Rahat Fateh Ali khan given Lifetime Achievement Award

:sparkles:Renowned singer Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was given the lifetime achievement award and honorary membership of the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi at a small but impressive ceremony in the council’s Jaun Elia lawn on Tuesday evening.
:sparkles:Speaking on the occasion, the council’s president Ahmed Shah went down memory lane to tell the audience how humble a person the artist is.He said there was also a time in Khan’s life when he didn’t have enough money to buy ration (food) for himself.
:sparkles:He was three years old when he took his first lesson in music and only seven when he started to get training in classical music.
:sparkles:He has come out with 50 albums, sung many a song, including as a playback artist, and has performed all over the world.
:sparkles: He is also the recipient of the Sitara-i-Imtiaz (2015).
:dizzy:In the end, on his interviewer’s insistence, he sang the opening bit of Hazrat Amir Khusrau’s ‘Rang’. It visibly moved everybody present in the arena.
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