Sheikh Mahmood Shahat is a professional quran reciter specialising in the Mujawwad style of reciting. He graduated from Al-Azhar University, Egypt and started reciting professionally at the age of 17. He is the son of the late Sheikh Shahat Anwar RA who was amongst the legends of Qurra and was known as the king of tunes. Sheikh Mahmood Shahat has an older brother known as Sheikh Anwar Shahat who is also a professional reciter.
At the age of 9, Sheikh Mahmood Shahat gained first position in the Laylatul Qadr Quran Competition held in front of the president of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak.
Sheikh Mahmood has travelled to many countries for Quran tours including the UK, Germany, South Africa, Iran and Pakistan.
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