Some lesser known facts about Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
- Does Rahat Fateh Ali Khan smoke?: Yes
- Does Rahat Fateh Ali Khan drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Rahat is popularly known as a Qawwal and belongs to a family of classical singers with a 600 years old heritage.
- He considers his uncle, Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and his father, Ustaad Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan as his inspirations, with whom he used to attend live concerts.
- In 1985, he gave his first stage performance at the age of 10 when Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan toured United Kingdom.
- In 1995, he made his Hollywood debut by contributing to a soundtrack of a film, Dead Man Walking.
- After the death of his uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan in 1997, he composed and sung few songs, but at that time it couldn’t be released. In 2002, when Pooja Bhatt went to Pakistan, she liked his song Mann Ki Lagan and took it for her film Paap, that’s how he made his Bollywood debut in 2003.
- In 2011, he had a car accident in the US on his journey from Detroit to Chicago in which he miraculously got saved.