Shafqat Amanat Ali (Artist)

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Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan also known as Amanat Ali Khan is a Pakistani classical singer belonging to Patiala Gharana family. He is the youngest brother of the late Asad Amanat Ali Khan. He marked his name in singing career with his melodious voice.
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Shafqat Amanat Ali

  • In Urdu:

    شفقت امانت علی

  • Famous As:

    Classical singer

  • Nationality:

    Pakistani

  • Education:

    Bachelors Degree

  • Religion:

    Islam

  • Profession:

    Singer

  • Website:

    http://shafqatamanatali.com/

  • Awards :

    President’s Pride of Performance Civil Award

  • First Film:

    Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna

  • Star Sign:

    Capricorn

  • Associated Acts :

    Fuzon,The Dewarists, MTV Unplugged (India), Coke StudioBasit Ali SHah Banoori

  • Years Active :

    2000-present

  • Instruments :

    Vocals

  • Genres :

    Rock music, Sufi, playback singing, Classical Music

  • Born
  • Date:

    26 February 1965

  • Place:

    Lahore Punjab Pakistan

  • Family
  • Parents:

    Ustad Amanat Ali Khan (Father)

  • Siblings :

    Asad Amanat Ali Khan

Biography

Best Performance
Best Performance
Shafqat Amanat Ali -the Rockstar Ustad (A term coined by Bollywood music director Salim Merchant) is the biggest singing sensation to hit the subcontinent in recent times. The singer, writer, composer is the son of the legendary Pakistani singer Ustad Amanat Ali Khan, making him a part of the 9 generation old Patiala Gharana.He has been a student of the classical music tradition of India and Pakistan since age four. He was inspired towards music by his father, his uncle Ustad Fateh Ali Khan sahib as well as Roshanara Begum, to name a few.Shafqat Amanat Ali is highly respected among music circles due to his classically trained voice and his command over contemporary music. [1]  Biography 

Education

He received his bachelors degree from Government College University, Lahore (now known as GC University). He received the role of honor from the Music Society of Government College University, Lahore.

Family

He was born into a Muslim family in Lahore, Punjab Pakistan.Shafqat is the grandson of Akhtar Hussain and son of famous singer Ustaad Amanat Ali Khan,He learnt initial music from his beloved family.His beloved wife name is Almas Amanat Ali Khan. 

Career

Performance at PTV Global
Performance at PTV Global
He is one of the most successful singers in the world who have also showed his talent in Indian singing industry too. Shafqat started his career by singing songs for Pakistan until he was recognized by the Shankar Mahadevan, who has introduced him to bollywood singing industry. He stepped into bollywood film industry through a super hit song Mitwa in 2006 through a super hit film Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna. This was turning point for him and after this he gave many hits in Indian as well as in Pakistani film and music industry.[2]  Initial Career 

Popular Work

“Aankhon Ke Saagar,” “Khamaj,” “Ankhiyan” and “Mitwa” are some of his most popular works. He also sang the songs “Phir Wohi Raastey” and “Allah Megh De” for a Pakistani film named Ramchand Pakistani.

Ankhon kay Saagar

One morning while driving to his studio, Shankar heard Shafqat’s hit song “Aankhon Ke Saagar” on the radio. He immediately called the radio jockey who was his friend and got Shafqat’s contact number. Shafqat sang “Mitwa” composed by Shankar Ehsaan Loy for the movie Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna. The song was listed in the top charts in India, helping propel Shafqat into stardom. He was the voice behind the critically acclaimed song “Yeh Honsla” in the Bollywood film Dor. He sang background for the films Hello and Mumbai Cutting. His songs “Mora Saiyaan” and “Tere Bina” were featured in Nagesh Kukunoor’s Hyderabad Blues 2.[3]  Ankhon kay Saagar 

Band Fuzan

Starting Before MAtch Between Pakistan and India
Starting Before MAtch Between Pakistan and India
Shafqat Amanat Ali was the lead vocalist of the popular Pakistani band Fuzon.Their first album Saagar was a big hit, which features a common strain of rock melodies blended with classical and folk vocals. The opening track Aakhon Ke Saagar gave rise to their popularity within Pakistan and India. Tracks such as Akhiyan, Tere Bina and Khamaaj (Mora Saiyan) among others (most of which were composed by Shafqat for the band), became instant favourites with fans as they were played on TV and FM stations across Pakistan and India.His command over the classical idiom and modern music has made him a name to reckon with!!

List of Albums

  1. Muh Dikhai
  2. Tabeer
  3. Kyun Doriyaan
  4. Fuzon

List of Songs

  1. Mai Nai Jaana Par des
  2. Tere Nina
  3. Mitwa
  4. Phir Le Aya Dil 
  5. Tum Mile
  6. Bin tere
  7. Dildara
  8. Zindagi Se 
  9. Teri Jhuki Nazar
  10. Jo Dikhte Ho
  11. Manchala
  12. Allah Waariyan
  13. Tu Hi Mera
  14. Darmiyan 
  15. Yeh Honsla
  16. Kyun Main Jagoon
  17. Shukriya Zindagi
  18. Caravan
  19. Poore Se Zara Sa Kam Hai
  20. Chhayee Hai Tanhayee
  21. Ras Ke Bhare Tore Naina
  22. Tera Mera Naam
  23. Phir Wohi Raste
  24. Bhugol
  25. Ya Maula

List of Past Events

  1. HT Fever August - 2014
  2. Eid Dubai October - 2013
  3. Eid Masti UK October - 2013
  4. Striker September - 2013
  5. MTV Unplugged April - 2013
  6. Anhad Singapore February - 2013
  7. Harmony of Beats Dubai Febuary - 2013
  8. MTV Unplugged Dubai January - 2013
  9. Tri Nation Mega Fest Dhaka December - 2012
  10. Urdu Festival Delhi November - 2012
  11. Pink Chain Foundation Music Today Delhi March - 2012
  12. Bacardi NH 7 Weekender Delhi 2012
  13. Eventivity Missisauga january - 2012
  14. Times of India Aman Ki February - 2011
  15. Times of India Fresh Face 2011 - Concert
  16. Hard Rock Cafe Delhi December - 2010
  17. SAA Oslo Mela

Award

 He was role of honor from the Music Society of Government College, Lahore and He was awarded the President's Pride of Performance award on August 14, 2007.

Recently Sang the Song

He recently sang the song Phir Wohi Raastey for a pakistani film named Ramchand Pakistani. While he is one of the best current singers in Pakistan, Shafqat has earned a lot of admiration in India as well.

Folk and Sufi

Eid Masti Event
Eid Masti Event
Based on Folk and sufi works the album Tabeer was commissioned and released by Music Today the world over in mid September 2008. However, the rating of this album remained average.The album was released by Fire records in Pakistan September 2008 as their Mega Eid release. The entire album has been recorded, mixed and mastered in Pakistan by Shani (Zeeshan) at "Couple of good studios". All songs except Naina and Tu hi tu hai have been composed by Shafqat.

First Video of the Premier Song

The first video of the premier song of the album "Kherhyan De Naal" is now being aired on all channels in India and Pakistan. He has fondly been nick-named the Rock star Ustad by Saleem Merchant of the Saleem- Suleman duo. In the Tum Mile a bollywood movie starring Emraan Hashmi and Soha Ali Khan Shafqat have sung a Rock version of Tum Mile.[4] First Video of the Premier Song 

Contact Information

Abroad

  1. Manager : Mannu Kohli
  2. E-mail : mannuprawn@gmail.com
  3. Phone : +91 11 41646383
  4. Mobile : +91 9818279076
  5. Fax : +91 011 41646384
Booking Agency (Except Pakistan Shows) : vijay@mokshevents.com

Contact For Pakistan

  1. E-mail : stage5artist@gmail.com
  2. Phone # : +92 300 8223131

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