Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi Biography (Wikipedia)
Attaullah Khan Niazi Esakhelvi (Urdu: عطاء اللہ خان عیسی خیلوی, born 19 August 1951; surname also translated as Esa Khailvi) also known as 'lala' (which means "elder brother" in Pashto and Punjabi) is a Pakistani award-winning musician from Isakhel, Mianwali, Punjab. He was kicked out of his house as he wanted to become a singer but his dad didn't allow. The only opportunity seemed to him was to follow his passion during his fathers hajj journey. He is traditionally considered a Seraiki artist, but his music albums are in both Seraiki and Punjabi/Urdu.
Attaullah's hits include Qameez Teri Kaali, Idhar Zindagi ka Janaza,Raatan, We Bol Sanwal, Ishq Main Hum Tumain Kya Batayain, Theva Mundri tha Theva, Woh Bahar Ka Zamana, Mahi Wasey Mera and Aaaj Kala Choda Pa.
The Government of Pakistan awarded him the Pride of Performance Award in 1991.
Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi Tracks