Qazi Touqeer

Pop music, Musical Artist

1985 –


Who is Qazi Touqeer?

Qazi, born June 2, 1985 in Srinagar, India, was one of the three finalists of Fame Gurukul, one of the most watched television shows in India - along with Rex D'Souza and Ruprekha Banerjee. He is a singer in the Kashmiri and Hindi languages. On 20 October 2005, he managed to grab the top prize along with Ruprekha Banerjee. He was voted by the Indian public to be the winner of "Fame Gurukul," India's version of "Fame Academy." The president of India, in regards to Qazi Touqeer, declared him to be the hero of the Kashmir Valley. As a result of Qazi's success, a plethora of Kashmiri youth auditioned in Indian Idol tryouts, which were held in Srinagar, a city in the Kashmir Valley.

He released a new album out along with Ruprekha Banerjee at the end of 2005. Qazi had no formal training before Fame Gurukul.

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Jun 2, 1985

on July 23, 2013


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