Meesha Shafi – Bijli Aaye Ya Na Aaye (OST The Reluctant Fundamentalist – Video)

Singer: Meesha Shafi

Song: Bijli Aaye Ya Na Aaye (Dhol Bajay Ga)

Produced by Mahmood Rahman and Gaurav Raina (of MIDIval Pundits)

Label: Universal Music

If you have access to Youtube, watch it here.

Check out the lead single from Mira Nair‘s latest film, ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist‘ starring Kate Hudson, Kiefer Sutherland, Om Puri and others. In cinemas on the 17th of May 2013.

Adil Omar Collaborating With Meesha Shafi

Adil Omar is certainly working his way up in the music world. Our Paki Rambo after working with international stars on many singles for his as yet unreleased studio album last year, now is collaborating with the famous singer-cum-actor Meesha Shafi for a single “Sugar Low”. The song in question will be featured in his forthcoming debut album ‘The Mushroom Cloud Effect,’ which is scheduled for release sometime in 2012.

Adil confirmed the collaboration after he posted a picture of him working with Meesha in the studio.

Warrants Issued Against Meesha Shafi & Mahmood Rahman

January 2, 2012

Lahore court has issued a warrant against the former members of Overload, Meesha Shafi and Mahmood Rahman, for allegedly stealing equipment from Farhad’s studio.

Beef between Farhad Humayun and the former members of Overload, Meesha Shafi and Mahmood Rahman, is nothing new. It all began after the band split up and rage statements were released by both the parties against each other.

Mahmood Rahman & Meesha Shafi Lending Music to ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’

November 20, 2011

You have probably already heard about Meesha Shafi‘s inclusion as an actor in Mira Nair‘s Hollywood venture “The Reluctant Fundamentalist” but there’s more to it: Mahmood Rahman and Meesha Shafi will also be lending music to the film. Mahmood has produced the track himself while Meesha powered it up with her vocals.

This was speculated because it’s only seldom that a musician-turned-actor doesn’t provide music for the film he’s starring in. The co-star “Rizwan Ahmed” also known as Riz MC, who is playing the lead role of Changez, is also a musicians-turned-actor from UK. So, I’ll be surprised not to hear his music in the film.

Reluctant Fundamentalist’s Delhi schedule started this month with most of the scenes being shot with actors Liev Schreiber, Kiefer Sutherland and Riz Ahmed.

Time out with Farhad Humayun (Interview)

By Haya Khan

Overload is rocking the airwaves once again and their latest video Neray Aa is turning up the heat on all the tv channels and the internet with drummer and founder Syed Farhad Humayun at the helm as lead singer chalking up another winner. The departure of singer Meesha Shafi from the band not too long ago has propelled Farhad into taking quick charge and thereby steering Overload towards even greater success.The fans love him and Overload’s new direction. So how does it all shape up for the cool rock star with the “loudest band in Pakistan”? The man himself took time out recently to answer a few questions.

Meesha Shafi’s Restraining Order Against Farhad Humayun (Scanned Documents)

April 12, 2011

Earlier this month, we reported Meera Shafi, more commonly known as Meesha Shafi claimed rights over Overload’s ‘Batti’.

Whereas Overload’s frontman (Farhad Humayun) said that he has the legal rights over everything ever produced by Overload. “Furthermore Batti is legally a new song all together with different lyrics, different title and different music as compared to Dhol Bajay Ga.”

Attached below are the two restraining orders (dated March 22, 2011 and April 8, 2011) by Meesha against not only Farhad, but the public at large as well.

Mahmood Rahman: Meesha and I will continue to make music together

Overload‘s ex-guitarist, Mahmood Rahman, who started playing with Noori a few months ago says, he will continue to make music with his wife, Meesha Shafi. He will be producing some tracks for her. “Meesha and I will continue to make music together, which is a luxury that comes hand in hand with living with a fantastic singer. I’m going to be producing some tracks for her, which should be a lot of fun,” says Mahmood in an interview with INSTEP.

Mahmood Rahman left Overload for several different reasons;

“I felt like the work I did with Overload had reached the maximum potential that it could. Playing guitar in an essentially percussion-centric band was eventually limiting and I wanted to move on to making music in a more dynamic dimension. I also felt that with Overload, there were growing creative and practical differences and these were fast proving irreconcilable. In such situations, I maintain that its best to simply walk away, move on and explore new dimensions. Let’s leave it at that. Neither Meesha nor I are the sort of people who would air our dirty linen in public.”