Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is one of the greatest performers of the qawwali, and fans paid him rich tribute on Twitter. He made millions of people his fans not only in Pakistan but around the globe with his soothing and soulful voice. The voice of the most fabulous singer echoes during long trips, parties, and gatherings. His voice is an excellent source of peace of mind to many.
Life of NFAK
The world-renowned Pakistani musician was born on October 13, 1948, in Faisalabad. Nusrat was at the fifth number in his siblings. He was great singer, vocalist, instrumentalist, and musician and held the world record for largest recorded output of 125 albums by 2001.
On August 11, 1997, he suddenly got ill due to liver and kidney failure. He died due to cardiac arrest on August 16, 1997at the age of 48 in London. Even after two decades of his death, he still rules the hearts of millions of people due to his melodious voice and soothing songs.
Twitter, a widely used social media network, has been flooded with hundreds of thousands of tweets on the anniversary of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Users paid special tribute to the king of Qawwals on his 22nd death anniversary marked on August 16, Friday. The social media network was full of messages of love and grief by his admirers. Everyone is sharing the music moments from his career.
No one wants to forget the legendary name of Khan. Without Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Pakistan’s music industry had never been so flourished. Not only in Pakistan, but Nusrat has been renowned and admired across the world for his music. Whether its youth, adults or the old age people, everyone loves his music even today.
Currently, the Lollywood and Bollywood filmmakers are coming up with remixes of Nusrat’s music. Even the remixes of his songs are appealing and loved by many. Every time any new remix comes, people go back to the original version to listen. This is indeed the great effort by the youth and nation to keep the music and name of the NFAK alive.
Nusrat Fateh Ali Kahn Lives in Memories
Although Nusrat lived a very short life, still his music has an incomparable impact on the listeners. His work made him live in the hearts of a lot of people. His international concerts made hundreds of his foreign fans. Regardless of what mood you are in, his songs and qawwalis put you into a different state of mind.
Not only this, the music of NFAK has transcended the geographical barriers. Nusrat died, but his name is still alive, and he will rule the hearts of people forever.