Famed qawwal Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan might have left us, however his songs will endlessly hold him alive.
“The King of Qawwali”, who was born on October thirteen, 1948 in Faisalabad, was not solely widespread in Pakistan, but in addition in the remainder of the world. Nusrat Fateh Ali’s songs have outlined the artwork-type of Qawwali for the generations to return.
Listed here are 15 of his songs which outline Nusrat’s legacy.
1) Alif Allah Chambe Di Booti
Initially a Punjabi people track sung by many artists and qawwals, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s rendition was highly regarded.
2) Tumhe Dillagi
One of many qawwal’s most well-known songs. It has additionally been sung by Nusrat’s nephew Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, a rendition which noticed Bollywood actors Huma Qureshi and Vidyut Jammwal within the video.
three) Sanson Ki Mala Pey
Do you know the lyrics to this music have been written by a sixteenth-century Hindu mystic poet Meera, also called Meera Bai? She was probably the most most well-known of the ladies bhakta poets of north India.
four) Piya Re Piya Re
Nusrat’s track ‘Piya Re Piya Re’ noticed a remixed model featured in album Love is within the Air by Indian actor/musician Van Shipley.
5) Sanu Aik Pal Chain Na
Considered one of Nusrat’s signature songs, it has additionally been sung by the youthful qawwal Rahat and pop artist Atif Aslam.
6) Yeh Jo Halka Halka Suroor
This by far is Nusrat Sahib’s most sung kalaam, one which he sang at many live shows and on TV exhibits.
7) Dam Mast Qalandar
So far, this qawwali of Nusrat sb’s has been remixed quite a few occasions.
eight) Mann Kunto Maula
‘Mann Kunto Maula’ is predicated on a hadith (a saying of the Prophet (PBUH)) and has been composed by thirteenth century Sufi musician, poet and scholar, Amir Khusro.
9) Mera Piya Ghar Aya
One other one penned by Punjabi Sufi poet, humanist and thinker Bulleh Shah, this music has seen many renditions by well-known artists, together with Nusrat Fateh.
10) Mere Rashk-e- Qamar
One other one among his most memorable tracks.
eleven) Allah Hoo Allah Hoo
Launched in 1992, this music turned an immediate hit amongst followers and artists like Rahat Fateh Ali and Sami Yusuf have carried out it on many events.
12) Afreen Afreen
‘Afreen Afreen’ was the primary collaboration between Nusrat and famend Indian lyricist Javaid Akhtar. It is likely one of the qawwal’s most well-known and signature tracks thus far.
thirteen) Dam Hama Dam Ali Ali
Nusrat’s love for the Prophet (pbuh) and his nephew Ali was not unknown, in reality, that is simply one of many many qawwalis the ustad has sung of their honour.
14) Tum Ek Gorakh Dhandha Ho
The Sufi verse ‘Tum Ek Gorakh Dhanda Ho’ (You’re a Puzzle) was written by Pakistani lyricist Naz Khialvi, which was later sung by the Ustad.
15) Tu Mera Dil Tu Meri Jaan
One other one in every of Nusrat’s widespread tracks, which has been sung by artists galore.
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