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Ustad Rajkumar Rizvi sahib

Awards Accolades:

  • Ghazal Samrat Award by the Toronto Star one of the largest selling newspapers of Canada
  •  Felicitated along with AR Rahman by the Drishti Foundation, Chicago
  • Highly appreciated and recognized by distinguished writers such as Sardar Khushwant Singh
  • Honored by the University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Awarded Ghazal Sartaajby RaagRasRangini Organization, New York
  • Marwar Sangeet Ratna Award 2013 for Exceptional & Outstanding Achievement in the field of Music by Mehrangarh Museum Trust & SwarSudha Jodhpur.
  • Now his daughters Runa Rizvi Sivamani & Neha Rizvi are taking the musical heritage of Kalawant Gayaki ahead in the field Ghazal Gayaki as well as genres like Bhajans, Sufi, Geet, Semi classical & Bollywood music all around the world.

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Marwar Ratna Ustad Rajkumar Rizvi is a highly acclaimed Ghazal singer and represents one of the few living legends of Raga-based classical Ghazal gayaki in India. As a Ghazal maestro, he shares his style and charismatic voice with his guru and relative Mehndi Hassan and was his first disciple in India
Ustad Rajkumar Listening to him in live concerts is indeed a pleasurable and ecstatic experience to the connoisseurs.
Ustad Rizvi also has a very distinct style of singing Rajasthani mand and folk music. He also lent his voice for “Laila Majnu Do Badan Ik Jaan The” in the unforgettable film Laila Majnu in 1976.
Rajkumar & wife Indrani Rizvi run the Indian Music Institute as their mission to promote the importance and value of classical music and Ghazal gayaki among young talents by conducting workshops and performing all over India, USA, UK & Canada. Since the last 20 years Mr. Rizvi spends 20 years most of his time conducting workshops and performing all over U.S.A. , U.K., & Canada. Mainly conducting workshops and performances at – Disha Arts Academy – Canada, Raag Ras Ranjini- NewYork and Drishti Foundation – Chicago.
They are more famous as the Musical Ghazal duo Rajkumar&Indrani Rizvi known to Ghazal lovers the world over. They also have many albums released as a duet couple as well solo albums of Mr.Rizvi have been famous worldwide from ghazal lovers in India & abroad.

Popular Albums of Rajkumar Rizvi:
∙ Mehfil-e-Yara
∙ ChupkeChupke
∙ Aaina-e-Zindagi
∙ Pyaasa Sagar
∙ Saaqiya
∙ Naat-e-Ahmad
∙ Tanha Tanha Pighal gaya yaro