Why Qawwali needed NFAK – Yahoo Screen , ANI

 

Late Qawwali icon Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, who is also popularly known as “Shahenshah-e-Qawwali”, can be easily termed as the one who single handedly made Qawwali a popular genre of music world-wide. Continue reading

Natural Mystics: The Prophetic Lives of Bob Marley and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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I can’t think of any musician, whom I have admired more than NFAK, but to my own surprise, I gradually realized that I was inspired more by Nusrat, the saintly human being than Nusrat, one of the greatest Musicians Ever. This book by Varun Soni focuses on the religious aspects of  lives of NFAK & Bob Marley, and how they used technology and popular culture to spread their messages – making it different from other biographies or books focused specifically on music. 

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Live at Symphony Hall Birmingham 10th October 1993 ( Honoring Nelson Mandela)

 

Nelson Mandela & Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

The Messengers of Peace & Humanity

Exactly 20 years back from today Symphony Hall Birmingham had the honor of presence of two of worlds greatest messengers of peace “Nelson Mandela” & “Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan”. The occasion was made memorable by another great performance by Nusrat Fateh Ali khan in honor of welcoming “Nelson Mandela” to Birmingham. Continue reading

The NewMusic (Canadian TV Short Documentary on Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan)

The NewMusic was an award winning Canadian TV Show & News Magazine that ran from early 80’s to mid 2000’s  It presented contemporary popular music in social , political, spiritual & economical aspects. The show did a profile on NFAK in 92-93, take a look… It contains a few unseen performances, interviews and insights  All thanks goes to Mr. Sonny Jhetta for uploading this gem, keep visiting his channel for more surprises..

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