Wajiha Ather Naqvi

Wajiha Ather Naqvi is a creative practitioner and singer/songwriter based in Karachi. She has a background in the anthropology of sacred music from New York University and writes on Southasian music history. She was also one of the lead female artists for Coke Studio Pakistan in 2020.

Mallikas of yesteryear

The forgotten histories of Pakistan’s music queens.

Jun 18, 2021

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