Ustad Fateh Ali Khan, a well-known classical singer, passed away on 4th Jan, after suffering from a prolonged illness. The 84-year-old was suffering from a lung disease, and had been receiving treatment at Islamabad’s PIMS hospital for the past 10 days.
The singer, who was a model and proponent of the Patiala Gharana, also enjoyed success in neighbouring India, and was also part of a singing duo with his younger brother Amanat Ali. He was also the recipient of the President’s Pride of Performance.
As we bid adieu to the late and beloved singer, here are the best of his melodies: