Pakistani singer, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, has reached massive 5 million followers on YouTube, becoming the first Pakistani to achieve the milestone on Tuesday.
The singer released his video, expressed gratitude to his fans and followers across the globe, for showering him with immense love and respect.
“Thank you to all my fans for making 5 Million subscribers possible. I want to celebrate this moment with you all. Thank you, everyone, for all the love and support. Stay tuned for the upcoming projects,” the singer wrote in the caption of the video on Instagram. Personalized desserts, cakes, and cupcakes were also placed on the table on the joyous occasion, as seen in the video.
Khan dedicated the achievement to his family and Salman Ahmed. A total of 207 videos have been uploaded on his YouTube channel, with the recent one, Gham-e-Ashiqui, crossing 3 million views.
Khan has an illustrious career in the entertainment industry, spanning to Bollywood and Hollywood. He has several hit Bollywood songs to his credit. Khan has lent his vocals to a myriad of projects including the OSTs of TV serials, public relation campaign. He has even sung songs for political campaigns as well.
A versatile singer, he regularly features in Pakistan’s Coke Studio seasons too. Khan has sung more than 50 title tracks of television serials and over 100 film songs in both Hollywood and Bollywood.
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Last year, Khan became the first Asian singer to have received Wembley Arena Award. According to details, the singer was honored with the award during his concert in the United Kingdom. The concert was attended by people belonging to different countries including Pakistan and India.
The prestigious Oxford University awarded Asia’s leading Sufi singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan with an honorary doctorate in a ceremony held at Oxford in June this year.
According to media reports, the university had described Rahat Fateh Ali Khan as a “Pakistani singer, primarily of Qawwali, a devotional music of the Muslim Sufis.”