WEB DESK: On Qawali legend, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s 67th birth anniversary google created a doodle.
The doodle shows Khan in his signature pose singing his heart away. The doodle may help introduce Khan’s sufi music to the younger, tech-savvy generation.
He was born on 13 October 1948 in Faisalabad, Pakistan in a Punjabi family.
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was a Pakistani musician. He was the world’s greatest singer of qawwali. Nusrat was passionate about the music of mystical Islam.
In 1966, he sang qawwali for the first time publicly and by the ‘70s had established himself as the best of his generation.
He extended the 600-year old Qawwali tradition of his family. He toured and performed in over 40 countries. He collaborated with and influenced countless musicians.
Guinness Book of World Records also claimed that Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan holds the highest number of Qawwali albums released so far which is, almost 125.
The top 10 qawalis of the legendry singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan have been listed below.
Haq Ali Ali Mola
Ban ky Aya hun Sawali
Maya Pardesi hogya
Kithy Ishq da Rog na
Noor e Khuda he
Sanson ki mala
The Face of Love
Tumhen Dill lagi
Ya Muhammad Madiny Bula lo
The great legend Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan died on August 16, 1997.