Sarwar Hussain



Born on 5th October 1981 in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh; received training in Sarangi under the tutelage of Shri Abdul Lateef Khan; has imbibed the family tradition of playing the Sarangi from a young age; has performed widely within the country and abroad including the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, the Saptak Samaroh, Ahmedabad (1995), Swarn Samaroh, SNA, Delhi (1997), Sur Singar Samsad’s Kal Ke Kalakar, Mumbai (1997), Tansen Sanmaroh, Gwalior (1999), Ustad Allauddin Khan Sangeet Samaroh, Maihar (2000), Vasant Rao Deshpande Sangeet Samaroh, Nagpur (2001) and Chakradhar Samaroh, Raigarh (2001); has represented India in South Korea in the year 1997 and toured extensively to USA in 2001; received many awards including the Laxmi Bala Samman conferred by the All India Radio, Bhopal and title of ‘Sur Mani’ from Haridas Sangeet Sammelan, Mumbai; has many recordings to his credit.
Sarwar Husain receives the Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar for Hindustani instrumental music.