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|Sultan Fateh Ali Khan belongs to the famous Patiala ‘gharana’, a family which has produced several generations of reknowned classical singers. He is the son of the famous maestro Ustad Fateh Ali Khan and nephew of the late Ustad Amanat Ali Khan. Since the age of 7 yrs he started receiving training in classical music, and growing up in a family of classical ‘giants’ , he got more in terms of guidance than any student of classical music could ever imagine.
Sultan Fateh Ali Khan is an extremely versatile singer, and apart from classical singing, he is as amazing at semi classical, ghazal, folk and light singing. He formed the first pop band of Lahore in 1987 called ‘The Avengers’, and was one of the pioneers in combining pop and classical music; which is what his cousin Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan did as well , when he later formed the band ‘Fusion’.
Sultan Fateh Ali Khan has performed in countries all over the world , including many European countries, the Middle East, India, South Africa, Bangla desh, Nepal etc. He has performed all over Pakistan as well , and is currently residing in Islamabad, where he teaches classical singing in the PNCA as well as at ‘Mausikar’, which is run by a trust by the same name.
This talented singer has also written and composed several songs, some of which many must be familiar with, such as ‘Ankhon ke saagar’ and ‘Tere bina jiya nahi jaye, both sung by Shafqat Amanat Ali .He has written and composed several of his own songs as well, such as ‘Burf rut mein gulab dekhta houn’.