Peace with Pak: Breaking the sound barrier in Bollywood

January 4, 2010

By Maheen Sabeeh

Pakistan, if the ‘50s were all about the queen of melody Nur Jehan, in the ‘60s and ‘70s a newer sound came into our filmi music with names like Ahmed Rushdi, Bangladeshi singing sensation Runa Laila and Sohail Rana ruling the soundboard. The turn for modern pop arrived in the ‘80s when Alamgir first introduced electric synthesizers to Pakistani pop and dekha na tha became an anthem for a new generation and heralded a whole new sound. The wave of disco pop gained steam with Mohammad Ali Shyhaki and reached its zenith with the magic of Nazia and Zoheb Hasan. We were all Disco deewane, so what if it was the Zia era and prohibition was heavily enforced?

Atif Aslam & Goher Mumtaz Gay? (Funny Pic)

October 25, 2009


Originally uploaded by Dino

Haroon Rashid says, “The picture is an artistic concept…symbolizing that those two band members were joined in their art and music like conjoined twins….and then they were surgically operated upon and now they have gone their own ways…”

Khurram J Khan (Xulfi’s elder brother), CEO of Jilawatan Production, “This is a real photoshoot no fake .. it was done as a part of unique photoshoot… none of them or gay or anything but the picture was taken when they were not even popular and just did what they asked them to do… its an innocent pic actually :)”

Abbas Ali Khan Says, “I can tell its not photoshop, bhia 15years say photo shop use kar rahaa hoon :D”

Dino says “And mazay ki baat hai this is an actual real photoshoot no photoshoping at all” read more