In a recent event held in the USA, the iconic folk singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan shared the stage with his son, Shahzamsan Fateh Ali Khan.
Their joint performance created a buzz online when a video of their rendition went viral. What astonished netizens was the striking resemblance between Shahzaman’s voice and that of the legendary Qawwali maestro, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
People were left astounded by the uncanny similarity, marveling at how much Shahzaman sounded like his illustrious grandfather.
Here, check out the video:
Maybe I'm getting overly excited but Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's son sounds like a very young Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, the OG!
Meet Shahzaman Fateh Ali Khan. What a time to be alive. pic.twitter.com/nlsJdZt2Yu
— Dan Qayyum (@DanQayyum) May 29, 2023
The captivating video showcases Shahzaman’s mesmerizing performance, leaving the audience spellbound as he beautifully sings Nusrat’s iconic song “Kinna Sohna Tenu Rab Ne Banaya.”
It is evident that Rahat and his family’s rich musical legacy will endure through the talents of his son, Shahzaman Khan. Having inherited the art of singing from his Qawwali maestro father, Shahzaman’s remarkable skills are on full display, truly reflecting the guidance and training he has received.
Shahzaman’s performance garnered a wave of appreciation from music enthusiasts, who took to Twitter to express their admiration.
Shahzaman’s popularity transcends borders, reaching not only Pakistan and the USA but also India. It has been reported that the talented qawwal had the privilege of performing at Anant Ambani’s 28th birthday celebration in Dubai last April.
Father and son, Rahat and Shahzaman, frequently collaborate and grace the stage together. Shahzaman openly acknowledges his father’s profound influence on his musical journey. In an Instagram post, he expresses his gratitude, stating, “What a remarkable father he is! He allows me to take his seat as he takes mine. Although I know I still have to earn this place, he willingly wants to see me in it. I am truly blessed to have a father and an Ustad like him.”