5 soulful compositions Of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan you should listen

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

16th Aug, 2020. 07:33 pm
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Today marks the 23rd death anniversary of the Shahenshah-e-Qawwali Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

NFAK was a Pakistani singer, musician, and primarily a Qawwal, a person who sings Sufi Islamic devotional music. The legendary singer was known worldwide for his soulful voice and compositions. The King of Qawwali possessed a six-octave vocal range and could perform at a high level of intensity for several hours.

According to the Guinness Book of World Records‚ Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan holds the world record for the largest recorded output by a Qawwali artist–a total of 125 albums as of 2001.

Here are 5 famous compositions of NFAK that will touch your heart.

Wohi Khuda Hai:


Yeh Jo Halka Halka Suroor Hai:

Mere Rask e Qamar:

Piya Re:


At the age of 44, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan took his last breath and died of sudden cardiac arrest at Cromwell Hospital‚ London on August 16‚ 1997.

It should be mentioned here that many of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s compositions have been re-created by Pakistani as well as the Indian music industry.

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