The splendor of Sufism lies within the translation of poetry into music, which no longer handiest makes up for an enriching experience for the listeners however also lets them embark on a journey of soul searching. Such is the splendor of sa’ma’ another name for track in Sufi. The Sikandra Gharana has an awesome historic legacy, with the singers taking part in diverse musical activities on the Dargah of the Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia as courtroom singers. They are acknowledged to carry out Qawaali which become written via the famous poet Amir Khusro himself in honour of Hazrat Nizamuddin.
Late Ustad Mehmood Nizami became one of the greatest singers this Gharana has produced, which earned him the accolade of “Sultan Ragi” from the first president of unbiased India Dr. Rajendra Prasad. Such is the grandeur and class of this Gharana that its singers executed heights of musical accomplishments taking ahead the legacy to even greater heights. Late Ustad Ghulam Farid Nizami, any other impeccably proficient Sufi singer hailing from this gharana took it on his stride to take Indian way of life and lifestyle to a much broader audience through Qawaali, Shayaris, poems, Ghazals and Bhajans.