Published on 17 Mar 2011 | over 6 years ago
Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi is a well known folk singer and poet of Pakistan. He has the world record for the highest number of audio albums ever released by a singer. He is traditionally considered a Seraiki artist but mostly he has recorded albums in Punjabi and Urdu which in 2006 were an astonishing 402 albums which is also listed in the guinness world book records. The reason behind his astonishing success is that he sings only for the poor, desperate and afflicted. His voice has a healing effect and is considered one of the best folk singers Pakistan has ever produced. He has dominated the folk music scene of Pakistan for over forty years. He gathers thousands in his audiences whenever and wherever he performs. Attaullah Khan has performed all over the world even in countries like Japan.
He hails from the famous Niazi tribe of the Pashtun people. Other famous Niazi people are Imran Khan the cricketer, Majid Khan (cricketer) and Muneer Niazi (Urdu poet).
He has released smash hits such as Qameez Teri Kaali, Raatan, We Bol Sanwal, Ishq Main Hum Tumain Kya Batayain, Theva Mundri tha Theva and Mahi Wasey Mera He has become one of the most well known singers in Pakistan