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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (1948–1997)

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was born on October 13, 1948 in Lyallpur, Punjab, Pakistan. He was married to Naheed Nusrat. He died on August 16, 1997 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 48) in London, England, UK

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2012 Soundtrack
Blood Diamond Soundtrack
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  Little America (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2020) (writer - 1 episode, 2020)
- The Manager (2020) ... (performer: "My Heart, My Life") / (writer: "My Heart, My Life")
 2018/III Zero (music: "Tanha Hua")
 2018 Batti Gul Meter Chalu (lyrics: "Dekhte Dekhte", "Dekhte Dekhte" (Version 2)) / (music: "Dekhte Dekhte", "Dekhte Dekhte" (Version 2))
 2017 Baadshaho (performer: "Mere Rashke Qamar")
 2012 Zero Dark Thirty (performer: "Night Song") / (writer: "Night Song")
 2011 Road to Peshawar (Short) ("Sea of Vapours")
 2010 Eat Pray Love (performer: "The Long Road")
 2010 90210 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Clark Raving Mad (2010) ... ("My Heart, My Life (Talvin Singh Remix)", uncredited)
 2010/I Remember Me (writer: "Sanson Ki Mala Peh Simroon")
 2009/I 2012 (performer: "Afreen Afreen") / (writer: "Afreen Afreen")
 2009 The Real World of Peter Gabriel (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Signal to Noise" - uncredited)
 2006 Blood Diamond (performer: "Joyous Prayer", "Solemn Prayer") / (writer: "Joyous Prayer", "Solemn Prayer")
 2006 Outsourced (performer: "The Long Road")
 2005 Bab'Aziz: The Prince That Contemplated His Soul (performer: "The Wedding")
 2005 165 Hässelby (Documentary) (lyrics: "Kinna Sohna") / (performer: "Kinna Sohna") / (writer: "Kinna Sohna")
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2003) ... ("Sanson Ki Mala Pey", uncredited)
 2003 Peter Gabriel: Growing Up Live (Video documentary) (performer: "Signal to Noise")
 2003 Code 46 (writer: "Thodasa Pagla")
 2002 Jeff Buckley: Everybody Here Wants You (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Allah Hoo")
 2002 Bend It Like Beckham (performer: "Kinna Sohna" (1991), "Tere Bin Nahin Lagda") / (writer: "Kinna Sohna" (1991), "Tere Bin Nahin Lagda")
 2002 Rabbit-Proof Fence (performer: "Crossing The Salt Pan")
 2001 Monsoon Wedding (arranger: "Allah Hoo")
 1999 Any Given Sunday (performer: "Sweet Pain (R&D Division Remix)") / (writer: "Sweet Pain (R&D Division Remix)")
 1999 Dillagi (performer: "Tanhai")
 1999 Strange Planet (performer: "Sweet Pain (Joì Remix)") / (writer: "Sweet Pain (Joì Remix)")
 1999 Shaheed-E-Mohabbat Boota Singh (performer: "Ishq Ni Darsda", "Ishq Da Rutba")
 1998 Aprile (performer: "Yaad-e-nabi Gulsham Mehka") / (writer: "Yaad-e-nabi Gulsham Mehka")
 1997 ...Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya (performer: "Koi Jane Koi Na Jane", "Zindagi Jhoom Kar") / (writer: "Ek Din Kahin", "Hum Se Rahoge", "Jagi Hui Fizayen", "Koi Jane Koi Na Jane", "Meri Sanson Mein", "Sitara Aankhen", "Thodasa Pagla", "Uttar Dakshin", "Zindagi Jhoom Kar", "Meri Sanson Mein (Sad)")
 1995 Dead Man Walking (courtesy: "The Long Road") / (performer: "The Face of Love", "The Long Road", "Shadow" (1993)) / (writer: "The Face of Love", "Shadow" (1993))
 1994 Natural Born Killers (performer: "Taboo", "Allah, Mohammed, Char, Yaar", "Nusrat 1083/Nusrat") / (writer: "Taboo", "Allah, Mohammed, Char, Yaar", "Nusrat 1083/Nusrat")
 1994 Machh Jail (performer: "Mera Piya Ghar Aaya")
 1990 I'm British But... (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Ali Maula Ali Maula Ali Dam Dam")
 1987 Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (performer: "Alimaula Alimaula Alidamdam, Ni Main Jogi De Naal, Haqali Alihaq, Allah Hoo Allah Hoo") / (writer: "Alimaula Alimaula Alidamdam, Ni Main Jogi De Naal, Haqali Alihaq, Allah Hoo Allah Hoo")
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Other Works:

Soundtrack: Natural Born Killers See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Ali Khan Family | Late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Brother of Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan and uncle of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. See more »


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