Shoukat Ali sang his first film song in film Maa Kay Aansoo in 1963. His super hit film song was
- Kyun Door Door Rehnday O Hazoor Meray Kolun
(film: Ik Doli 2 Kahar - 1972)
He got more success on Radio and TV as folk singer, especially Saif-ul-Malook singing is his trade mark.
Shoukat Ali was born on May 3, 1944 at Bhati Gate Lahore. He died on April 2, 2021 in Lahore. He is younger brother of famous folk singer Inayat Ali (Sun Gharhya fame..)