Rustam is the son and disciple of Ustad Fateh Ali Khan and regarded as one of the finest vocalist amongst the younger generation. He has received National Acclaim for his renditions of Khayal and Thumri and represented Pakistan on Culture delegations to India, South Asia, Middle East, Far East and Europe.
Rustam Fateh Ali Khan is the first Educated Classical singer who started teaching M.A Musicology Degree at Punjab University Lahore Pakistan
Some of his great performances are as follows:
* Hindu World Festival Sammelon Chennai India 2007
* World Festival Uzbakistan 2005
* Perhimpunan Ghazal Seduna Malaysia 1996
* Chandi Garh Sangeet Sammelon Festival India1993
* ABU Golden Kite World Festival Malayasia 1991
* Shankar LAL Fstival India 1988-99
ACHEIVEMENTS & AWARDS
* Best Young Classical Singer, National Youth Arts and Craft
* Festival -1999
* Best Singer Award at World Urdu Conference – Qatar 1999
* Gold Medal , All Pakistan Music Conference. 1998
* Best Singer Award – Director General of Radio Pakistan, at
* Golden Jubilee of Radio, Islamabad - 1997
* Graduate TV Award- Best Singer Milli Naghma Category 1997
* Academic Role of Honor, Government College University,
* Lahore, 1991-95
* Best Young Classical Singer, Lahore Arts Council – 1994.
* Ustad Sharif Khan Award , Lahore in the Competition
* “Musician ‘s of Tomorrow” 1994
* Shield by ICCR (India) – Prime Minister Narsima Rao- 1992.
* Noor –e – Mossique – 1991-92 Chief Minister Punjab, India.