Leading folk and public singer Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi, has been ill for the past few years and false news about his illness has been going viral on social media. Recently, rumours about Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi went viral on social media that he died after an illness, which the folk singer had to explain. After the false news about his life went viral, Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi shared an explanatory post and video on his Facebook and declared all the news about him as baseless.
Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi wrote in a short post that false news about him is circulating again today, at the same time he clarified that he is in good health from the prayers of the fans. The singer also released an explanatory video with the post in which he was seen rejecting false news about himself. In the short video, Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi looked healthy and happy and also prayed for the recovery of the fans.
In the video, the singer said that he is happy with the prayers of the fans and he prays that the rest of the people will always be happy. In the short video, the singer also expressed good wishes for the fans and they looked very healthy. This is not the first time that Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi has had to explain the false news about his life. Earlier, he or his family had explained such false news. The singer also remained in the hospital for a short time due to some ailments at different times after 2018 and at the same time, false news about him went viral.
A false news about him went viral several times in the last 2 years and in April this year also false news about him went viral and now recently news about him went viral again on social media. Explanatory video released. Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi was born in 1951 in Isa Khel area of Mianwali, Punjab, which is why he is called Esakhelvi. He started singing praises, naats and songs from his student days, but he started singing professionally after 1970 and became popular as soon as he saw it.
Born into the Niazi family of Mianwali, Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi became so popular throughout the country in the years to come because of his unique voice that his paintings began to be painted on trucks. It is estimated that Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi sang about 50,000 songs and sang in other languages including Punjabi, Seraiki, Urdu and Sindhi. Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi also sang for films including Cook Studios while his songs were also included in Indian films by Indian filmmakers.
Sanwal Esakhelvi, a son of Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi, has also started singing while one of his daughters, Larib Ata Holi, provides technical services in films. Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi is said to have had more than three marriages and four children, but he never spoke openly about his family. Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi has been politically active. Initially, his sympathies were with the Pakistan People's Party (PPP), but after 2013, his sympathies became with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). He also composed songs for Imran Khan's party which became very popular.
Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi has been awarded many awards by the government of Pakistan and other music institutes and organizations for his outstanding singing.