Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Live In Concert
When:April 24, 2011
Event Time:7:00 PM
Where:The Event Center, San Jose State College
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is a Pakistani musician, and primarily a singer of Qawwali, a devotional music of the Sufis. He is the nephew of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. In addition to Qawwali, he also performs ghazals and other light music. He has toured extensively and performed in Pakistan, India and all around the world.
The son of Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan, he was trained by his uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan in the art of classical music and Qawwali.
Rahat's first public performance was at the age of ten or eleven, when he toured the U.K. with his uncle in 1985, and performed solo songs in addition to singing with the Qawwali party. At a concert in Birmingham on July 27, 1985, he performed the solo ghazal, Mukh Tera Sohneya Sharab Nalon Changa Ae. At a concert at the Harrow Leisure Centre in 1985, he performed the solo song, Gin Gin Taare Lang Gaiyaan Rattaan.
Paap (2004), featuring the hit song, Mann Ki Lagan, marked his debut as a Bollywood playback singer. He has become popular in India because of his Bollywood film songs.
In 2010, he won "Best International Act" at the UK Asian Music Awards (UK AMAs)
Winner Star Screen Award for Best Male Playback (2011)
Winner Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer (2011)
Winner Big Star Entertainment Awards Best Singer (2010)
Winner Mirchi Music Awards Best Male Vocalist (2011)
Winner Apsara Award for Best Playback Singer (2011)
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