Shafaullah Khan Rokhri

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Full NameShafaullah Khan Rokhri
Native Nameشفاء اللہ خان روکھڑی
BirthplaceRokhri, Mianwali, Pakistan
Died29 August 2020
Place of DeathIslamabad, Pakistan
GenresFolk, ghazal
OccupationsFolk singer, songwriter, music composer
Years Active1980s-2020
LabelsRokhri Productions, Thar Production, Pak
Main Languages of SongsSaraiki, Punjabi
Famous CollaborationsProduced music with his son Zeeshan Khan Rokhri
Early CareerInitially joined Punjab Police as a constable, left to pursue music
Rise to FameStarted music career in the 1980s, became popular among Saraiki folks
Notable AchievementsSecond most popular singer from the Saraiki belt after Ataullah Khan Esakhelvi
Notable WorksProduced music show “Folk Studio” featuring Saraiki artists
Online PresenceRevamped songs and released on YouTube, garnering millions of views
FamilyMarried, had a daughter and four sons
SonZeeshan Khan Rokhri, a famous Saraiki singer
Cause of DeathCardiac arrest
TributesCondolences from Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar, recognition of contributions to Saraiki music
Shafaullah Khan Rokhri

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