Remembering Ustad Amanat Ali Khan: Death Anniversary Of Legendary Classical Singer
The death anniversary of legendary Classical Singer Ustad Amanat Ali Khan is being observed today.
The Chand Meri Zameen Singer was born in 1922 in Hoshiarpur, in Indian Punjab.
He was the grandson of Ali Baksh Jarnail, who was the founder of the Patiala Gharana.
However, after the creation of Pakistan, Khan’s family migrated to Lahore. Following in their tracks, Ustad Amanat learnt the art of music from his elders.
During the peak of his popularity on the Radio and TV, Amanat performed in various countries around the world.
He released many Ghazals, including Insha Ji Utho Ab Kuch Karo, Honton Pe Kabhi Unke Mera Naam, Mora Jiya Na Lagay, Kab Aogay, Yah Na Thi Humari Qismat, Yeh Arzoo Thi Tujhe Gul Key Ru-Baru Kartey and many others, which are still remembered by fans.
He was also given the Pride Of Performance Award by the Government of Pakistan due to his excellent music services.