Profession: Ghazal Singer
Father of Ghulam Ali
Wife/Spouse of Ghulam Ali
Afshan Abbas (first wife/ Divorced)
Sayeeda Ali (second wife)
Favourite Actor(s) of Ghulam Ali
Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Kumar
Favourite Actresses of Ghulam Ali
Rekha, Madhuri Dixit, Madhubala
Favourite Food(s) of Ghulam Ali
Butter Chicken, Sindhi Cuisines and Punjabi Cuisines
Favourite Singer(s) of Ghulam Ali
Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Lata Mangeshkar, Jagjit Singh
Controversy of Ghulam Ali
As per a news report, in 2015, Ghulam Ali faced controversial turn when Shiv Sena Chief Udhav Thackeray, who was protesting against Pakistani artist, threatened the organisers of his show and asked them to cancel it, which was about to be performed in Mumbai. After this incident, he was invited by Cheif Ministers of UP and Delhi for various events. Ghulam Ali did his last performances at respective places and said that he will never be going to perform in India in the future.
Information about Ghulam Ali
Previously, Ustad Bade Ali Ghulam refused to teach him as he rarely stays in Pakistan but after repeated requests from Ghulam Ali's father, he agreed and asked Ghulam Ali to sing something, then Ghulam Ali sang a Thumri 'Saiyyan Bolo Tanik Mose Rahiyo Na Jaye.' After he finished, Ustad got impressed and decided to make him his disciple.
In 1960, at the age of 13 years, he started working as a child singer for Radio Pakistan at Lahore.
He was a disciple of Bade Ghulam Ali Khan and learned music under his guidance for 14 years.
He also performed a song in a concert 'Tere Shahar Mein,' where he spread grateful messages to the audience.
Ghulam Ali is a famous Ghazal singer and belongs to the Patiala Gharana.
Does Ghulam Ali smokes?: No
He has sung various famous Ghazals, which are also introduced to Hindi movies. Some of his famous Ghazals such as' Chupke Chupke Raat Din,' ' Dil mein Ek Leher si,' 'Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa,' and most trending 'Hamko Kisi K Gham Ne Mara' has always topped the list of Ghazal listeners.
Does Ghulam Ali drink Alcohol?: No
Apart from being a great Ghazal singer, he is also a tremendous Tabla Player. He also played Tabla at one of his concert in Singapore.