Guru of Peace: An Introduction to Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Guru of Peace: An Introduction to Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Summary

Part one of two. Nitin Sawhney remembers legendary singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, who died in 1997. Dubbed the `Elvis of the East', he was an exponent of Qawwali, the devotional music of a mystical offshoot of Islam. Known for his powerful six-octave range, he could perform at a high level of intensity for several hours. Contributors include Michael Sheen, Peter Gabriel and Rumer.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Nitin Sawhney
Contributor Michael Sheen
Contributor Peter Gabriel
Contributor Rumer
Producer Hermeet Chadha
Producer Nick Low
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