Thumri is a style of singing in which words are less but singing words with emotions and presenting meaning of song is known as a specification of Thumri. It was born in the court of Nawab in Lucknow. It is said that Thumri was invented by Ghulam Nabi. Thumri is usually sung in Punjabi tritaal and it is not sung in aati drut lay. Lucknow and Banaras are famous for Thumri’s. Beauty and melody is found more in Banaras thumri’s.