The Fateh Ali Khans family has been revolutionizing the music industry for generations. From the legendary Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan to his renowned nephew Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, each of them has captivated audiences around the world with his enchanting songs. In a recent incident, Shahzaman, the son of Rahat, left people in awe with his extraordinary voice.
As the video clip went viral, many made comparisons between Shahzaman and NFAK (Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan). The video was shared with a caption saying, "I may be too excited but Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's son sounds like a young Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, the original! Meet Shahzaman Fateh Ali Khan. What an amazing moment to be alive".
Music fans took to Twitter to express their appreciation for Shahzaman's performance. One person wrote: "Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's son. OMG, doesn't he sound like Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan?" Another person mentioned: "He has a similar voice to Nusrat, but both Nusrat and Rahat were much more polished qawwals at this age. Nusrat was truly the best!"
Shahzaman has gained popularity even among Indians. The young qawwal is reported to have performed at Anant Ambani's 28th birthday celebration in Dubai in April.
Who is Shahzaman Fateh Ali Khan?
Shahzaman Fateh Ali Khan is the son of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, has gifted Bollywood with numerous chart-topping hits, including memorable songs like “O Re Piya”, “Bol Na Halke Halke” and “Main Jahaan Rahoon”. Shahzaman, following in the footsteps of his father and his great-uncle, has gained popularity not only in Pakistan but also beyond its borders. In April, he had the chance to perform at Anant Ambani's birthday celebration in Dubai.
The musical bond between Shahzaman and Rahat extends beyond their family ties. They frequently collaborate and perform together on stage, captivating audiences around the world. Shahzaman has acknowledged his father's important contribution to his musical journey, expressing his gratitude for Rahat's guidance and support.
Collaboration between father and son
The collaboration between father and son, Rahat and Shahzaman, is a testament to their shared passion for music. They frequently join forces on stage, creating magical moments for their audience. Shahzaman openly acknowledges his father's immense influence on his musical journey, expressing gratitude for Rahat's support and guidance. In an Instagram post, Shahzaman wrote about his admiration for his father and expressed how blessed he feels to have a father and Ustad like him.
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's impact on the world of music is undeniable. He has left an indelible mark with his iconic songs, including the timeless "Dulhe Ka Sehra" from the film Dhadkan, which starred Suniel Shetty, Akshay Kumar and Shilpa Shetty. Maestro Qawwali's repertoire includes unforgettable tracks like "Dum Mast Qalander Mast" and "Jhule Jhule Laal". Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Nusrat's nephew, also made a mark in Bollywood until Pakistani artists were banned from working in India in 2016.
Rahat has lent his soulful voice to numerous Bollywood hits including "Sajdaa", "Naina", "Main Jahaan Rahoon" and "O Re Piya" among others. His last Bollywood song "Tere Bin" was featured in the film Simmba, starring Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan. Rahat has also contributed to Pakistani dramas, recording OSTs and has been a part of multiple seasons of Coke Studio.
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