Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s nephew Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is going back to his roots and has decided to celebrate 2018 as the year of qawwali. According to a private news channel the renowned singer has planned 100 shows around the world.
The shows will be held in different countries such as United States, Canada, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey, Morocco, South Africa, Kenya, Nepal, Bangladesh, and of course, Pakistan.
According to Rahat the 100 concerts seek to pay a tribute to the lasting legacy of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
“I am basically a qawwal and the poetry of sufi saints runs in my veins. Qawwali is at the heart of our family traditions, and my ancestors have worked hard to develop this genre of music and introduce it to the world.”