Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s music brought me closer to God: Atif Aslam


Known for his long list of melodious songs that millions of people listen to, singer Atif Aslam is a well known and popular name of our Pakistani entertainment industry. With his brilliant vocals, he has won millions of heart in Pakistan as well as India.

Recently, Atif Aslam appeared in ‘AB Talks’ which is a digital talk show. There, he talked about his journey of becoming a singer, recording a song and much more.

On talking about the journey of music, Atif said:

I think I explored myself in that I did not have any sort of an outlet and was in dire need of one. I became quiet and lonely.

He added that listening to Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (NFAK) changed his interest.

Moreover, he said:

About 23 years ago, my brother had introduced me to NFAK. While I felt alone and at my worst, his [Nusrat Fateh] music calmed me, brought me closer to God and when I started praying, I started getting the answers.

He continued:

During that time, I explored and found my own voice. I didn’t know that this would become my career. It all started when we were shifting; the house was empty as the night sky prevailed at almost six in the evening. I started singing, my voice echoed through the four walls and upon reaching the high-notes; I was scared of my own voice.

Revealing about his first song ‘Aadat’, he shared how he recorded his song:

I recorded my first song Aadat out of my pocket money. It took me a few seconds to upload it on the internet when there was nothing like WhatsApp. People started loving it and led to the making of a music video. The rise of my career began at that moment.

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