Tribune News Service
Patiala, April 27. Shahid Ali Khan, a student of late Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, enthralled the audience with his qawwalis during a function organised by the Music Department of Punjabi University here . Blessed with a voice very similar to the legendary singer, Shahid imitated his singing style so well that audience were spellbound and enjoyed the two-hour long programme without any break.
He sang various songs, including “Allah hoo”, “Akhiyan udeekdiyan”, “Nitt khair manga sohneya”, “Tum ik gorakh dhanda ho”, “Ni main jana jogi de naal”, “Sun charkhe di mithi kook”, “Tumhe dilagi bhool jani padegi”, “Sanson ki mala pe simroon main pee ka naam sunaye” and department students supported him in his qawwalis.
Shahid said he was glad to be in India for the first time and would soon release his solo album ‘Pyaar Da Mariz,’ the shooting of which was going on in Chandigarh. He is working on another album “Ik Ladki Jawan Ho Gayi Hai”, which will also hit the market soon. Expressing his desire to work with A R Rehman, Shahid said he was fond of his music and felt that he was probably one of the most talented music directors in the world.