Hazrat Syed Ali Chillakash (R.A) was brother of Qalandar-e-barhaq Hazrat Baba Fakruddin, the age difference between them was one year. He was born to Hazrat Syed Shahbuddin and Bibi Fatima Kabir paternal uncle and maternal aunt respectively of Hazrat Baba Fakhruddin (R.A) on Lialatul Ghyb in month of Rajjab.He was brought up by Bibi Fatima Sagir, mother of Baba Fakhruddin (RA) as his mother Bibi Fatima Kabir passed away when he was one year old.
When Sarkar Baba Fakhruddin (RA) attained 4 yrs 4 months they both went to same madrasa (religious school) and memorized holy Quran in 6 months and successfully completed religious education including Qur'anic Commentary, jurisprudence with in 4 yrs of commencement of education i.e. at the tender age of 8 and later learnt skills of combat in such proficient manner to the astonishment of their teachers.
Hazrat Syed Ali (RA) accompanied Sarkar Baba Fakhruddin (RA) when he abdicated the throne in search of Pir-o-Murshid. He was in Turkestan when he learnt about Baba renouncing the throne and went in search of Baba to join him at Sulaiman Mountains (East of Quetta).With the other followers they proceed from there to Mountain of Moses in Kashmir where Baba Syed Ali stood facing Holy Kaba and mediated for 12 years and Hazrat Khwaja Khizr (AS) appeared and bestowed titles of Chillakash and Sheikhul Aarifeen to him.
They travelled from Kashmir, Gujrat, Karnataka and finally reached Tirchy where Sarkar Baba Fakhruddin found his master Hazrat Nathar Vali (RA). Hazart Syed Ali also was initiated by this great master.He accompanied Baba in his jouney to Sarandeep, dariya-e-gehraan in Sri Lanka.
As per wish of Pir-o-murshid Nathar Vali (RA), Hazrat Syed Ali married Bibi Fatima Rumi, a daughter of trader whose ship was miraculously rescued by Baba.(Read “Saving a sinking ship” karamat). He was blessed with a cute son,who was named Usuf Qattal by Hazrat Tabl Aalam Baadshah Nathar Vali (RA).After staying few years in Tirchy, Hazrat Syed Ali proceeded to his final destination with Baba.On reaching Penukonda, few days later Hazrat Syed Ali’s wife Bibi Fatima Rumi (RA) passed way and she is buried under Pilu tree (A twig planted by Baba)
One Friday, Baba Syed Ali (RA) obtained permission from Baba to give religious discourse and preached followers on how one should conduct himself in this world from where we do not take anything except our deeds not even our body which gets consumed by earth. After meeting all who were present then and said this is my final discourse and said I’ll depart soon. And proceeded to place under pilu tree where Bibi Fatima Rumi is buried and stood meditating facing Holy Kaba holding wooden staff for several days. On next Friday, 16th of Dhul Haj after reciting Kalima loudly his soul merged with Almighty. He is laid to rest in the same place by Sarkar Syedul Aarifeen Baba Fakhruddin himself.
Hazrat Syed Sha Ali Chillakash accompanied Hazrat Baba Fakhruddin all his life from his childhood to departure from this world.
Hazrat Syed Ali (RA) is among great Wali Allah of Owaisi style (Like Hazrat Owais Qarni) culture (who prefer to not come in public view by showing their nearness to Allah), he was one of a great wali of his times.