Shaukat Ali

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Shaukat Ali Khan is a Pakistani folk singer.

Born into a family of artists in Malakwal, Ali began singing while at college in the 1960s, receiving help from his elder brother Inayat Ali Khan. Since 1970, he has performed ghazals and Punjabi folk songs. He gave a live performance at the 1982 Asian Games in New Delhi, and has been awarded the highest Pakistani civilian Presidential award, as well as the Voice Of Punjab Award. His song "Kadi te Has Bol Ve" was used in the movie "Love Aaj Kal". He also released a track titled Jagga. He is the father of Pakistani singer Imran Shaukat.


Shaukat Ali's hits include Kyun Door Door Rendeyo, Kaddi Te Has Bolve, Jab Bahaar Aey Tou Sehra, Mein Walait Kanu Aa Gaya, Challa, Jagga, Kaanwan Maa Jannat Da Parchaavan and Saif Ul Malook & Heer Waris Shah which is recited by Shaukat Ali

Personal life[edit]

Shaukat Ali lost his daughter, Mahjuvi, in a fire on the Doon Express on 22 November 2011.[1]


  1. ^ "Shaukat loses daughter in Doon Express fire". IBN Live (Dhanbad). November 22, 2011. Retrieved 6 March 2012.