Mukhtiyar Ali is a folk singer from Bikaner in Rajasthan. He belongs to semi-nomadic community of Mirasis, who are known for their oral tradition of Sufi singing in India. Mukhtiyar Ali is very popular in singing poetry of Kabir, Mira and Sufi poets such as Bulleh Shah. He was covered by the Kabir Project, as part of the movie 'Had Anhad' after which he gained lot of popularity. He made his international debut in July 2007. Mukhtiyar Ali has also since then sang songs for many movies.