Rashid Khan was born on 1 July 1966 in Badayun, Uttar Pradesh. He is an Indian classical musician in the Hindustani music tradition, He has been . Rashid was awarded the honourable Padma Shri, as well as the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in the year 2006. Born in Badayun, Uttar Pradesh, Rashid Khan He received music training from his grand-uncle, Ustad Nissar Hussain Khan. He is also the nephew of acclaimed gazal composer Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan. Rashid KhanHe performed his first concert in his childhood at an age of 11. He made his Bollywood debut as a composer with the film, Hate Story 2 (2014) and his song-writing debut with the film, Omkara (2006). His future projects include composing music for Ishq Ke Parindey (2015) and Uvaa (2015)., and performed at an ITC concert in Delhi in 1978.Rashid Khan experimented with producing a fusion of pure Hindustani music with lighter musical genres like in the Sufi fusion Naina Piya Se (songs of Amir Khusro) etc. He has also been known for classic jugalbandis, along with sitarist Shahid Parvez and others. Rashid is married to Soma Khan.