Musician Celebrities Condemn Salmaan Taseer’s Assassination

January 4, 2011

Pakistan will not be a country ruled by mullahs with a divine mission, said Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the father of the nation. What about Jinnah’s Pakistan? Islam teaches peace and forgiveness not revenge. Islam teaches that God is Al-Ghaffur “The All-Forgiving”, and is the original source of all forgiveness (ghufran غفران). Forgiveness often requires the repentance of those being forgiven. Depending on the type of wrong committed, forgiveness can come either directly from Allah, or from one’s fellow man who received the wrong. In the case of divine forgiveness, the asking for divine forgiveness via repentance is important. In the case of human forgiveness, it is important to both forgive, and to be forgiven. The Qur’an never allows for violent behavior on the part of Muslim believers. The Qur’an makes it clear that, whenever possible, it is better to forgive another than to attack another.

The 56-year-old Salmaan Taseer, the governor of Pakistan’s Punjab province was killed by one of his elite security force protectors near his Islamabad home in the F6 sector and close to Kohsar market.

It was his stance against the blasphemy laws that apparently led to his killi

Nando’s to Host Open Mic Night Fortnightly at Lahore

November 24, 2010

Nando’s- the famous South African chain of Peri Peri chicken restaurants  and Origami Entertainment , a Lahore based entertainment company organized their second Peri Mic nights at Nando’s MM alam on November 11th , 2010. The events are focused on youth talent mobilization and offering the Lahore version to the Open Mic College Nights a phenomenon well recognized abroad. The events are to be organized fortnightly at Nando’s MM alam Gulberg, Lahore and are aimed at bringing out amateur artists, musicians, comedians and raw talent. The Thursday night event showcased some of the best known Lahore talents alongside new and upcoming amateur artists. Many known socialites and budding artists attended the evening and the best three acts also won some exciting Nando’s goodies.

Laal – Fareeda (Official Music Video)

October 11, 2010

When the Taliban attacked the shrines of Rahman Baba, Data Sahib, and Abdullah Ghazi Shah, slaughtering hundreds who had gathered for alms or to pray, Laal felt obligated to not only defend the progressive aspects of sufi thought but to discover them for ourselves. We see sufi’s as the rebels, the revolutionaries of their period.