Some Famous Rababis From Punjab
- Bhai Agha Faiz (Birth 1880 – 1930)
- Teachers : Bhai Lal Muhammad. Jatha formed with Bhai Inayat (Sitar) and Bhai Naseera (Pakhawaj).
- Bhai Boora (1870- 1937) (Actual name Bhai Muhammad Abdullah, descedants of Bhai Babak, the dhadhi musician of Guru Har Gobind Sahib). Teachers : Bhai Mali (father), Wazir Khan Beenkar of Rampur & Fateh Ali Khan Karnail. He use to sing with his brother Bhai Roora.
3 Ustad Ghulam Hussain Khan (1923 – 1997), was son of Bhai Rura, performed extensively on radio and was a classical musician of high merits, was trained in the patiala gharana tradition like his father and was also taught by ashiq ali and akhtar hussain of patiala.
- Bhai Rura (Actual name Turab Ali khan, died in 1941) . One of the most famous and melodious singer of his time, inspired Bade Ghulam Ali khan sahib as well.
- Bhai Sain Ditta (Unknown – 1932)
Teacher : Bhai Khaira (Father)
Teacher at Khalsa Yatimkhana from 1914 – 1932, taught Bhai Santa Singh, Bhai Naseera, Bhai Desa (Son)
Bhai Lal Muhammad (1887 – 1962)
Teacher : Bhai Ata Muhammad (Father), Bhai Mehboob Ali Sitar nawaz of Kapurthala & Pandit Bhaskar Rao.
Taught : Alamgir Khan Amritsari, Nathoo khan Sarangi, Sufi Khuda Bux Amritsari, Bhai Agha Faiz, Bhai Desa, Bhai Firoz, Muhammad Ali Faridi, Agha Bashir, Santoo Qawwal, Akhtar Hussain,
- Bhai Chaila (1895 – 1983)
- Bhai Naseera (1902 – 1964)
Teacher : Chirag Bhai, Bhai Ameera.
Born at Chowk Passian, Amritsar.
- Bhai Moti Khan, use to sing with and was trained by Ustad Fateh Ali Khan of Patiala. Father of Sain Akhtar Hussain, Mumtaz Karbalai, Babu Niyaz Ali, Master Ejaz Ali & Nazar Hussain. All these singers cut 78rpms.
- Bhai Khushiya was a famous rababi and father of Rasheed Attre, the famous music director.
- Munir Hussain was greatson of Bhai Rura and a famous film singer.
- Hamid Ali Bela belonged to Kalor Sahib and migrated after patition.
- Master Ghulam Haider born in Shikarpur and lived in Lahore, introduced Noor Jahan, Lata and Shamshad Begum to film industry.
Other Notable Rababis
- Hameed (Film music director), Abdus Salam Tari (Tabla), Safdar Hussain (Film music director), Wazir Afzal (Film music director), Ustad Ghulam Hassan Shaggan (Classical musician)