Nearly 2 months ago, we reported about a film being made on the life of ‘Manto’. It is said that ‘Manto’ will most probably get released somewhere in the fall this year. And people have become all more hopeful about its release after the news that the music score of the movie is in the studios these days and their team is diligently working on it with some big names on board.
Ali Zafar the extraordinary actor/ singer interacted with his fans in a unique way on twitter, he asked them to request a song old/new and he would sing a line and upload it. Despite being pretty late at Ali Zafar kept his word when his fans started requesting songs. He uploaded Pyaar Howa Iqraar Howa after signing it from bed on a fan’s request.
On doing this more fans went crazy asking for more requests.
Noori is going to be the part of upcoming goMAD festival in Ooty, India that will go on from 25th till 27th of October. This is the festival that features artists from all over the world with diverse musical backgrounds. And this time around, Noori will also be performing at this festival which is held at a very picturesque venue.
News from the Kitchen – What’s cooking in Pakistani Music Pot
Too many cooks are NOT spoiling the broth!
– Ali Gohar
We have heard of numerous must-watch Pakistani movies hitting theaters in the near future but Pakistan Music lovers also have the right to know what’s going on and what’s next in the pipeline. So here is some spice of what’s up with your favorite artists and bands these days.
So far Jal’s latest album Pyaas has done reasonably good in the market. This should be a big relief for all Jalaholics that the band is not over yet, in fact still doing great. ‘Dil Harri’ was a soulful song with a harmonious video which was released a couple of months ago.
So finally JEET hits the airwaves on the auspicious day of 14th of August as promised by Overload. The song has been released as the part of 10th anniversary celebrations of the band. Overload has always got the knack of coming up with something new and vibrant; and same is the case with this song too.
Ali Zafar, the emerging star of the subcontinent has taken a break from all the hard work of hectic tours and film shootings and is on vacation in London with his family.
The multitalented actor/singer /composer/painter had just returned from a successful tour in US and decided it was time to recuperate. Ali Zafar established himself in the public’s heart with the movie ‘Tere Bin Laden’ and since then has given back to back hit films with the latest being ‘Chashme Baddoor’. The audience loves him with all his boyish charms and has dubbed him as the new lover boy of Bollywood.
Few days back we reported about the ace video director Jami busy with his directorial debut as a film-maker. One of those movies has been renamed and is now titled as Moor (previously titled as Morqaye). With the recent updates that we have received about the project, it seems that it is going to hit the cinemas very soon.
The film is presented by Azaad films and Mandviwalla Entertainment, and the script has been written by Nazira Ali who also happens to be the wife of director and producer of the project, Jami. With the name of Jami attached to it, the content of movie is surely expected to have a lot of weight to it.
The year 2013 is turning out to be really promising one for the local film-making industry as we are finally seeing some light at the end of the tunnel. Right now the big news is that Pakistan will be formally sending its entry to the Oscar’s foreign-language category and that too after a huge gap of 50 years.
Earlier we have also reported that how 2013 is going to be a very happening year for the Pakistani cinema.
Sad news for Pakistani music industry as Muhammad Ahsan Papu, the flute player from the critically acclaimed ‘Mekaal Hasan Band‘ has been recently diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. This disease has made it difficult for the flute master to play his instrument of life. But showing resilience to this deadly disease, Mr. Papu has been recovering speedily that is a really good sign from himself as well as for his wide fan base.
Mekaal Hasan Band is one of those very few bands in our industry who have kept themselves unique and closer to their identity in all these years. Due to which they have some very passionate following not only in Pakistan but throughout the world. And one would not hesitate to say that Mr. Papu has made huge contribution to MHB’s name and its success by adding his own skills of music that he has been practicing for past good 40 years.