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Ghazal singer Vakil all set to enthral Muscat on May 19.

MUSCAT Muscat, Maskat, or Masqat (all: mŭs`kăt, mŭs`kət), city (1993 pop. 533,774), capital of Oman, SE Arabia, on the Gulf of Oman. It is flanked by rugged mountains. : Young Rajasthani ghazal Ghaz´al

n. 1. A kind of Oriental lyric, and usually erotic, poetry, written in recurring rhymes.
 singer Mohammed Vakil will soon be performing for the first time in Oman. The ghazal concert, 'Shaame-Ghazal , is being organised jointly by the Indian Embassy and Indian Social Club's Urdu Wing on May 19.

Born to a family of renowned classical ghazal singers who made their original contributions to the ghazal tradition, Vakil's talent was first recognised when he performed in Jaipur at the age of 8.

Trained in the Guru-Shishya Parampara of the Jaipur gharana, he was the winner of TVS TVS Transient Voltage Suppressor
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Vakil released his first ghazal album Sapne (Zee Music) and followed it up with Kasak and Keh Do Keh Do (Magnasound) and Guzarish (Times Music).

His very first album, Kasak, went on to attain gold status, a rarity for ghazal cassettes of new artistes.

Having been inspired by Ustad Ahmed Hussain and Ustad Mohammed Hussain, Vakil has performed in various parts of India and in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Qatar, Hong Kong and Europe. For Vakil, ghazal touches the core of the heart. The emphasis is both on the gayaki (singing) and the words that stir the soul.

He still cherishes the performance where legends like Dilip Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar were present at a New Delhi concert.

Vakil also had the honour of sharing the stage with ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh in Rajkot.

All his three albums bear testimony of the singer's passion for quality music. Recognising his talent, the Rajasthan government honoured him with Sangeet Natak Academy Award. This was followed by a star award from Delhi and the R.D. Burman Pancham Samman.

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Publication:Times of Oman (Muscat, Oman)
Date:May 8, 2011
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