Atif Aslam & Omer Nadeem sings for Barbara Mori’s ‘Spanish Beauty’

November 10, 2010

Atif Aslam sings for Barbara Mori's Mexican film 'Spanish Beauty'As we reported earlier that Atif Aslam has sung two songs for Barbara Mori’s, Kites fame, ‘Spanish Beauty’ aka ‘My Brother’s Wife‘ which is a rated R Mexican film directed by Ricardo de Montreuil, based on the novel of the same name by Jaime Bayly.

Atif Aslam’s two songs ‘Doorie‘ and ‘Maula‘ from his second album ‘Doorie’ have been picked up for the soundtrack of the Hindi version of Barbara Mori’s Mexican film ‘My Brother’s Wife’.

Other than Atif, Pakistani sensation Omer Nadeem has also recorded a new song ‘Thum Zara’ for the film which has been composed by Indian composers Arvind & Shankar.

After a Lingering Hiatus, Faakhir is Here (Exclusive Interview)

November 27, 2009


Sadaf Fayyaz

Sab Tun Sohniyeh” guy shares something new about him and speaks out now and is again ready to rock his fans after “Aatish”“Sab Tun Sohniyeh” and “Mantra”. Full of energy and life, he never stops. His music deeply reflects his novelty and arty idiom. Filled with much more energy and charged with inimitable enthusiasm, crème de la crème of Pakistan Pop music with comprising sagacious peculiarities: that is Faakhir Mehmood.

Faakhir MehmoodQ1. It’s a long time after Mantra, nothing new from your side.

Faakhir: In fact, I am working on my upcoming album and just back from a concert at Toronto. I am still so exhausted and sleeping a lot. I feel like releasing it when things and conditions are a bit settled, when people are in a mood to enjoy good and colorful music.  I like to give  a gap of about two years in my albums. But it’s almost four years after “Mantra”, this gap is a bit longer.

The changing face of patriotic music

August 16, 2009

Instep takes a look at how Pakistani patriotic music has evolved through the decades – from optimistic anthems celebrating the country to songs tinged with cynicism. The important thing is that the rhythms live on and continue to make strong statements …

By Saba Imtiaz

“D-d-d-dil dil dil…” That opening verse of the now iconic ‘Dil Dil Pakistan’ by Vital Signs brings out a world of memories: one of the first patriotic songs of the ’80s-’90s pop movement in Pakistan, it has been associated with everything from national elections to political milestones to most memorably, cricketing wins.