Shujat Ali Khan & NaamLess – Jaagi Mori Akhiyan (Out Now)
Pakistani singer Shujat Ali Khan teams up with UK producer NaamLess to create music with global impact! Their first offering is the beautiful ‘Jaagi Mori Akhiyan‘, aSufi infused urban beat sensation.
Shujat Ali Khan, is the grandson of legendary classical singer Ustad Salamat Ali Khan and son of leading contemporary classical maestro the late Sharafat Ali Khanand nephew of Ustad Sahfqat Ali Khan.
London based music producer NaamLess spent years learning his craft from none other than Rishi Rich. He has in a short span of time become one of the ‘must use’ producers and has worked with a huge array of artists in his studio ‘The Heights‘. Recent clients include Abbas Hasan, Kiran Dhanoa, Navin Kundra and the superstarYo Yo Honey Singh. He also recently topped the charts with his own album ‘The Heights EP‘.
Shujat is the 12th generation of Sham Chaurasi Gharana (school of thoughts), which has been serving classical music for over 500 years and was founded in the 16th century by Mian Chand Khan and Mian Suraj Khan.
Shujat inherited his special talents from his grandfather and maternal grandfatherNazakat Ali Khan, who have been rated by many as among the top classical singers of all time. With such heritage, he naturally became a singer and quickly began to establish himself as an artist firstly in Pakistan but moved swiftly around the globe performing in the USA, Switzerland, India, Thailand and the UAE. He now has his sights firmly set on reaching out to UK audiences too.
In 2009, Shujat participated in the popular reality show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa‘ in India and became almost a household name after receiving great praise by the legendaryAsha Bhosle and Himesh Reshamiya.
Shujat also featured in a bollywood project as a playback singer for ‘War Chhod Na Yaar’ with the beautiful song Main Jagun Aksar with Shreya Ghoshal which was released in 2013.
Jaagi Mori Akhiyan is releasing on the Virtual Recordz label and will be available viaiTunes and other digital outlets on the 9th April 2015.