Shri Fakira Khan was born on 3 December 1974 in
Barmer, Rajasthan. He is a regular member of
‘Rhythm of Rajasthan’, a well-known folk music and
dance group of Rajasthan.
He has performed with Pt. Bhimsen Joshi, Bala Murali Krishna, Ravi Shankar, Zakir Hussain and Vishwa Mohan Bhatt. He has also performed with music director A.R. Rahman. Fakira has performed abroad in countries like Germany, Switzerland, France, Austria, U.S.A., etc.
Shri Fakira Khan is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2010 for his talent in the field of Folk Music of Rajasthan.