Afghan Biographies

Zekrya, Fazel Ahmad

Name Zekrya, Fazel Ahmad
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1935
Function/Grade Afghan Artist Poet and music composer
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
Nainawaz was born in 1935 in Yakatot, Kabul, Afghanistan from the marriage of Faiz Muhammad and Bibi Gul Benazir. Nainawaz (also known as Ustad Nainawaz) Fazel Ahmad Zekrya is a renowned Afghan artist, poet and composer of music under the name of "Nainawaz". Nainawaz was one of the nine sons of a well known politician, poet, writer Sardar Haji Faiz Muhammad Khan Zekrya from the Barakzai ruling family.. Nainawaz has one son, Amir Khisrow Zekrya, and one daughter Sahar Zekrya Aman, married in 1985 to Ehsan Aman a singer from Helmand Province son of famous engineer Muhammad Aman. He was also the mentor and teacher of Ahmad Zahir, the well-known Afghan singer.

Last Modified 2011-07-30
Established 2011-07-30