WEB DESK: Legendary Qawwal of Pakistan Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is being remembered on his 22nd death anniversary today (Friday)

Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan who is known as King of Qawwali format of Music was born in Faisalabad on October 13, 1948.

Nusrat died at the age of 48 on August 16, 1997.

The government of Pakistan awarded him with Pride of Performance award for his contribution to the field of music.

Besides being awarded several local and national awards he was also honored with the prestigious UNESCO Music Prize.