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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is a Pakistani musician and primarily a singer of Qawwali. He has given some memorable bollywood hit numbers in recent times.

Personal Profile (Personal Biography)

  • - Birth Place: Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
  • - Religion: Muslim
  • - Marital Status: Married

Family Background

  • - Father's Name: Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan


  • - Singing Debut: Mukh Tera Sohneya Sharab Nalon Changa Ae
  • - Bollywood Debut: Mann Ki Lagan - Paap(2004)
  • - Hollywood Tracks: Dead man walking, Four Feathers, Apocalypto
  • - Collaborations: Joyful Noise (With The Derek Trucks Band), Collaborations 2 (Sukshinder shinda)

Interesting Facts About Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

  • - Rahat was trained by his uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan in the art of classical music and Qawwali.
  • - His first public performance was at the age of ten or eleven.
  • - Rahat stepped into bollywood as a playback singer with song 'Mann Ki Lagan' Paap (2004).
  • - Rahat contributed to the soundtrack of the 1995 Hollywood film Dead Man Walking.
  • - Rahat worked on the soundtrack of Four Feathers in collaboration with the American composer of orchestral and film music, James Horner.
  • - His vocals were featured on the soundtrack of Mel Gibson's Apocalypto.
  • - In addition to Qawwali, he also performs ghazals and other light music.

Most Famous Songs

  • - Jag Soona Soona Lage (Om Shanti Om)
  • - Main Jahaan Rahoon (Namaste London)
  • - O Re Piya (Aaja Nachle)
  • - Sajda (My Name Is Khan)
  • - Ajj Din Chadheya ( Love Aaj Kal)
  • - Yeh Dil (Pardes)

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