LAHORE - Noted folk singer Shaukat Ali suffered a heart attack yesterday.

He was onboard a US-bound flight when he had the cardiac issue.  The plane made an emergency landing in Abu Dhabi and he was hospitalized in critical condition. His son Mohsin Shaukat said that his father was out of danger and needed nation’s prayers for recovery. Sources revealed that Shaukat Ali’s family had been facing difficulties acquiring Abu Dhabi’s visa.