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Social media star Chahat Fateh Ali Khan, known for his unconventional and often controversial musical performances, has been issued a legal notice demanding Rs180 million in damages. The notice, served by Mian Muhammad Umair Niaz on behalf of Qaiser Munir Khan, alleges that Chahat has defamed the legendary musician Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

Sent to Chahat’s residence in the UK, the notice accuses him of tarnishing Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s revered name, offending the people of Faisalabad, and violating the Copyright Act. It specifically claims that Chahat has misrepresented himself as a relative of the late musician and has harmed Nusrat’s legacy through his contentious singing style.

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According to Express News, the legal notice demands that Chahat issue a public apology on social media within 15 days. Failure to comply could result in a defamation lawsuit, highlighting the seriousness of the allegations.

The notice outlines several accusations:

  1. Defamation: Chahat is accused of damaging Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s reputation by linking his controversial performances with the legendary musician’s legacy.
  2. Offense to Faisalabad Residents: It asserts that Chahat’s performances have deeply offended the people of Faisalabad, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s hometown.
  3. Copyright Violation: Chahat is accused of violating the Copyright Act by using Nusrat’s name and style without proper authorization.

The demand for Rs180 million in damages underscores the gravity of the allegations and the impact of Chahat’s actions on Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s legacy.

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