Pakistan Idol Rocked The Mughal City Of Gardens

September 30, 2013
Pakistan Idol Lahore Auditions

Pakistan Idol Lahore AuditionsLahori contestants took Pakistan Idol “Jo hai Dil ki Awaaz” by storm with their over whelming performances in auditions. Huge crowd, amazing contestants and lot of energy, this was what Lahore brought in the amazing three day auditions of Pakistan Idol “Jo Hai Dil ki Awaz”.

Zinda Dilan e Lahore proved how passionate they are about singing and what really Pakistan Idol means to them. Starting from the mall activation in Mall of Lahore till the 3rd day of auditions huge turnover was seen in Lahore. Amazing people ,melodious voices and energetic contestants were found in this journey of team idol in Lahore.

Zoe Viccaji To Cover Classic Mehdi Hassan Song, ‘Jab Koi Pyar Se Bulayega’

Zoe Viccaji - Jab Koi Pyar Se BulayegaZoe Viccaji is one of those female singers who keeps on churning out tunes every now and then and has made a large fan base over the period of time. This time around she is working on re-doing a classic song from the past. The song that is being covered by her is Mehdi Hassan’s all time classic Jab Koi Pyar Se Bulayega. It is said to be currently in the recording phase.

Lux Style Awards 2012: Music Winners & Event Pictures

July 11, 2012

This year’s Lux Style Awards were held at the Expo Center in Karachi. The awards started with an amazing rap performance by Entity Paradigm‘s Ahmed Ali Butt, who was also the host for the night. The highlight of the show was Ali Zafar’s tribute to the late King of Ghazal Mehdi Hassan sahab.

This year, the awards for music category, especially that for Best Emerging Talent, received deserving attention. The big winners at the awards were Ali Zafar, who received the award for the Best Music Album for “Jhoom” from Mekaal Hasan and Zoe Viccaji, and Quratulain Balouch, who received two awards – Song of the Year and Best Original Soundtrack – for none other than “Woh Humsafar Tha,” which was produced by Waqar Ali for the drama series “Humsafar.”

The award for Best Music Video Director as per LSA voting was given to Adnan Malik for “Mera Bichra Yaar” (by Zoe Viccaji & Strings).

Ali Zafar Wins the Best Album Award at LSA 2012

July 11, 2012

The Lux Style Award for this year’s Best Music Album went to Ali Zafar for the well deserved “Jhoom”. The award was presented by Mekaal Hassan and Zoe Viccaji amid much applause and admiration. Despite Ali Zafar’s big win, the highlight of the evening was his moving tribute to the late King of Ghazal Mehdi Hassan with a soulful redition of “Mujhay Tum Nazr Say Girah Tou Rahay Ho”.

Ali Zafar later got the party started by putting on an electrifying performance with Humaima Malik to the beat of “Jhoom” and “Madhubala”. There wasn’t one audience member who did not walk away complimenting the act. The Lux Style Awards were held at the renowned Expo Centre in Karachi and remain the only Awards Academy in Pakistan that include all the categories of music, entertainment and fashion. read more

Mehdi Hassan Passes Away (1927-2012)

Today, we lost a true music legend of our country, as Mehdi Hassan passed away at age 84 of organ failure in a private hospital in Karachi. With the passing away of the best ghazal singer of all times, the world has lost a major stalwart of the ghazal world. Vacuum left by him is never going to be filled.

His voice and selection of Ghazals provided soothing calmness to millions of his fans. The ghazal maestro is no more with us, but his golden voice and his unforgettable melodies will keep him alive in our memories. He will be always remembered with great fondness and pride, all over the world.

Music brings people together and the walls which separate, crumble. Mehdi Hassan’s music did just that. He was just as popular and respected in India, which was his birthplace, as he was in Pakistan.

Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar had once said that Mehdi Hassan’s songs were ‘voi