World-renowned Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has become the first Pakistani artist to have the honor of having 5 million followers on YouTube.
The singer, who shared this good news with fans on Instagram, thanked for his support and love.
After this award, Rahat Fateh Ali has become the first artist in Pakistan to be followed by 5 million people on YouTube.
About 2 months ago, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s song “Zaroori Tha” became the most viewed song on YouTube.
The official video became the most-watched song of any Pakistani song after the number of viewers reached close to one billion on YouTube.
Released on June 8, 2014, the song was included in the 2015 Indian film “Our Unfinished Story”, written by Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar and composed by Sahir Ali Baga.
Earlier, Rahat Fateh Ali was awarded an honorary degree by the University of Oxford on June 26, 2019, at a grand ceremony in London for his outstanding services in promoting the art of poetry. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was introduced by the university as a “Pakistani singer of mystical music and poetry”.
Rahat Fateh, who started regular music training at the age of seven, has released more than 50 albums so far. He is also credited with singing more than 50 title tracks for TV series and more than 100 movie songs in Hollywood.
Sultan Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan became the first Pakistani artist to have 5 million subscribers on YouTube, while in India he is ranked third in the race.
Recalling his teacher on the occasion, he said that Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was a great Pakistani poet, musician, and singer, my father Farrukh Ali Khan and Taya Mubarak Ali Khan were famous poets of their time, our family has been practicing art for 600 years. Serving music, Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan spent his entire life promoting the art of poetry and music and making it popular in the East and the West, music is our family love.
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