Travel & Culture Services

Serving since 1997

☎ 92

🏠 About Contact us Pakistan Tours Hotels Travel-guide Domestic Umrah International Tours
Whatsapp Chat

Ustad Amanat Ali Khan

Classical Singer from Patiala Gharana born 1932 Died 1974

Although two decades have passed since his demise, the captivating melodies of classical vocalist Ustad Amanat Ali Khan are still fresh and fragrant. His recordings are appreciated by listeners of all ages. Amanat Ali was tutored under the keen eye of his father, Ustad Akhtar Ali Khan, a noted musician of the Patiala gharana. Amanat Ali was a master of three musical forms: the raga, the thumri, and the ghazal.

Classical music was at its peak when Amanat Ali and his younger brother, Fateh Ali, began their career. Amanat Ali was immediately noticed for his remarkable talent. He created a unique and innovative style of performing music which helped those not initiated in this art to understand and appreciate traditional music. He simplified the structures of ragas, sang thumris more softly and smoothly than any of his contemporaries, and innovated a novel style of ghazal singing during the last days of his life. His death proved to be an irreplaceable loss to the music of the subcontinent. In recognition of his remarkable services, the Pride of Performance Award was conferred upon him in 1969.

Early life and background

Amanat Ali Khan was born in Sham Chaurasi, Hoshiarpur, Punjab to Akhtar Husain Khan and the grandson of Ali Baksh Jarnail, the founder of 'Patiala Gharana'. Along with his brother Ustad Bade Fateh Ali Khan, the young Amanat Ali started singing for gatherings ('mehfils') and at an early age he became a recognised singer in the court of the Patiala king.


Soon after independence he moved to Pakistan. His concerts on Radio Lahore became quite popular and he toured South Asia becoming the representative of Patiala gharana in Pakistan.
His memorable songs include "Aa Mere Pyaar Ki Khushboo", "Yeh Arzoo Thi", "Mausam Badla", "Yeh Na Thi Hamari Qismat", "Hoton Pay Kabhe", "Insha Je Utho" and "Kab Aao Ge"

Personal life

Ustad Amanat Ali died at aged 52 years in Lahore on 17 September 1974. His son Ustad Asad Amanat Ali Khan inherited his father's beautiful voice and talent. After a very successful music career, Asad Amanat Ali died of heart attack on April 8, 2007, in London. His eldest son Amjad Amanat Ali Khan also died very young.
Since most of the newer singers like Shafqat Amanat Ali and Rahat Fateh Ali have moved away from classical Patiala style singing, this leaves Amanat's brothers Ustad Bade Fateh Ali Khan and Hamid Ali Khan, as the last of the Patiala legends.

Download His songs

Click and Download Songs from the List below


This site contains information & guide to every city of Pakistan. News articles and a lot of information. Please click the related links below.

Pakistan Profile (Basic information about Pakistan Population, GDP Geography etc.)
Flag of Pakistan, Map of Pakistan
Maps of Pakistan
History of Pakistan (Chronological history of Pakistan) Archeology of Pakistan Old Punjab Images
Museums in Pakistan
Provinces (Information about the culture of each province)
Distances between major cities of Pakistan
Weather information
Airports of Pakistan.
Land communication (Railroads & Highways)
Gardens in Pakistan
Mountains of Pakistan
Pakistan Currency Notes
Hotels In Pakistan.
Custom Rules in Pakistan Baggage Rules Import of personal vehicles
Punjabi Sufi Poetry
Sindhi Sufi Poetry
Music Of Pakistan

Urdu phrases for Tourists


Advertise on this site click for advertising rates

Advertise on Pakistan Travel culture
Testimonial:-We had no idea how beautiful Pakistan can be It was so different from what we thought. You made our trip so good that we hate to leave. We will surely come back. Great job. Carla Gianfranco Milano Italy
Tours for Pakistanis
Pakistan honeymoon tours
Kaghan Hotels
Pakistan Trekking tours
Pakistan Tours for Chinese
Tours for Tourists from Thailand

Our Other offices

Dubai Travel & Culture Offerring Tours, Desert Safaris and hotels in Dubai

Sri-Lanka Tours Our Colombo office operating tours in Sri Lanka

Qatar Travel & Culture Tours and travel information about Qatar

Malaysia Travel & Culture Tours and hotels in Malaysia

中文网站 Read this website in Chinese

More offices Details about our company and other offices

Our Partner Sites

Exotic Dubai Tours Offers Tours Safaris and hotel reservations in Dubai