Naheed Nusrat, wife of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Passes Away in Canada

- Pakistani

Naheed Nusrat, wife of our internationally acclaimed music legend Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan has died in Canada.

She was ill from last one month and was at the Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga, Ontario. She had moved to Canada after the death of her husband Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. The couple had a daughter.

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was an internationally acclaimed Pakistani Qawwali singer who was born in Faisalabad. He possessed an extraordinary range of vocal abilities.


He got great fame and recognition throughout the world. He fell ill in 1997 and passed away in London, England.

Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Naheed Nusrat’s nephew Rahat Ateh Ali Khan expressed grief over Naheed Nusrat’s passing.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan said, “I am extremely saddened by the recent death of aunt Naheed. She was a devoted mother and a pillar of strength to my Ustad and uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

We had always enjoyed a close relationship and I was in constant contact with her even after she moved to Canada.

May Allah grant her soul everlasting peace”.