Sunday, March 18, 2018
About Mr. Khurshid Gohar The News International


The News International

Khurshid Alam Gauhar Qalam has with rare diligence stuck to a more traditional role. The two volumes are a very good example of the craftsmanship of the master as these beautifully produced editions cover the range with fine specimens of Nastaliq, Shikasta,Thuluth, Maghrabi, Diwani, Kufic, Badi and Naksh scripts. Some of the works by Khurshid Gauhar Qalam include the Holy Quran in four hundred and six styles kept in thirty showcases at the Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Surah e Rehman over a total length of three hundred and eight feet and Darooj Taj over one hundred and eight feet in the extension of the mausoleum of Syed Ali Hajweri, popularly known as Data Ganj Buksh. He is the only calligrapher from Pakistan whose work is on permanent display in the British Museum.

Remarkable Calligraphy