Ustad Rashid Khan

Singer
Born: Jul 01, 1966
 
 

Ustad Rashid Khan is a Hindustani musician from the Rampur-Sahaswan khayal gharana (founded by his great grandfather Inayat Hussain Khan). He was classically trained by his maternal grand-uncle Ustad Nissar Hussain Khan.

Hailing from Badayun, Uttar Pradesh, he gave his first concert at the age of eleven. As a child he wasn’t interested in music until he turned 18. Ustad Amir Khan and Pandit Bhimsen Joshi have been his influences. Government of India recognised his talent with the Padma Shri award in 2006. Also to his credit is the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award of 2006. In 2010 he won the Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA).
 
In Bollywood he has contributed songs like “Aaoge Jab Tum” in “Jab We Met” (2009), “Allah Hi Rahem” in “My Name is Khan” (2010) and “Poore Se Zara Sa Kam Hai” in “Mausam” (2011). Hindustani albums he has recorded include “Reflection” (2006), “Morning Mantra” (2003), “The Song of Shiva” (2000) and “Khyal” (1996).

Awards


 
    Individual Awards:
  • 2006 - Government Of India - Padma Shri

Discography


Non Film


 


Film


 

Singer

Ghanana Ghanana Ghanana Ghanana
   
Album: Cheenti Cheenti Bang Bang
Singer: Ustad Rashid Khan
Music Director: Jeet Ganguly
Lyricist: Nida Fazli
Genre: Electronic, Hindustani
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Aaoge Jab Tum O Saajna Aaoge Jab Tum O Saajna
Album: Jab We Met
Singer: Ustad Rashid Khan
Music Director: Sandesh Shandilya
Lyricist: Irshad Kamil
Genre: Sugam, Filmi, Hindustani
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Kaahe Ujaadi Mori Neend Kisna Kaahe Ujaadi Mori Neend Kisna
 
Album: Kisna: The Warrior Poet
Singer: Ustad Rashid Khan
Music Director: Ismail Darbar
Lyricist: Javed Akhtar
Genre: Hindustani, Sugam, New Age
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Tore Bina Mohe Chain Nahin Brij Ke Nandlala Tore Bina Mohe Chain Nahin Brij Ke Nandlala
 
Album: Kisna: The Warrior Poet
Singer: Ustad Rashid Khan
Genre: Hindustani
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Aiyo Piyaji Aiyo Piyaji
Album: Chakravyuh
Singer: Ustad Rashid Khan
Music Director: Shantanu Moitra
Lyricist: Irshad Kamil
Genre: Filmi, Hindustani
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