Nusrat Fatah Ali Khan Is Being Remembered On His 69th Birth Anniversary

The 69th birth anniversary of the pride of Pakistan and the magical voice of the sub-continent, Ustad Nusrat Fateh ALI khan, is being observed today.

He is popularly known as “Shahenshah-e-Qawwali”, meaning “the king of kings of Qawwali”.

With his stunning voice, Khan’s first major hit was the song Haq Ali Ali while he also did joint ventures with well-known international singers.

Khan reached out to western audiences through his work with peter Gabriel on the soundtrack to the last temptation of Christ in 1985.

His songs are still alive among his fans and also youngsters, and have defined the art-form of Qawwali for the generations to come.