Ghazal maestro Ustad Ghulam Ali Khan turns 82
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Ghazal maestro Ustad Ghulam Ali Khan has turned 82 today, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Hailing from Patiala Gharana, Ghulam Ali was born in the Sialkot village named Kallikay in 1940. He earned international fame across the border in India and Pakistan and in the South Asian diaspora in the U.K., the U.S., and Middle Eastern countries due to his matchless classical ghazal singing style.
Ghulam Ali was a disciple of Bade Ghulam Ali Khan (elder Ghulam Ali Khan). Ali was also trained by Bade Ghulam Ali's younger brothers – Barkat Ali Khan and Mubarak Ali Khan.
He was a prominent playback singer in Bollywood.
His famous ghazals are Chupke Chupke Raat Din, Kal Chaudhvin Ki Raat Thi, Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa, Chamakte Chand Ko, Kiya Hai Pyar Jisé, May Nazar Sé Pee Raha Hoon, Mastana Peeyé, Yé dil yé pagal dil, Apni Dhun Mein Rehta Hoon a ghazal by Nasir Kazmi, "Ham Ko Kiske Gham Ne Maara".
He was married to Afsana Ali and has a daughter Manjari Ghulam Ali.
He got the Pride of Performance Award in 1979 and Sitara-i-Imtiaz Award (Star of distinction) in 2013.
Ghulam Ali Khan Ghazals
Chupke chupke raat din aansu bahana yaad hai
Hum Tere Shahar Mein Aaye Hain - Ghulam Ali
Mere Shauk Da Nain
Yeh dil yeh pagal dil mera
Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa
Humko kis ke gham ne mara Ghulam Ali