Pakistani Showbiz

Classical ghazal singer Amanat Ali remembered


One of the greatest musicians, classical and ghazal singer from the Patiala gharana Ustad Amanat Ali Khan was remembered on his death anniversary on Suday.

Amanat Ali Khan was born on 1932 in Sham Chaurasi, Hoshiarpur, Punjab. He was a great classical and ghazal singer from the Patiala gharana.

Soon after independence he moved to Pakistan. His concerts on Radio Lahore became quite popular and he toured South Asia becoming the representative of Patiala gharana in Pakistan.

The late 1950s and early 1960s saw the rise of seraphic singer Ustad Amanat Ali Khan. The prestigious Patiala Gharana, the family that sworn to carry on the traditional and classical aura of Hindustani music, saw another immaculate and faultless singer adding more shine, prestige and prosperity to their name.

Ustad Amanat Ali died at aged 42 years in Lahore in September 1974. Today 42 years gone on his death but they are keep alive on their fan heart.

He was honored with the ‘Pride of Performance’ award by the government of Pakistan.

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