeem Sarwar has recited a total of 180 Kalaam up to date. These Marsias and Nauhas are very popular especially for children. Nadeem Sarwar has recited these Marsias and Nauhas from great writers of Islam, such as, Mir Babbar 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 Shaukat Bilgrami, Dr. Hilaal Naqvi, Aal-e-Muhammad Razmi, Rehan Aazmi.


Nadeem Sarwar is married and has 3 children, 2 sons and 1 daughter and now currntly lives in Karachi,Pakistan. The name of his sons are Ali Shanawar and Ali Jee and the both also recite excellent Nawhas

Academic background

Mechanical Engineering, Commercial Designing, Fine Art, as well as Interior Designing.

Sports Interests

Social interests in Cricket and Badminton, as well winning many championships in Table Tennis and Badminton in Inter School tournaments.