Experience the Classical Saga with Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Music is what feelings sound like, and musicians are no less than magicians. It is wonderful to see, how music has taken over our lives. It has become a basic amenity to set a vibe in the atmosphere be it romantic, groovy or relaxing. No matter how tiring one’s day is, few songs from their playlist can get them exhilarated.
Music creates a direct connection to human’s soul and the classical music is one part of music that is rooted within the cultures. Classical music has some mystical power that takes you in the musical world away from all the wrath around you. Hearing such melodious songs and ragas make you awestruck and musical. One who possesses such superpowers of creating a real music is musicians AKA magicians.
A true musician can connect directly to the audience with their music and make them fall in love with their creation.
One true musician who literally creates magic through his music is Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. He is a Pakistan born singer who hails from a very strong musical background. He is the nephew of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and son of Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan and also the grandson of Qawwali singer Fateh Ali Khan. Rahat Fateh Ali khan primarily sings Qawwali but his Sufi songs are impeccable as well. He is one versatile singer who can sing higher and lower notes both at ease. He has also lent his voice for various Bollywood songs and albums.
“Coming events cast their shadows long before” is a saying which holds very true for Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. His adoration for music was visible at the age of 3 and from a tender age of 7, he was trained from the legend himself Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. His acoustic music stuck its cord to your heartstring and make you devoid from the world. He has massive followers on his YouTube account and his all soulful songs have million and million hits. His songs are also available on Spotify and internet radio service Pandora.
He has attained a triumph in his career and well-known as paramount of the music industry. He also plays musical instruments vocals and harmonium. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has visited the UK in 2012 and performed in Wembley Arena and the Manchester Arena, performed among the blended audience of over 20,000 people and created a record of maximum ticket-sales in the period.
He was the first Pakistani to perform in Nobel Peace Prize Concert and performed segue of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s most memorable qawwali “Tumhe Dillagi” and “Mast Qalandar” and also sang “Aao Parhao”. He also judged some of the Pakistani musical shows. Khan has numerous awards in his name and some of the awards are globally known: “Filmfare Awards”, “IIFA Awards”, and “UK Asian Music Awards”.
Few of the awards he was nominated for and won:
- Lux Style Awards.
- ARY Film Awards.
- Hum Awards.
- Pakistan Media Awards.
- Screen Awards.
- Producers Guild Film Awards.
- Mirchi Music Awards.
It is rightly said, “Where words fail, music speaks”.
His music depicts the above saying so well and really is jaw-dropping and eye-popping and yet quite soothing to your mind. His famous recreation of the song “Afreen Afreen” is one of his best-sung songs and the most loved by mass. Khan also set his foot in Indian music industry and named few awards as well.
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's few of the discography from the Indian films:
- Tere Mast Mast Do Nain.
- Main Tenu Samjhawan.
- Teri Meri.
- Jag Ghoomeya.
- Afreen Afreen.
- Mere Rashke Qamar.
He tours around the globe to perform live and all his shows tickets sale full as soon as it is open. This time New Jersey folks become lucky that he is coming there to perform live. Don’t miss this chance to make your evening tuneful and melodic. His music sways away all your concerns and strain and fills the void with harmonious, and sweet-sounding music.
He is coming to New Jersey on August 4th, 2018 at 8:00 pm in Patriots Theater (At the War Memorial, 1 Memorial Drive, Trenton, NJ 08608).