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Naeem Rufi, Humaira Arshad pay tribute to legendary Nusrat Fateh

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Singers Humaira Arshad and Naeem Abbas Rufi on Friday paid tribute to illustrious late Qawwal and singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan on his birthday anniversary.

Humaira sang a song from Nusrat’s collection in Salam Zindagi morning show hosted by Faisal Qureshi. Sabri brothers and Rufi were also present on this occasion.

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was born on October 13 in Faisalabad. He possessed a range of vocal abilities and could sing at a high intensity for several hours together.

Having 600-year-old Qawwali tradition of his family, Khan is widely credited with introducing Qawwali to international audiences. He is also regarded as “Shahenshah-e-Qawwali” (the king of Qawwali).

Read More: Qawwali maestro Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan remembered

His Sufi devotional songs are still widely heard with great delight. He departed this world at relatively, a young age of 48, on 16th August 1997.

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Nusrat Fateh Ali’s compositions have defined the art-form of Qawwali for the generations to come. The government of Pakistan bestowed Pride of Performance on the legendary singer in 1987 for his contribution to Pakistani music.

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He was also honored with the prestigious UNESCO Music Prize. The music maestro released as many as 25 Qawwali albums.

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His massive hit Dam Mast Qalandar became household anthems.

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