Nouri Sardar is a poet, filmmaker and co-host of the 786 Boulevard podcast. Born and raised in London, he has been featured on the BBC, The National, Al-Jazeera, Middle East Eye and more, and has recited his poetry across Europe, North America and the Middle East, at mosques, conventions, and universities such as Yale and Harvard.
His poetry focuses on the Ahlulbayt (family of the Prophet Muhammad), on divine love, on spirituality and on issues of social justice. He has published five volumes of his collected poetry and produced multiple albums commemorating the epic of Ashura. Through books, albums and videos, his poetry is read and heard avidly by readers and listeners worldwide.
As a filmmaker, Nouri has produced and directed dozens of documentaries and short films tackling various issues that affect the Muslim community. He is currently working on his first feature screenplay.
He is also the co-host and creator of 786 Boulevard, a podcast dedicated to conversations at the intersection of artistic expression, culture and spirituality. The podcast featured on The National’s top 11 podcasts with inspiring Muslim voices, alongside the Obama-produced ‘Tell Them I Am’ podcast, as well as others.
We Remember (2009)
Speaking Tears (2010)
Household of Gold (2012)
Beginning and End (2014)
Hussain To Me [ft. Ali Fadhil] (2011)
No Other Day [ft. Ali Fadhil] (2013)
The 10th [ft. Tejani Brothers, Mohammed Abbas Karim, Sayed Haidar Jaizany & Sayed Ali Radhawi] (2014)
Never Ending [ft. Ali Fadhil, Tejani Brothers, Mohammed Abbas Karim, Sayed Haidar Jaizany & Sayed Ali Radhawi] (2015)
Hussain Never Died [ft. Ali Fadhil, Tejani Brothers, Mohammed Abbas Karim, Sayed Haidar Jaizany & Imran Datoo] (2016)
Karbala Eternal (ft. Taher Adel, Abbas Lalji, Hassan Salamey & Mohammed Abbas Karim) (2018)
Duty (ft. Sayed Haidar Jaizany, Ali Fadhil, Tejani Brothers, Imran Datoo & Hey’at Sayeda Ruqaya) (2019)
Forteith (ft. Ali Fadhil, Sayed Haidar Jaizany, Imran Datoo, Mohammed Abbas Karim) (2020)