Kalarab

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Kalarab
OriginBangladesh
GenresIslamic, nasheed
Years active2004-present
LabelsHoly Tune
Past membersAinuddin al-Azad

Kalarab is an Islamic nasheed ensemble from Bangladesh consisting of thirteen members.[1] Presently, the group has amassed over 4 million subscribers and 760 million total views on the YouTube channel of their main associated record label, Holy Tune.

History[edit]

Kalarab was founded in 2004 through the efforts of Ainuddin al-Azad.[2]

Charitable work and activism[edit]

In 2016, the group also worked with Bright Solution Multimedia on a jingle for Smart Active Gold Mehendi's TV advertisement. The jingle was written by Imtiaz Masrur, tune by Muhammad Badruzzaman, produced by Armanul Haq, voiceover by Yeasin Hayder and sung by Muhammad Badruzzaman, Omar Abdullah and Shafin Ahmad.[3]

In February 2018, the group initiated a three-month educational workshop for children and teenagers providing training in reciting the Quran, singing nasheeds, presentation, performing and acting.[2]

In March 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kalarab distributed thousands of masks throughout the streets of Dhaka in areas such as Fakirapul, Kakrail, Motijhil, Kamlapur, Rajarbag, Bijaynagar, Paltan, Baitul Mukarram and Press Club Square amongst others.[4]

Performances[edit]

Kalarab perform at a number of Islamic events across Bangladesh.[1] On 2 February 2018, the group hosted and performed at the International Qirat & Nasheed Mahfil in Dhaka with qaris and singers from countries such as Egypt, Syria, Palestine, Iran, Algeria, India and Brunei.[5][6]

Members[edit]

  • Late Ainuddin al-Azad
  • Muhammad Badruzzaman
  • Mufti Sayed Ahmed
  • Ahmod Abdullah
  • Omar Abdullah
  • Abu Rayhan
  • Late Mahfuzul Alam
  • Tawhid Jamil
  • Aminul Islam Mamun
  • Abir Hasan
  • Husain Adnan
  • Tahsinul Islam
  • Iqbal Mahmud
  • Arif Arian
  • Yeasin Hayder
  • Imranul Farhan
  • Huzaifa Islam
  • Qari Abu Rayhan
  • Fakhrul Haque
  • Ahnaf Khalid
  • Fazle Elahi Sakib
  • Dawod Anam
  • Rifat Rahman
  • Ahmadullah Siam
  • Jahid Hasan
  • Sayduzzaman Nur
  • Nazrul Islam Kalarab
  • Rayhan Faruq

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Salman Tariq Shakil (19 March 2019). "ওয়াজ মাহফিল কি পেশায় পরিণত হচ্ছে?". Bangla Tribune (in Bengali).
  2. 2.0 2.1 "কলরবের ৩ মাসব্যাপী সাংস্কৃতিক কর্মশালা". Jagonews24.com (in Bengali). 20 February 2018.
  3. "বিজ্ঞাপনের জিঙ্গেলে কলরব শিল্পীগোষ্ঠী". Jagonews24.com (in Bengali). 29 March 2016.
  4. "ঢাকায় কলরবের মাস্ক বিতরন". Times-BD24 (in Bengali). 14 March 2020.
  5. "কলরবের আন্তর্জাতিক কেরাত ও নাশিদ মাহফিল ২ ফেব্রুয়ারি". Banglanews24.com (in Bengali). 4 January 2018.
  6. "কলরবের আয়োজনে আন্তর্জাতিক ক্বিরাত-নাশীদ মাহফিল ২ ফেব্রুয়ারি". Jagonews24.com (in Bengali). 2 January 2018.



Category:Performers of Islamic music