Mumbai. The decade of 80s in India has been very special for the music world. In the same decade, the so-called cassette revolution extended the scope of music from the cities to the villages of India. After this, some stars came forward who took the music to the common people and their songs resonated from cities to villages and from streets to parties. One such star is Ataullah Khan.
In the year 1992, the jeweler Gulshan Kumar, who tested the Kohinoors of music, caught sight of Pakistani singer Ataullah Khan. Gulshan Kumar made an album ‘Bedardi Se Pyar Ka’ with Ataullah Khan. This album was a super hit in India. Born on 19 August 1951 in Mianwali area of Punjab province of Pakistan, Ataullah Khan was known for his painful songs. Ataullah Khan was a very famous singer in Pakistan.
One of his albums became a hit in India too. Cassette-tapes had reached the villages and areas of the country. Gulshan Kumar along with his brother Kishore Kumar made the film ‘Bewafa Sanam’ in the year 1995. The songs of this film created a buzz across the country. Sonu Nigam became an overnight star by singing the song ‘Accha Sila Diya Tune Mere Pyar Ka’ from this film. Now along with the story of this film came a twist in Ataullah Khan’s life.
such false stories spread
It so happened that such things spread in India that the story of the film Bewafa Sanam is based on the real life story of Pakistani singer Ataullah Khan. In the story of this film, the hero is a famous cricketer, who is sent to jail on false charges. In jail, he comes to know that his girlfriend is about to marry someone else, so Hero goes from jail and kills the girlfriend’s husband. After this, stories started circulating in India that Ataullah Khan had killed his wife because of her infidelity. After this he sang all the songs from jail. However, these stories turned out to be fabricated due to lack of information.
Who is Ataullah Khan
Ataullah Khan is an excellent singer born in a simple family. Against the wishes of his father, Ataullah Khan took singing close to his heart from the age of 12. After this, he struggled continuously for many years and kept learning the qualities of music. In just 22 years, Ataullah Khan had achieved a lot of fame in Pakistan.
Ataullah Khan’s songs, ‘Bewafa Yun Tera Muskurana’ ‘Dil Tod Ke Hasti Ho Mera’ ‘Bewafa Tera Muskurana’ ‘Mujhko Yeh Teri Bewafai Mar Dalegi’ ‘Accha Sila Diya Tune Mere Pyar Ka’ have been widely heard in Pakistan as well as in India. . In the 90s, Ataullah’s voice could be heard clearly in the trucks and autos running on the roads. Ataullah, who hums the songs of broken hearts, is one of the best singers in the world.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 23, 2023, 09:43 IST