Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

  • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan speaks to media representatives during a news conference in Lahore on February 23, 201. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan arrived from India on February 23 after paying a fine of 33,216 USD for trying to smuggle large quantities of cash out of the country. Khan, 37, was charged at the weekend with carrying undeclared foreign currency in violation of India's Foreign Exchange Management Act and customs rules. The musician, a nephew of late Pakistani legend Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and his group were boarding a plane to Lahore via Dubai on February 13 when authorities found 124,000 USD in cash in their bags.
World-renowned Pakistani musician, primarily a singer of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis (a mystical tradition within Islam). Nusrat's family has an unbroken tradition of performing Qawwali for approximately 600 years.Born October 13, 1948, Lyallpur, Punjab, Pakistan; died August 16, 1997, Cromwell Hospital, London, England. ...more

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