Amanat Ali

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Nationality: Pakistani

Born: 1922

Born Place: Hoshiarpur, India

Died: September 17, 1974

Death Place: Lahore

Gender: Male


Ustad Amanat Ali Khan (Urdu: اُستاد امانت علی خان ‎), (1922 – 18 September 1974) was a Pakistani classical and ghazal singer, from the Patiala gharana. Singing duo of both brothers Amanat Ali Khan and Bade Fateh Ali Khan were together honoured with the ‘Pride of Performance’ award by the President of Pakistan back in 1969. He stands with great singing icons like Mehdi Hassan and Ahmed Rushdi and left behind hundreds of classical and semi-classical songs for the public to remember him by.

Early life
Amanat Ali Khan was born in Shamchaurasi, Hoshiarpur, Punjab, the grandson of Ali Baksh Jarnail, the founder of ‘Patiala Gharana’.

Personal life

Ustad Amanat Ali died in Lahore on 18 September 1974 of a perforated appendix. His son, Ustad Asad Amanat Ali Khan, after a long music career on Pakistan Television as a performer, died due to a heart attack on 8 April 2007, in London. Both Father and Son are buried in Mominpura Graveyard near Lakshmi Chowk Lahore.

After the independence of Pakistan in 1947, Ustad Amanat Ali Khan migrated to Pakistan with his family.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 4 July 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.

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