Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is the guest in the morning show Geo Shaan Say

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Famous Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is invited in the morning show Geo Shan Say on Geo TV. Famous Pakistani film star Shan is the host of the program. At the arrival of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Shaan received the guest with standing ovation.

He paid great thanks to audience for their love and honour and said country and audience are my proud. Shan said Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is the proud of Pakistan and the recognition of the country (Pakistan).

During the discussion Rahat Fateh Ali Khan said, in the Subcontinent there are so many popular Pakistani singers, heroes who got great fame and recognition in music industry. Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Madam Noor Jahan and Mian Shoukat Hussain are among the famous musicians who proved their talent.

Shaan asked from the singer about the aim from his early age. He replied that at the age of 6 years he used to weep, listening any song. He wanted to sing but could not.

Shaan asked from Rahat Fateh Ali Khan about Sufism and he said for signing Sufi Kalam the singer should have to be Sufi, only then he could leave impact on audience.  He said Qawal is called imam of Sufism. In the response of Shaan’s question Rahat told a singer can sing, keeping in mind the scene for which he is singing.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan told that he enjoys a lot while performing in Pakistan. He also likes to sing in UK. He told whenever he goes to London he goes to that hospital where Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan died. He feels he is hearing here that’s why he feels good to perform there. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan gained the great fame throughout the world. He conveyed his message and culture in the form of Qawali.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan sang Kalam of Allama Muhammad Iqbal and Ghalib. These two are different and it was difficult for him to sing with variation.

He told that his grandfather Fateh Ali Khan sung Kalam of Allama Muhammad Iqbal at a high level which has a contribution in the formation of Pakistan. He copies his grandfather while singing various Kalam like Koi Umeed Bar Nahi Aati Koi Soorat Nazar Nahi Aati.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan explains that Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan started to train him when he was a child. He used to sit on the stage with him and from that experience he learnt a lot.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan told that his younger brother and his son are learning with him on the stage as his son is fond of singing.

They shared there should be proper academies and institution for learning music in which Pakistanis are lacking. Rahat told that he has plan to open musical academy in Lahore, with the name of Music Village.

Along with Pakistani teachers the teachers should come from America and Europe. All types of music should be taught to students. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan performed different songs on the request of Shaan.