Shafqat Amanat Ali
One of the splendid active legend of Pakistan Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan son of Ustad Amanat Ali Khan and youngest brother of late Asad Amanat Ali Khan Shafqat Amanat Ali is the ninth generation of Patiala Gharana. He was born on 26th February 1965 in Lahore Pakistan. He completed his early education in Punjab and completed his Bachelor’s degree from Government Collage University Lahore (GC University) and received the roll of honor from the Music Society of Government College University Lahore.
Shafqat Amanat Ali was the part of Pakistani pop rock band Fuzon.Shaqat Amanat concentrate on his solo career after parting from Fuzon most of his music is based on Folk and Sufi. Shafqat solo album “Tabeer” was released in September which was quite popular this album was recorded produced and mixed at couple of high-quality Studios in Pakistan and most of songs were composed by Shafqat Naina one of the songs “Khairheyan De Naal” played on Pakistani and Indian channels. Shafqat second solo album “Kyun Dooriyan” was released in 2010 included couple of hit songs “Kaga JA” and “Naal Naal” which Shafqat written during the time he was part of “Fuzon”
Shafqat stepped in Bollywood from the Movie “Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna” for this Movie he sang “Mitwa” composed by Shankar Ehsaan Loy “Mitwa” was listed in top ten chart in India which gave Shafqat good hold up in Bollywood and then one after one he give hit songs to Bollywood he sang background for the Movie “Hello” and “Mumbai Cutting” and he was the voice at the back of the perilously famous song “Yeh Honsla” in the film “Dor” Shafqat also appeared on the “Rubaroo” episode of India idol (4)
Shafqat Amanat Ali received the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer from the movie “Ra One” song “Didaara” in 2012. For the movie “Satyagraha” he sang “Raske BharaTore Naina”. Shafqat Amanat was also featured on MTV Unplugged Season 2.
Safqat Amant sing the Official Anthem for “Lahore Qalandar” Pakistan Super League he appear in Coke Studio India Season 1 Episode 6 Safqat also sang for some Pakistani Movie “Azaadi” “Punjab Nahi Jaongi” “Dukhtar” “Ramchand Pakistani” and “Main Hoon Shahid Afridi”