Ziauddin Khan was the only son of Zakiruddin Khan and served as court singer of the State of Udaipur. He was known for his great mastery over tala and especially for his difficult manner of singing the dhamar which earned him the appellation dhamarnath. He also played the vina. and though he did not attain the all-India renown of his cousin Nasiruddin Khan his singing received high praise from connoisseurs like S. N. Ratanjankar and others. S. K. Choubey has mentioned Nasiruddin and Ziauddin Khan as the foremost exponents of the tradition after Zakiruddin and Allabande Khan.

For more on Ziauddin Khan and other musicians of his time with rare photographs see book Dhrupad of the Dagars, Conceptual Foundations and Contemporary Questions