The 16th death anniversary of internationally renowned late Pakistani singer and musician Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is being observed today (Friday).
Ustad Nusrat Fateh who was primarily a singer of Qawwali‚ was born on October 13‚ 1948 in Faisalabad. He was popularly known as “Shahenshah-e-Qawwali”.
The fame and reputation he got from all over the world is exemplary. Khan created a world record of releasing as many as 125 audio albums as a Qawwal which includes legendary numbers like Dum mustt Qalandar mustt‚ Ali Maula Ali‚ Yeh Jo Halka Halka Suroor Hai‚ Mera Pia Ghar Aya and many others.
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan died on August 16‚ 1997 in London.