Syed Ali Shanawar Raza (in Urdu علی شناور) is a Shia Pakistani Noha reciter and the son of Nadeem Sarwar. He is well known in the Shia community and is considered the best Teenage Noha Khwaan (Noha reciter) of present because of his unique style of recitation. He rose to fame in the 2007 when his first only Noha "Pyare Nabi Ki" released in the album of his father's 2007 album which gained popularity all over the world among not only shias but non-shias as well. His first noha was the only single by Ali Shanawar in his father's Nadeem Sarwar's 2007 album, Since then he has also released recorded collections of 2 to 13 Nohas every year since 2007, On his success there is a major support of his father Nadeem Sarwar as a mentor and also a teacher. He mostly recites in Urdu, he has also recited in languages such as Persian and Arabic. He is very popular among the youth. His collections of Nohas are very popular during the Islamic month of Muharram when his Nohas are listened to and recited by many.