Ustad AllaRakha was not only a great Table but he was also a great singer and composer too. He composed nearly 45 film scores of Bollywood files in the 40s and until the 70s. He left the film world to concentrate fully on his love of “Tabla and his Punjab Gharana” (school of style). He represented the Punjab Gharana and his guru was Mian Qudir Baksh. He also learnt Patiyala Gharana singing from the legendary Mian Ashiq Ali Khan. Ustad AllaRakha was born on 29th April 1919 in Jummu and he was very proud of his Punjab Gharana, his guru, his state and his language “Dogri”
List of films which Ustad AllaRakha scored music by using the initials A.R.Qureshi on the film screen. Many people were not aware that Ustad AllaRakha and A.R.Qureshi was the same person.
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