Famous singer, Attaullah Essa-Khelvi, has been admitted to a private hospital here for gallbladder pain. He underwent various medical tests to ascertain the real cause of the pain. Doctors say Essa-Khelvi would be operated upon at the hospital.
Folk sensation, Attaullah Esakhelvi, also known fondly as ‘Lala’ is a living legend whose music transcends social boundaries and time. Receipt of the ‘Pride of Performance Award’, Attaullah also holds a lifetime achievement award from Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain and title of the highest number of audio albums released in the Guinness Book of World Records. Having recorded over 50,000 songs since he first began pursuing music in the 1970s, Attaullah has been the voice of the broken-hearted and has championed a rich culture of traditional music for decades and continues to excel.
Attaullah previously lent his voice to Coke Studio in Season 4 with popular renditions of ‘Pyaar Naal’ and ‘Ni Oothaan Waale’. He will be returning in Season 10 alongside his son, Sanwal Esakhelvi.