After 'Patakka Guddi', Nooran sisters gear up for new Sufi album

  • Sutanterpal Singh, Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Apr 22, 2015 15:14 IST

After receiving an overwhelming response to their debut Bollywood song "Patakha Guddi", the Nooran sisters are all set for their next Sufi album “Maula Mere Maula”.

In Patiala’s Harpal Tiwana centre for a show, Jyoti Nooran excitedly shared, “We have worked very hard for our next Sufi album and are looking forward to its official release, which will be very soon.”

In the name of Sufism

Leaving behind the contr oversy over their strained family relations post Jyoti’s marriage, the Nooran sisters claimed that they were only and only focusing on their music, and that their passion for singing Sufi songs would take them to places.

The is evident as elder sister Sultana Nooran started singing when she was seven while Jyoti Nooran started at the age of five, when they performed on Sufi Kalam “Kulli Vicho Ni Yaar Labh Le” with their grandmother Bibi Noora.

Grateful for fans’ support

The sheer energy with which the talented duo performed for three continuous hours enthralled the people of Patiala. Sultana Nooran said “All thanks to the love and support of our listeners, we are continuously inspired to give in our best each time we perform. This is where we get our energy from.” The sisters performed on various popular numbers including “Jugni”, “Dama Dam Mast Kalandar” besides the crowd’s favourite "Pataka Guddi”.

Displeasure over inappropriate song lyrics

The siblings also expressed their concern over the ‘inappropriate lyrics’ of songs with the passage of time. “Children must be familiarised with classical music as well as Sufi music,” said Jyoti who also expressed displeasure over the fusion of traditional Punjabi music with rap the culture. “This has vitiated the rich music culture of India,” she added.

Meanwhile, Manipal Tiwana, son of the late Harpal Tiwana (prominent Punjabi playwright), said it was for the first time that such a large audience had gathered at the venue to witness the live performance of Nooran Sisters in Patiala.

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