Every second person reading this article must have heard the amazing Afreen Afreen performance in coke studio by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Momina Mustehsan. This song became a great hit among millions of people and created magic among them with its lyrics and the soulful voice of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.
At the age of just 5 years, Rahat developed love towards music and started singing. He was the generation of a long musical family background. This Pakistani Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is the nephew of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Who taught him classical and spiritual music.
Rahat gave his first solo stage performance at the age of 10 in an important festival. He received a lot of praise and love for this amazing performance of his. This praises raised the confidence of this 10-year-old singer and he started accompanying his uncle for concerts and other shows which helped him to develop himself as an artist.
Even though he was a Pakistani, he did not have to face any kind of racism after coming to India and he became famous as one of the best Qawwali and Ghazal singers. He made his Bollywood debut with ‘Mann Ki Lagan’ in the movie Paap in 2008.
Rahat also gained a chance to collaborate and work for soundtracks of Mel Gibson’s Hollywood movie ‘Apocalypto’. Rahat also worked with Eddie Vedder from the Pearl Jam Band.
To date, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has over 50 albums and hundreds of soundtracks under his belt.
This musical journey of the musical legend is truly inspiring.