Strings – ‘The Originals’ Photo Shoot for Levi’s

April 12, 2011

Levi’s and Strings are a natural fit: iconic, enduring, and original.

Spawning one timeless hit after the other, Strings have pioneered the musical scene in Pakistan over the last decades.

With their steadfast work ethic, undeniable integrity, and gritty honesty they have an enduring influence on the youth of today and have inspired dozens of fresh new musical acts.

Stay tuned for Levi’s Original Music this summer, as some of today’s raw musical talents pay homage to Strings — The Originals

Concept & Creative: Adnan Malik
Photography: Rizwan-ul-Haq

Ali Azmat with his band Celebrating ICC Winning Performances (Pictures)

Photographer: Faisal Farooqui

[Lahore: 06 December 2010] Castrol, the world’s leading lubricant company, proudly announced their association as the official performance partner of the ICC with a unique presence at all ICC cricket events for the next five years starting with the coveted ICC World Cup 2011.

To announce and celebrate this long term association, Castrol Pakistan hosted an evening with top sporting personalities including the legendary Wasim Akram, who unveiled the official ICC World Cup 2011 trophy at the event; Captain of the Pakistan Women’s Cricket Team Sana Mir with her teammates Sania Iqbal, Nida Rashid, Marina Iqbal and their fielding coach Abdul Majeed were also in attendance and were honoured on stage by master of ceremonies Saima Mohsin along with Wasim Akram and the audience, who gave the team a standing ovation. PCB’s Director of Cricket Operations Zakir Khan, Mrs. Bushra Aitzaz Ahsan Chairperson of Pakistan Women Cricket and Pakistan Veteran Cricket Association (PVCA) Chief Executive Officer Ashiq Hussain Qureshi were also present at the event. The evening also included live entertainment by Ali Azmat with his band featuring renowned musicians Gumby, Omran Shafique

Bell – Judgment Day & Tere Ishq Mein (In the Loop Session)

In the Loop Video Dept. Presents: Bell

Band: Bell

Songs: ‘Judgement Day’ and a cover of Allan Faqir and Mohammad Ali Shehki‘s ‘Tere Ishq Mein’.

With its second set of live recordings and videos, Cityfm89’s ‘In the loop Video Department‘ continues on its journey as a music platform for up & coming talent from within Pakistan.

Bell is a Karachi based band who make beautiful, organic, bluesy music.

‘Slackistan’ Team at the red carpet of Abu Dhabi Film Festival (Pictures)

October 15, 2010

The stars and creatives of Slackistan walked the red carpet at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival.

The Slackistan team of Hammad Khan, Aisha Linnea Akhtar, Shahana Khan Khalil and Adnan Malik walked the red carpet with the Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody, Ben Affleck, Clive Owen, Gerard Depardieu, Director Oliver Stone, Bollywood actress Preity Zinta and other stars for the first day of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

Diminutive ‘Au Fait’ and Meek Exquisiteness with Coke Studio Season 3 Episode 2 ‘Will’


Sadaf Fayyaz

Coke Studio Season 3 Episode 2 'Will'

The second episode of Coke Studio 3 aired on June 20th. The episode featured five tracks out of which only two proved to be extremely amazing. Coke Studio is famous for maintaining its style of fusion and diversity in music, this time flavored a bit experimental and mind-numbing. It was nice to see EP performing together but they could not maintain the real essence of the beautiful song “Bolo Bolo” by Sajjad Ali.  A very famous song from hit album “Babia” of Sajjad Ali, which was released in early 90’s, had “Bolo Bolo” as the second most favorite song, after “Babia”. The vocalist Fawad did little justice with this legendary and gorgeous song of Sajjad Ali. The bona fide quintessence of the song wasn’t felt at all. Upon asking Ahmed Ali Butt about the Coke Studio sessions, he shared,

Coke Studio S03E02 ‘Will’ Gets Disappointing Tweets

June 20, 2010

Coke Studio has been the most awaited show of Pakistan with largest fan-base. As soon as the episode starts, music fanatics go crazy expressing their opinions on the episode on social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

Episode 2 “Will” of Season 3 however has been a disappointment for most of the listeners online. Listeners have generally left bad comments, at least on twitter.

Below are few of the snapshots of tweets with Hashtag Cokestudio

Coke Studio – Live wires in the studio

July 26, 2009

Live wires in the studio
Zeeshan Parwez and Adnan Malik had a significant role to play at Coke Studio this year. Zeeshan switched from a performer from Season One to Producer, Videos this year while Adnan Malik took on the reigns of Associate Producer Videos and Producer BTS (Behind the Scenes). Before Coke Studio hits airwaves tonight, Instep talks to Adnan and Zeeshan about the technical side of Coke Studio, the shooting process, the equation they shared, the music and the madness.…
By Maheen Sabeeh

Zeeshan Pervez & Adnan Malik

Instep: Tell us about the training of the cameramen.