A voice that touches the soul...Shafqat Amanat Ali

Saturday, November 12, 2011 Posted by Bibaswan Banerjee

Born into the famed Patiala gharana, Shafqat Amanat Ali was immersed into classical music almost as quickly he could frame his first sentences.Little did he know that he would one day become the lead singer of one of Pakistan's leading fusion and Sufi-rock bands: "Fuzon".

Shafqat's singing prominently betrays his lineage and his classical prowess shines through. Songs like "Mora Saiyyan" and "Aankhon ke Saagar" transcended borders effortlessly and charmed audiences across the subcontinent. Indian audiences were quick to accept and appreciate the phenomenal talent that is Shafqat Amanat Ali. Since then, there has been no looking back for the musician. Shafqat currently has an extremely successful career as a solo artist and playback singer in the Indian and Pakistani film industries. "Mitwa", "Yeh Honsla" and the current sensation "Dildaara" are but a few of his masterpieces. He has truly proved himself to be a singer who can do justice to any kind of song across different musical genres.

Watch Shafqat Amanat Ali perform LIVE at Quo Vadis 2011: Celebrity Night 2.
Date: 20th November, 2011.
Location: IIFT Campus, New Delhi.

Be there!!


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