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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan


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Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan

Rahat Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (born. 1974 in Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan) is a musician, and primarily, a singer of Qawwali, a devotional music of the Sufis. He is the nephew of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. In addition to Qawwali, he also performs ghazals and other light music. He has toured extensively and performed in Pakistan, India and all around the world.

He was born in 1974 in Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan into a family of traditional musicians. The son of Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan, Rahat was trained by his uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan in the art of classical music and Qawwali[4]. Under the tutelage of his uncle, his first public performance was at the age of eleven.

Soundtracks and other projects in the United States

In a subordinate role with his uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, working in collaboration with Eddie Vedder, of the American rock band, Pearl Jam, Rahat contributed to the soundtrack of the 1995 Hollywood film Dead Man Walking.[5]

In 2002, he worked on the soundtrack of Four Feathers in collaboration with the American composer of orchestral and film music, James Horner.[6]

Also in 2002, Rahat guested with The Derek Trucks Band on the song “Maki Madni” for Trucks’ album, Joyful Noise.

More recently, his vocals were featured on the soundtrack of Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto.


Success in Bollywood

* Laal - Alaap
* Man ki Laghan - Paap, 2004


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  • QasirZKhan

    great music....

    18 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Akayz7

    meh, I expected a Fateh Ali Khan mammoth performance but got a bunch of mediocre pop music. Turns out we've all been looking at the wrong family members:

    30 Aug 2013 Reply

    guys, just attempted sir Rahat's song 'O re piya'.. please watch and share :)

    21 Jan 2013 Reply
  • juliantorrado

    Very nice! Tu Hi Rab Tu Hi Dua is on No. 7 of the Funkhaus Europa chart as one of the best global pop hits of 2012! Check out this blog post. Also drop by the Funkhaus Europa group, if you like. :)

    4 Jan 2013 Reply
  • zareen2050

    You are great

    30 May 2012 Reply
  • muhammed_ikbal

    मोहम्मद अल्लामा ‘इक़बाल’ सितारों के आगे जहाँ और भी हैं अभी इश्क़ के इम्तिहाँ और भी हैं तही ज़िन्दगी से नहीं ये फ़ज़ाएँ यहाँ सैकड़ों कारवाँ और भी हैं क़नाअत न कर आलमे-रंगो-बूपर चमर और भी आशियाँ और भी हैं अगर खो गया इक नशेमन तो क्या ग़म मक़ामाते-आहो-फ़ुग़ाँ और भी हैं तू शाहीं है पर्वाज़ है काम तेरा तिरे सामने आस्माँ और भी हैं इसी रोज़ो-शब में उलझकर न रह जा कि तेरे ज़मानो-मक़ाँ और भी हैं गए दिन कि तन्हा था मैं अंजुमन में यहाँ अब मिरे राज़दाँ और भी हैं

    29 Apr 2012 Reply
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  • Pi_Puppids

    Please join my group, Harmonium Lovers!:

    21 Jan 2012 Reply
  • more_bollywood

    Namaste, in this week's update: there are 6 artists characteristic for bollywood groups and... Mr. Khan is also in the top6:

    7 Dec 2011 Reply
  • arvindchotalia1

    hi to all been listing to last fm it`s very good for music it give all kind of music of words and i like all kind of music i like to say jay swaminarayan.

    1 Oct 2011 Reply
  • rehansk786

    Rahat Fateh ali khan is the world best sufi singer ..............

    11 Sep 2011 Reply
  • Herintag

    are baba

    27 Jul 2011 Reply
  • dimpalfm

    i love this song very much...........

    10 Apr 2011 Reply
  • SimplyLkawaranu

    No one is better than Rahat Sahab... Tere Bin mera mann jaise Van mai heeran koi ujalle kiran...Lagi tum se mann ki lagan.Lagan lagi tum se mann ki lagan..

    7 Dec 2010 Reply
  • Aznawor

    O Re Piya [Rahat Fateh Ali Khan] {Aja Nachle}

    28 Oct 2010 Reply
  • mininaortiz

    Amazing! You are the best Rahat, the very best!

    11 Oct 2010 Reply
  • motherafrica


    3 Oct 2010 Reply
  • pratikthapa

    one of the most gifted singers.

    17 Sep 2010 Reply
  • jeffrey9891

    Tere mast mast do nain<3 This man is surely growing bigger and bigger.

    4 Sep 2010 Reply
  • kkluvu

    uff Masha-Allah he is having the best voice!! although most of the people dnt like the song "ajj din chadheya" but i luv this song it's too romsntic... and really it do happens with us (humans) that when we do not get wat we want we complain Allah abt it.... it's our nature and that's wat the song is containg............ <3

    24 May 2010 Reply
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