Probably the greatest singer and Qawwaal of his time, Nusrat Fateh Ali made everyone his fan with his soulful voice. His voice echoes in gatherings, during trips and whenever one needs to calm his or her mind even today. He has sung never-dying songs that are fit for every occasion.
Whether you are grieving or ecstatic, in a romantic mood or need to spend time with friends, you can listen to one of his songs.
Today marks the 22nd death anniversary of the King of Qawwaals and he continues to rule our hearts. He died of cardiac arrest in London at the age of 48 in 1997. Social media platform, Twitter is flooded with messages of love as the social media users pay their tribute to the one and only Qawwali maestro, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
Extending the 600-year old Qawwali tradition of his family‚ Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is widely credited with introducing Sufi music to international audiences. He was popularly known as Shahenshah-e-Qawwali‚ meaning The King of Kings of Qawwali.#NusratFatehAliKhan#Legend pic.twitter.com/LTWmOeXuw7
— محمدعزیز (@azeezbiniqbal) August 16, 2019
— 𝗕𝗮𝗹𝗸𝗮𝘂𝗿 𝗦𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗵 𝗗𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗼𝗻 (@BalkaurDhillon) August 16, 2019
22nd death Anniversary of Ustad #NusratFatehAliKhan.
He's still alive in our hearts and playlists. Even today when the melodious voice of NFAK reaches our ears, it hits the deepest corner of our Brain and Heart. ❤#NFAK pic.twitter.com/fLr91ydCQL
— Dr Sohail Khan (@DrSohaiil) August 16, 2019
— Aoun (@AounJafry1) August 16, 2019
— Radio Pakistan (@RadioPakistan) August 16, 2019
— 𝙰𝙻𝚒 𝐒𝐚𝐣𝐢𝐝. (@ALii__313) August 16, 2019
— شیخ ولید (@sheikhwaleed15) August 16, 2019
— Ahmed Raza Khan (@iamAhmedRK) August 15, 2019
— Jamil Ramzan (@Jamiljalbani24) August 16, 2019
Tribute to Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan on the anniversary of his passing
Shahenshah-e-Qawwali, seen here in rare pictures with Ghulam Ali and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. pic.twitter.com/obi6xiNREA
— Film History Pics (@FilmHistoryPic) August 16, 2019
جناب نصرت فتح علی خاں صاحب! یے موسیقی کی دنیا کی سب سے زیادہ مشہور شخصیت ہیں موسیقی میں نہ آپ سے پہلے کوئی آیا نہ آپکے بعد.. آج خاں صاحب کی برسی ہے جو کہ پوری دنیا میں منائی جائے گی.. اللہ آپ کی مغفرت فرمائے آمین#nusratfatehalikhan#nusrat_barsi#musicking
— Usman Ghani🌐 @ghaninarratives (@Usmanghani_PK) August 16, 2019
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