Google Doodle is celebrating the 67th birth anniversary of the great Pakistani musician Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Google Doodle that is best known for changing its shape on the special events or occasion has today changed its skin to celebrate the legendary Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. It can be seen on the recently changed Google Doodle, Khan is sitting in his unique style with his left right in the air as he used to do when he was in a great mood. His mates are sitting around him.
Here is what Google.com.pk looking today.
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was the uncrowned king of Qawwali and will remain for a countless period. People called him the “Shahenshah-e-Qawwali” or “The King of Kings of Qwwali”. He got the Pride of Performance award in 1987 that is the Presidential Awards in Pakistan. In 1995, he was awarded with UNESCO Music Prize. This is not restricted to just two titles, Khan received dozens of national and international awards.
Commenting about the performance and achievement of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Alexandra A. Seno of Asiaweek said, “Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s voice was otherworldly. For 25 years, his mystical songs transfixed millions. It was not long enough…He performed Qawwali that means wise or philosophical utterance, as nobody else of his generation did. His vocal range, talent for improvisation and sheer intensify were unsurpassed.”
He performed in over 40 countries of the world including United States, United Kingdom, India, Japan, Europe, Birmingham and dozens of others.
Dam Mast Qalaner Mast, Data Tera Darbar Hai, Tumhin Dilagi Bhool Jani Paray Gi, Mera Piya Ghar Aya, Allah Hoo, Arsh e Azam Ka Dulha, Aastan Hai Yeh Kis Shah-e-Zeeshan Khan, Meri Tauba, Aaj Rang Harima, Ya Haiyo Ya Quayuum and many others are the top rated qawwalis of the Khan that are still popular with all their magnificent.
Here is some majestic work of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: