A video of renioued Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is going viral on social media, where he can be seen assaulting one of his students at his residence. In the video, Khan can be seen hitting the person with the show, and it has gathered a lot of criticism on social media.
Khan is heard in the video demanding a bottle of alcohol from the student, who replies that he is unaware of it. With a fierce warning, the singer says, “I will beat you.” Khan asks the guy to find his bottle and as he leaves the room in search of the bottle, Khan is also seen slapping the person.
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan released Clarification Video
A clarification video was made by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan following the video’s social media viral explosion. Khan is seen in the video standing with the student he hit and his father.
He clarified in the video that the requested bottle included holy water from a religious cleric who had chanted scriptures over it, not alcohol. The video opens with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan saying, “This is about a personal issue between a ustad (teacher) and shagird (student).”
Khan said he was like my son. He also said this is how the relationship between a teacher and student is: If a student does something good, I shower my love on him. If he does something wrong, he is punished, Khan added.”
The victim of the attack explained in the video that he had no malicious intentions, even if he acknowledged that the incident resulted from misplacing a holy water container. He also said Khan is like his dad and is really fond of him. The student also said, “Whoever disseminated this video is attempting to discredit my ustad (Teacher).”
About Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is the nephew of the legendary Qawwali singer Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, who significantly influenced his musical journey. He is a renowned Pakistani musician, primarily known for his mastery in Qawwali, a form of Sufi Islamic devotional music.
Some of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s notable tracks include “Tere Mast Mast Do Nain,” “Jag Ghoomeya,” “Dillagi,” “Afreen Afreen,” and “Zaroori Tha.” His contributions to both traditional and contemporary music have earned him international acclaim and numerous awards.