Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Songs

When we talk about Sufi songs, the first thing which comes to our mind is Rahat Fateh Ali Khan songs. This singer has established a unique identity for himself because of his melodious voice. He has not only sung good songs for Bollywood films but has also done a remarkable work in his solo albums.

His identity as a singer is also special because he is not only famous for Qawwalis but is also a very good playback singer in movies for numerous actors. An interesting fact about the singer is that he has presented Sufi music in a more eloquent manner which is why he is one of the most loved Sufi singers in the world.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan songs are present in every playlist in every MP3 player in the world. A special thing about his songs is that it comprises of every single emotion in a 3-5 minutes time span. And that is why his songs remain on top of the music charts.

rahat fateh ali khan songsSongs of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is not only famous in India and Pakistan. But he has also performed at many international stages like London, Australia, etc. This proves that boundary between the two countries cannot prevent a talented musician to gain respect in the other country.

Some of his latest songs which have entertained the listeners are Mere Rashke Qamar from Baadshaho, Lag Ja Gale from Bhoomi, Jag Ghoomeya for Sultan,  and several others songs namely Dillagi, Tum Jo Aaye, etc. have entertained the audience and received awards in the music category.

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We Hope you enjoyed listening to these amazing Rahat Fateh Ali Khan songs. If you are a Fan of RFAK then make sure you check back BOTY Regularly to check out latest and trending music by the singer. While you are here let us see what Childhood of Rahat and his early career was like.

Professional Training in Music

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan started learning music since his childhood times. He was born into a family of Qawwals and classical singers and so for him, music is an eternal part of his life. He started his musical training at an early age of 3 and his training in Qawwali started just at an age of 7. His uncle is the most important person behind his training. Yes, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan has shaped his nephew’s career in a very strategic manner.

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan always took him with his troupe so that one day, he becomes mature enough to perform in his place. Rahat Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is his stage name, the name Nusrat belongs to his uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, a man responsible for gaining Sufi music a worldwide recognition. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was his uncle and mentor who has taken his Nephew’s career to new heights.

Musical Performances & Concerts

You will be amazed to know that he gave his first public performance on the death anniversary of his grandfather. At an age of 15, he became an integral part of his uncle, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s group and performed on many occasions with him. In 1985, he along with his uncle toured the UK and at a concert there, he sang many solo songs besides singing Qawali with the group.

In the 90’s he started singing as a playback singer in the Bollywood and sang his first song namely “Mann ki lagan” in the Bollywood movie “Paap” in 2003. Recently, he also sang nationalist songs for Pakistan. In April 2012, he toured the UK to perform at Wembley Arena and Manchester Arena. He also toured many other countries of the world and has proved why he is the most famous Sufi singer of today’s time. He enjoys immense love from his fans across the world.

He also worked soundtracks in collaboration for Hollywood films. Working as a subordinate with his uncle in collaboration with Eddie Vedder of the American Rock Band, Pearl James, he contributed to the soundtrack of 1995 Hollywood film, Dead Man Walking. In collaboration with American composer, James Horner, he worked on the soundtrack of The Four Feathers in the year 2002. In the same year, he guested with The Derek Trucks Band on the song Maki Madni

For Trucks’ album Joyful Noise. He also featured on the soundtrack of Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto.

Reality TV and others

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan also judged Singing reality shows like Chotte Ustad and Junoon on the television. One of the worth remembering achievements of his life is that he is the first Pakistani Singer till date to sing at a concert of Nobel Peace Prize, 2014 and at this concert, he sang the most memorable Qawwalis of his uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

Pakistan Day was celebrated for the first time at the United Nations General Assembly on 23 March 2016. The name the concert was “Sufi Night: Music of Peace” and the solo performer at the concert was Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who entertained the 140 diplomats from different countries to the fullest.

Apart from Bollywood singing and solo performances, he also appeared in three seasons of Pakistani musical show Coke Studio and sung in collaboration with other singers in many seasons. In season 1, he collaborated with the singer Ali Azmat and sang track “Garaj Baras”. In season 6 he sang in collaboration with “Abida Parveen” and in season 9, he sang “Afreen Afreen” in collaboration with Momina Mustehsan and also sang “Rang” with Amjad Sabri.