Ishq Kamal عشق کمال Love Supreme- Original Soundtrack by Dr. Karim Gillani & Sufi Ensemble

After reading several books, you have earned a title of Judge (Qazi)

After wielding the sword, you have named yourself the warrior (Gazi)

After visiting Mecca & Madina you have proudly proclaimed yourself a pilgrim (Haaji)

You have gained nothing Bulleh, if your Beloved is not pleased with you! (Raazi)~ Hazrat Baba Bulleh Shah (R.A)

Recently released “Original” track by Dr. Karim Gillani & Sufi Ensemble based on the famous Kalam/poetry of Hazrat Baba Bulleh Shah (RA).

Humbled and excited to launch our original Sufi music video Ishq Kamal. This song is based on the famous Kalam/poetry of Hazrat Baba Bulleh Shah (RA). Sincere gratitude and thanks to all the talented artists, amazing dancers and wonderful musicians from the bottom of my heart. Many thanks for watching and supporting! Stay tuned for more creative endeavours & soulful musical productions! Dr. Karim Gillani

Syed Abdullah Shah Qadri popularly known as Bulleh Shah (بلھے شاہ), was a Mughal-era Punjabi Islamic philosopher and Sufi poet.

Dr. Karim Gillani has taught Ethnomusicology and World music courses, including Indian music ensemble/Bollywood/Sufi music courses at University of Alberta, Canada. He also served three years as Academic Director for Ismaili Tariqa and Religious Education Board (ITREB), Nairobi, Kenya. At present, Dr. Gillani independently teaches Sufi and Hindustani classical music.

Music: Sufi Music Ensemble

Produced and Edited: Dr. Karim Gillani

Talented Sufi Dancers: Sara & Muskaan Visram

Dance Choreographer: Sarah Virji

 

Accomplished Musicians of Sufi Music Ensemble

Stephen Tchir: Bass Guitar

Ojas Joshi: Tabla, Udu

Altaz Ibrahim: Keyboards

Morteza Abedinifard: Tar

Dr. Deepak Paramashiyan: Sarangi

Farhad Khosravi: Santur

Eric Tombs: Saxophone

Justin Massey: Saxophone

 

Background Vocals

Ramya Manasa Kandala

Nitya Iyer

Hasha Sasitharan

Faisal Mashood Afridi

Dr. Deepak Paramashiyan

Mukund Krishnan

Abhishek Iyer

Doug Organ Recording Engineer, Edmontone Studio, Edmonton, Canada

Mike Fossenkemper Mastered at Turtle Tone Studio, New York, USA

 

Special Thanks & Gratitude

Edmonton Arts Council

University of Alberta

Muttart Conservatory

Alberta Legislature Building

Amin Ghaziani

Shemina Visram & Family

Shazia Gillani & Family

Professor Tanya Harnett

Faisal Tamanna

Phil Musani

https://www.youtube.com/user/karimsangeet/videos

 

 

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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