Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

  • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan speaks to media representatives during a news conference in Lahore on February 23, 201. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan arrived from India on February 23 after paying a fine of 33,216 USD for trying to smuggle large quantities of cash out of the country. Khan, 37, was charged at the weekend with carrying undeclared foreign currency in violation of India's Foreign Exchange Management Act and customs rules. The musician, a nephew of late Pakistani legend Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and his group were boarding a plane to Lahore via Dubai on February 13 when authorities found 124,000 USD in cash in their bags.
Without doubt the most important qawwal is Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Party -- "Party" is a generic term for a qawwali ensemble but is also used in Sikhism and to describe some classical music ensembles, for example, shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan & Party. Dubbed Shahen-Shah-e-Qawwali (the Brightest Star in Qawwali), he was born on October 13, 1948, in Lyallpur in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. He ...more


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