Ghizhek is a four-stringed instrument, played with a bow that can be found in Hunza, in Gilgit Balltistan. The proper Ghizhek is a Pamiri instrument, of Central Asian origins and is played in Tajikistan, Afghanistan and the adjoining regions of Kashgar in China.
Origin: China/Central Asia
Location: Central Hunza, Upper Hunza, GB
Make: Black Mulberry Wood/Timber
Cost: 15,000 – 20,000PKR
Craftsmen: Shafqat Karim
Famous Ghizhek Players: Rehmatullah Baig
Number of ghizhek players in Pakistan: 10-15