Karachi: The 12th death anniversary of the renowned Pakistani folk singer Alan Faqeer will be observed today (July 4) whole across the country with sheer respect and reverence. He was notably the most eminent Sufi singer of the country who created wonders in the Sufi music.
The great Sufi singer was born in 1932 in the ancient village of Aamari in Jamshoro District, Sindh and belonged to the Mangrasi tribe. He spent his childhood in Manjhand, a town between Hyderabad and Sehwan.
His major songs collection is in the local Sindh language while very few in the National Urdu language that generally revolves around Sufism and the devotional philosophy.
Allan Fakir holds the distinction of receiving the President’s Pride of Performance award in 1980, the Shahbaz Award in 1987, the Shah Latif Award in 1992 and Kandhkot Award in 1993.
The famous folk singer died this day way back in 2000. His death was mourned by many who expressed severe grief over the death of their beloved one.