Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is the nephew of the greatest singer of the millennium, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Rahat has achieved in a short span what took his uncle years to achieve; international recognition.
Rahat was a part of Nusrat’s troupe which accompanied him on concert tours. His first solo performance came at the age of 11 years when he was touring Britain with his uncle. He was born on 9th December, 1974 in Faisalabad.
Rahat gained instant fame with his song “Mann ki lagan” for an Indian movie in 2004. Since then he has sung for various Indian movies and has also composed music of some. Ghazal, classical and qawwali; Rahat is a master of all three after all he had the best teacher Nusrat Fateh Ali.
Besides Hindi movies, Rahat has also featured in some Hollywood movies; Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto is one of them. In the recent years, majority of the songs which were huge hits in Indian movies were sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. He is one of the highest paid singers in Pakistan.
Over the years, Rahat has attained the perfection with time. His soft melodious voice hypnotizes people and his intense vocals leave you begging for more. Rahat has the power to move people with every note he delivers.Time has brought him fame and success and success has brought him humility; these are the signs of great people.
He has won several awards including; Filmfare Award in the category of Best Male Playback Singer, Sitara-i-Imtiaz, 4 Lux Style Awards, 2 ARY Film Awards, 2 Hum Awards, 2 Pakistan media Awards, 4 UK Asian Music Awards, 1 IIFA Award, 2 Star Screen Awards, 1 Producers Guide Film Award, 3 Mirchi Music Awards, 1 International Pakistan Prestige Award, 1 PTC Punjabi Film Award, 1 London Asian Film Award, 1 Big Star Entertainment Award, 1 The Musik Award, 1 Masala Lifestyle Popular Choice Award.