Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is a talented Pakistani singer. However, he recently faced controversy when a video surfaced showing him allegedly beating his students. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has recently explained about his recent controversy in a podcast. He also made a public apology after facing the severe public backlash against him.
Talking about the controversy, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan said that he himself has admitted the turth that he has scolded his student. He had beaten him but he apologized soon after realizing his mistake. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan also said that he played the part of father to his students especially Naveed who is quite close to him because his father has been working with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and his family for more than forty years. He also said that he looked after Naveed’s father and his daughters like a family member. Rahat Fateh Ali further said that he doesn’t want media to talk about his charitable work because he never did it for promotion. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan emphasized that the bottle he was talking about was of the Holy water ( Dum Wala Pani) which he got from his Peer Sahab ( religious teacher). Here are the links to his podcast:
In his apology video, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan said, “I am Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. Today, I want to apologize on my behaviour. I want to apologize from Allah, being human, and an artist, I should have not done something like this, I apologize to my family, my friends and my fans. I will never commit such a mistake in future. This video is nine months old, I know the people who are behind it, they are defaming me. I apologize to everyone. I am embarrassed about my behaviour. I respect the people who boycotted me, they did what they felt was right. It is for my learning. I will keep on singing. I will never do anything like that in future”. Here is the link to the video of this public apology :
Fans are still angry at the ace Pakistani singer for not only promoting liquor but violence as well. They are also not happy with the anchor for featuring him in his podcast. Fans are saying that they are not interested in Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s fake apology because he misused his stardom. Read the comments: