Nigah-e-Darwaishan – Kalaam by Sachal Sarmast (with subtitles)

The iconic Abida Parveen appearance in Coke Studio 2010 is the main attention, who sends the senses soaring with the passion of her convictions in Nigah-e-Darwaishaan, a fusion of kalams by mystics such as Bulleh Shah, Sachal Sarmast and Baba Farid.

The musical composition with an ambient sound reminiscent of Pink Floyd complements and accentuates the lyrics, giving Parveen’s compelling and authoritative vocals ample room to shine.

This Music video is specialy merge with the BTS with Abida Parveen with Subtitles.


Ahmad Ladhani

Sachal Sarmast (1739–1829) was a Sufi poet from Sindh during the Kalhora era. He was born indaraza near Ranipur, Sindh. His real name was Abdul Wahab and “Sachal” was his nickname. He also used it in his own poetry. Sachumeans truthful in Sindhi while Sarmast means mystic in Sindhi and Urdu. Sachal Sarmast literally means ‘truthful mystic’.

He is regarded as ‘shair-e-haft zaban’ (poet of seven languages) due to his poetical works in Arabic, Sindhi, Saraiki, Punjabi, Urdu, Persianand Balochi to address the wider audience in these languages. He spread the message of love for humanity through poetry.

His poetical works are sung by local singers in Sindhi and Saraiki. His shrine is in the village of Daraza near ranipur, Khairpur District,Pakistan.


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