Top NFAK Qawalis must listen to this winter 



The cosy winter nights are all about wrapping yourself up in a blanket, with a cup of coffee in your hand,  and listening to something that soothes and relaxes your mind. And what can be more soothing and relaxing than NFAK Qawalis that just makes you forget about your rough day at work or the bigger challenges you have to face ahead. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is no doubt a legend that his Qawalis are loved by people of every generation. His strong vocals, the connection between man and God is what everyone enjoys. 

Here are the top 10 Qawalis that can be a treat for you to enjoy this winter: 

  1. Allah hoo Allah hoo 

Allah hoo is the beautiful Qawali praising the creator of the world. It was released in 1992 and it instantly became a great hit. It was also performed by Rahat Fateh Ali khan and Sami Yousuf in many  of their events.  

  1. Dum Mast Qalandar: 

This melodious composition was written in honor of Hazrat Ali R.A. This has been the greatest Sufi classical of all times and no Qawali function is complete without it. To date, it has been remixed by  numerous artists and composers.  

  1. Afreen Afreen

This track has been the most popular among the people finding beautiful words to praise their  beloveds. This song became more popular in the recent years because of its remake by coke studio  as it was beautifully performed by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Momina Mustehsan.  

  1. Ye jo halka halka suroor hai

This song beautifully depicts the situation of a lover who has given his heart to someone. So what  can be better than this track for winter nights? This song also became popular because of its  rendition by Farhan Saeed.  

  1. Tumhen dil lagi bhool: 

Dil lagi is another soulful track that renders how it is to love someone or be a lover. This song also  has a Bollywood rendition by Bhushan Kumar that was sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. It was also an  OST of a popular Pakistani drama Dil lagi.  

  1. Sanu aik pal chain na awe

What can be better than a beautiful song that reminds you of your long distant partner on cold  winter nights? You need to play sanu aik pal right away to have all those feels. This song was also  recreated in a Bollywood movie and was sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. 

  1. Mere rashk e Qamar

Mere rashk e Qamar is known for its beautiful, deep rhymed lyrics. The song came into the limelight  for the recent generations when it was remixed for a Bollywood movie Badshahoo and was sung by  Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.  

  1. Akhiyan Udek Diyan: 

So when you are done with slow, soulful music and are looking for some soothing high tones then  you need to search for akhiyan udek diyan. This is played in almost every mehndi and qawali  function and people can’t control themselves from banging their heads or tapping their feet.  

  1. Chaap tilak sab cheen: 

Chaap tilak is a beautiful Sufi qawali with very soulful lyrics about the devotion to the spiritual  master. It was written in the 14th century by Amir Khusro and was sung by nusrat fateh ali khan in  his melodious voice. It is also sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Abida Parveen in coke studio.  

  1. Mann kunto Maula: 

It is another most popular and beautifully composed Manqabat Qawwali praising Hazrat Ali R.A. It  was composed by Amir Khusro and was delivered by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan in his exceptional voice. It was also performed by Javed Bashir and Ali Azmat in coke studio. 

The Shahenshah Of Qawwali, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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