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Nusrat Fateh’s daughter set to take legal action against copyright infringement of his songs

LAHORE: The Late music maestro Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s daughter is planning to take legal action against those involved in the infringement of copyrights of the Qawwal musical masterpieces. “I am the only heir of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and the copyrights of my father’s songs are only with me,” Nida Nusrat said while addressing a news conference at Lahore Press Club on Friday. “If anyone wants to sing my father’s songs they need to seek permission from me,” she asserted. A company by the name of Khokar Productions…

Qawwali maestro Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan remembered on 20th death anniversary

It has been years since the legendary qawwal – Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – has left us, but his Sufi devotional songs are still widely heard with great delight.  Dubbed as ‘The King of Qawwali’, the qawwali maestro’s 20th death anniversary is being observed today (Wednesday). Born and bred in Faisalabad, Nusrat was widely popular for his qawwali and pacifying music compositions. He departed this world at relatively, a young age of 48, on 16th August 1997. Nusrat Fateh Ali's compositions have defined the art-form of…

Rahat to perform in 48 cities worldwide as tribute to Nusrat Fateh

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan will pay a tribute to his illustrious uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan on his 20th anniversary next year by holding 48 concerts in 48 cities around the world including India, USA, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Nusrat Fateh died at the age of 48 in London after suffering a cardiac arrest on 16th August 1997. The "Shahenshah-e-Qawwali" is considered one of the greatest voice ever recorded and hold the world record as the most prolific ghazal singer. Rahat who is carrying the legacy of Nusrat will…

Remembering Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan on his 68th birth anniversary

KARACHI: The 68th birth anniversary of legend qawwal Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is being observed on Thursday (today). He is popularly regarded as “Shahenshah-e-Qawwali”, meaning “The King of Qawwali”. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was born in Faisalabad on 13th October, 1948, and is considered one of the trend-setters and pioneers of fusion music in Pakistan. He was trained by his father Ustad Fateh Ali Khan and he used to perform with his father in different programs. The maestro had amazing vocal capabilities and could…