Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi

Born 19 August 1951.
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Biography

Attaullah Khan Niazi Esakhelvi (Urdu: عطاء اللہ خان عیسی خیلوی‎) (born 19 August 1951; surname also transliterated as Esa Khailvi) also known as 'lala' (which means elder brother in Punjabi) 'is a Pakistani Pride of Performance award-winning musician from Isakhel, Mianwali, Punjab. He is traditionally considered a Seraiki artist, but his music albums are in either Punjabi or Urdu.

Attaullah's hits include Qameez Teri Kaali, Ither Zindagi ka Janaza,Raatan, We Bol Sanwal, Ishq Main Hum Tumain Kya Batayain, Theva Mundri tha Theva, Woh Bahar Ka Zamana and Mahi Wasey Mera. Also Aaaj Kala Choda Pa and Raatan.

The Government of Pakistan awarded him the Pride of Performance Award in 1991.

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