Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is a famous Pakistani singer, musician, Qawwal, and Muslim Pakistani Sufi singer as well. He was born on December 9, 1974, into a family of classical singers and Qawwals in Faisalabad (Faisalabad is the 3rd-most-populous city in Pakistan and the second-largest in the eastern province of Punjab). Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is the son of Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan and nephew of the great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and also the grandson of Pakistani Qawwali singer Fateh Ali Khan. He performs Ghazals, Qawwali, and other light music. Rahat is also famous as a playback singer in Indian film industry Bollywood and Lollywood the Pakistan film industry.
Rahat showed a love for music from an early young age and was usually found to be singing with his father and uncle, as young as three. From an age of 7 years, he was already being trained by his uncle in the art of singing Qawwali.
Rahat performed openly for the first time, when he was just 9 years old, at the death anniversary of his grandfather. Since he was 15 years old, he was an important part of Nusrat’s famous qawwali group and toured the UK in 1985 with his uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Rahat also performed solo songs at various live concerts, additionally to fulfilling his roles in the Quawalli group.
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan debuted as a playback singer in India film industry with the movie “Paap” which released in 2003, in the song titled “Mann Ki Lagan”.
He toured in the UK in April 2012, performing at the Manchester Arena and Wembley Arena, playing to a combined audience of over 20,000 people.
The song “Zaroori Tha“ from the album “Back 2 Love” in 2014 became the first original non-film music video from the Indian subcontinent to cross one hundred million views after 2 years, and two hundred million views within three years of its release.
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Songs
Back 2 Love
Dangerous Ishhq 3D
Nazar Se Nazar Mile
Miley Naa Miley Hum
Ajj Din Chadheya
Love Aaj Kal
Tere Mast Mast Do Nain
Main Jahaan Rahoon
O Re Piya