Hindustani classical music, Composer
1670 – 1748
Who was Sadarang?
Sadarang was the pen name of the Hindustani musical composer and artist Niyamat Khan. Sadarang was active in the eighteenth century. He and his nephew Adarang changed the Khayal style of Hindustani music into the form performed today. He served in the court of Mughal Emperor Muhammad Shah. Sadarang and Adarang remain influential in Hindustani classical music, mainly through their compositions.