We all use Google search every day for different reasons, but if you pay close attention, today Google has paid a special tribute to legendary singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan on his 67th birth anniversary.
Keeping up with the tradition, the late singer has his own personal Google Doodle for the special day.
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was born on October 13, 1948. He was a Pakistani musician, primarily a singer of qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis.
Nusrat was regarded as the world’s greatest qawwali singer.
In 1987, Khan received the President of Pakistan’s Award for Pride of Performance for his extensive contribution to Pakistani music.
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan popularized the traditional mystic qawwali, a form of sufi devotional music, most popular in South Asia.
He also sang ghazals and indulged in jazz fusion.
Some of his most famous songs include Kinna Sohan Tainu, Piya Re Piya Re, Gham Hai Ya Khushi, Mera Piya Ghar Aaya, Dum Mast Kalandar, Afreen Afreen and many others.
Here are some of his movies which became famous because of his songs Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya, Kachche Dhaage, Dillagi and Dhadkan.
He died of a cardiac arrest at the age of 49 on 16 August, 1997, at the peak of his career.