Eminent maestro Ustad Hamid Ali Khan passes away after suffering a heart assault on Thursday at the age of seventy two According to household sources, he has been laid to rest at the Tando Yousuf graveyard in Hyderabad in presence of a giant gathering of relatives, artists and place people.
He was once an exponent classical vocalist with world recognition. He belonged to a household of classical singers and used to be the brother of Ustad Fateh Ali Khan and Ustad Rajab Ali Khan and has impeccably carried out with his brothers and later with his late nephew Asad Amanat Ali Khan.
Maestro will be immensely remembered for giving numerous memorable performances. He was awarded “Sitara-e-Imtiaz”, and honored with the Pride of Performance award in for his exemplary services toward the flourishment of tune in Pakistan. Some of his famous and superb ghazals and semi-classical songs have been ‘Suhani Ru’, ‘Guzar Gaya Jo Zamana’ and ‘Umran Langian’.
May his soul rest in peace!