Abbas Ali Khan (singer)
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|Abbas Ali Khan|
|Native name||عباس علی خان|
Abbas Ali Khan|
November 23, 1978
Abbas Ali Khan (born November 23, 1978), is Pakistani singer, song writer and music composer from Islamabad who is signed to Coke Studio. Abbas is well known for his two independent albums Sun Re and Tamaam Alam Mast.
Early life and career
Abbas was born on 23 November 1978 in Islamabad, Pakistan to a musician's family. He joined a local band Amadeus at the age of fourteen and wrote his first song Qadam say Qadam for his band in 1987. Abbas received training of Classical music from Fateh Ali Khan and began his career as a music composer. “My guru Ustad Fateh Ali Khan has been an exception in this regard. He taught me whatever I could absorb, which is why I was able to bridge intuition with influence,” said Abbas. He released his debut independent album Sun Re in 2006 by which he gained popularity as a musician. He remained inactive for five years and made his comeback in 2012 with a single Per Main Hun Ruka Sa. Abbas joined Coke Studio in 2014 and released his second independent album Tamaam Alam Mast (Entire Universe in Ecstasy) in the same year. He told in an interview that Tamaam Alam Mast is a Sufi album with kalams in Urdu and Persian. Abbas has also composed music for 2015 action thriller film Jalaibee and upcoming romantic comedy film Dekh Magar Pyar Se.
|1.||Sun Re||Abbas Ali Khan||2006|
|2.||Tamaam Alam Mast||Abbas Ali Khan||2014|
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