Kamaal was initially quite hesitant to enter the music industry but after much persuasion by his elder brother Jamal, Kamaal finally agreed to take up a career in music. Kamaal went on to achieve further success with his solo albums "O Oh Jaane Jana" (1998),"Suno To Deewana Dil" (2000) and "Kal Raat" (2003). MTV award winning director Shivraj Santhakumar collaborated with Kamaal to shoot a music video for Kal Raat in Rome. Kamaal is currently working on his 4th solo album which is due for an early 2010 release. He also has a song titled "Ishq Vishq" featured in the recently released Salman Khan movie "Wanted".
In May 2005 he made his acting debut as the main antagonist in director Rahul Rawail "Jo Bole So Nihaal" starring alongside Sunny Deol. In 1999 Kamaal Khan won the "R.D.Burman" Filmfare Award for the "Most Promising Upcoming Talent". He is the first British born winner of the coveted Filmfare Award.