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Ustad Tafu

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Birth name  Altaf Hussain Tafu
Instruments  Tabla
Children  Sajjad Tafu
Occupation(s)  Musician
Role  Music master

Origin  Lahore, Pakistan
Name  Ustad Tafu
Also known as  Ustad Tafu, Tafoo
Years active  1970-present
Albums  A Flavor of India
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Similar People  Tari Khan, Ali Akbar Khan, Ahmed Jan Thirakwa, Zakir Hussain, Tafo Brothers

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Altaf Hussain Tafu Khan (born 1945), better known as Ustad Tafu or simply Tafoo, is a Pakistani musician from Lahore, Pakistan known as a master tabla player. Ustad Tafu also works in Coke Studio in Pakistan. He is the father of guitarist Sajjad Tafu and has another son in the music field named Tariq Tafu. Ustad Tafu is especially adept at playing the musical instrument Tabla and is called the Tabla King in some music circles.

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Early life and career

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Ustad Tafu was born in Lahore, Pakistan to a musician's family. Ustad Tafu started his career in 1970 when his first super-hit film song, Sunn wey balori akhh waaliya as music director,sung by Noor Jehan was featured in movie Anwara (1970). Another super-hit film song was in film Sohra Te Jawai (1980),sung by Noor Jehan,lyrics by Khawaja Pervez "Rab jane sahnoon te tu maar suttia". Ustad Tafu has composed music for over 100 films and has worked with music artists such as Noor Jehan, Shaukat Ali, Inayat Hussain Bhatti, Naheed Akhtar and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

Some of his films as a musician

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  • Wehshi Gujjar (1979)
  • Charda Suraj (1982)
  • Des Pardes (1983)
  • Madam Rani (1995)

  • Ustad Tafu Altaf Hussain Tafu Khan better known as Ustad Tafu or simply Tafoo

    References

    Ustad Tafu Wikipedia


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