Legendary dhol player Gunga Saain dies of cardiac arrest

02:50 PM | 19 Apr, 2021
Legendary dhol player Gunga Saain dies of cardiac arrest

The celebrated dhol player Gunga Sain has passed away in Lahore due to a cardiac arrest.

The famous drummer has earned his fame because of his power-packed performance at the shrine of his ‘spiritual guide’ Baba Shah Jamal.

According to media reports, Gunga Sain will be buried in Thokar Niaz Beg Cemetery in Lahore. 

The Sufi drummer has performed not only in Pakistan but also in many countries across the world.

Meesha Shafi paid her respects to the late artist, "Oh my God, what a picture Kohi Marri. RIP Gunga Saain. So many memories from my Overload days of yore."

Moreover, the legendary dhol player is credited to introducing Sufi music to Britain, the United States and Germany with his unique and distinctive drumming style.

Further, the mute drummer also received numerous accolades for his exceptional performances.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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