Mushtaq Khan belongs to kohra village from Fatehgarh tehsil in Jaisalmer District. He Plays dholak in the group. Besides that, he also plays khartaal. He learnt Playing Dholak from Ustaad Ghafoor Khan, starting at the age of 8 years. Mushtaq idolises Ustaad Ghafoor khan and is a permanent member of his group. He has been to various countries like Spain,Morocco, Vietnam, France Belgium, Korea, Thailand etc. along with Ustaad Ghafoor Khan’s group. He also performs in other groups of different background as well, but found a considerable difference in the singing of Classical singers & folk singers.
He is a very passionate musician who does his riyaaz regularly and also teaches the children to play Dholak & Khartaal.