She was imprisoned due to her melodic and touching voice breaching the centuries’ conservative socio-religious restraints.
Her name unpublicized at the initial was Gul Andam but reached the peak of fame across the far-flung villages of Hazaristan as Abey Mirza, reflecting the outlook of a religiously dominated society bound with the so-called culture and tradition shaped with religious prejudices, ignorance and male dominance.
She not only existed but remained in the epoch of the minds of people during an era when male singers were intolerable and celebrity was infamous as something defaming that happened to someone licentious.
The slender scrawny woman with wrinkles on her face, kindly looking eyes with wiry eyebrows, high and wide forehead named Gul Andam but famed as Abey Mirza was born in Nawdeh village of Malistan District Ghazni. Unfortunately her date/year of birth is not known accurately. Nowadays she is passing through her despair days of 70s.
The Hazaragi version of Lata, Abey Mirza never sang once jailed for three years under the monarch of Zahir Shah. The only Hazara female singer throughout history and even yet today can be approached only through Audio Tapes