Latest News for: Lahore music


From college gigs to Ms Marvel: Lahore-based duo Hassan and Roshaan still have some surprises up their sleeves

Dawn 03 Jun 2023
Hailing from Lahore, this young duo has been taking the Pakistani music scene by storm with their infectious beats and soulful lyrics ... Their music has something for everyone; from ‘Sukoon’ being the anthem of my grad trip to the north to ‘Ishq Bina’ being the go-to song for car rides with my parents ... What does music mean to you?.

Stunning facts behind making of Mughal-E-Azam an epic; audacious Asif focused on authenticity

The Siasat Daily 01 Jun 2023
The Phoenix is an immortal bird in Greek mythology that is born again and again ... The famous song has an unusual history to it ... It was written and revised no less than 105 times by the lyricist Shakeel Badayuni before the music director and composer Naushad approved of it. The set for the song was based on the Sheesh Mahal in Lahore fort ... .

Pakistanis and Korean content: Fascination with the other or the familiar?

Dawn 24 May 2023
Recently, boy group Blitzers toured the country, visiting historical sites in Lahore to film a music video. According to data revealed by Spotify on World Music Day 2022, K-pop groups such as BTS, BLACKPINK, TOMORROW X TOGETHER, Stray Kids, and TWICE are all streamed avidly by Pakistani listeners.

Watch: K-Pop band Blitzers tries 'Naatu Naatu' steps from RRR movie

Indian Express 21 May 2023
In the comments, many people mentioned that Blitzers had shot the music video for their song \u2018Hit The Bass\u2019 in Lahore, which especially resonated with their Southeast Asian fans.

Al-Hamra Arts Council to organise 'Classical Music Night' on May 18

Urdu Point 17 May 2023
The Lahore Arts Council would hold a musical event titled "Classical Music Night" to promote classical music, on May 18 at hall number-II, by 7 P.M ... LAHORE, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan ...

What happened to the 'One Pound Fish' man? How fishmonger's viral song came at a price

The Daily Mail 08 May 2023
Mr Nazir earned himself a recording contract with Warner Music who helped him create a hit song which was released in December ... He added that he 'made British people happy' with his music, which was inspired by the Bollywood and Punjabi sounds he grew up listening to living in Pattoki, near Lahore in the Punjab reason of Pakistan.

The rise and fall of ‘paap music’ in Lollywood

Dawn 29 Apr 2023
Whatever music was featured in Dada’s movies was mostly Ghosh’s work ... Music that was killed in Lahore lived in Karachi ... Sajjad Ali, Nazia Hassan and Zohaib Hassan were the products of later years and Lahore, as a music centre, became secondary for some. Pop music flourished in Karachi and whatever came out of Lahore was Paap music, somewhat of a sin.

Ali Sethi of New York is at Coachella, and everywhere else. And he’s not done yet.

News India Times 24 Apr 2023
Ali Sethi opened his April 16 set at Coachella with an alaap, an intricate melody from Indian classical music. Next up was a folk song from Punjab, sung by generations upon generations of musicians, now reverberating alongside the music of some of the world’s top artists ... Sethi, however, grew up in a prominent liberal family in Lahore.

Music is in the air and how!

Dawn 22 Apr 2023
A connoisseur of music myself, it gives me pleasure to know about the popularity of these concerts and other entertainment programmes ... Songs by the first male playback singer Ali Buksh Zahoor, who would later run a tailoring shop in Lahore, and the already known Munawar Sultana are still listened to with interest by the music lovers.

Literary Notes: Urdu novel, Khalida Husain and literary magazines’ survival

Dawn 17 Apr 2023
Edited and published by Husain Majrooh, a poet in his own right, this Lahore-based Urdu ... articles discussing cultural issues — Pakistani cinema, music, Lahore’s takiyaas, (abodes for Sufis and their disciples), Lahore’s architectural and cultural heritage — adorn the magazine.

The story of khayal shows how attempts to remove the imprint of Muslim rule will impoverish Indian culture

Indian Express 13 Apr 2023
In the musical context, the word khayal, derived from Persian, means \u201cimagination\u201d ... His rendition of the composition \u201cLanka charho Ram\u201d, in raga Adana, at the Lahore Music Festival, which is available online, is a moving testament to khayal\u2019s staying power and religious syncretism.

A room with a view: Inside Manchester’s new South Asia Gallery

Hindustan Times 31 Mar 2023
(Image courtesy Manchester Museum) ... ... . Lahore to Longsight (2001). The debut album of British Muslim musician Aziz Ibrahim describes his family’s journey from Lahore in Pakistan to Longsight, his birthplace in Manchester ... Lahore to Longsight features lyrics in Punjabi, Urdu and English, and music by the tabla players Inder Goldfinger and Talvin Singh.

PTI lawmakers return to parliament with noisy protest

Dawn 28 Mar 2023
ISLAMABAD ... Terming the PTI’s March 25 public meeting in Lahore a disaster, Mr Mehmood challenged Imran Khan to organise a rally without music or women ... He then protested over the alleged government crackdown on the PTI leaders and workers and police action at Imran Khan’s Zaman Park residence in Lahore ... NA session ... Published in Dawn, March 28th, 2023. .

GCU Lifetime Award for singer Shafqat Amanat

The News International 24 Mar 2023
LAHORE ... Lahore, at a grand ceremony held at the Bukhari Auditorium ... Shafqat, who is also a recipient of Roll of Honour in music from the Government College Lahore, shared his college memories.

Martyrs’ Day: Heroes of freedom struggle remembered with music and film screenings

Hindustan Times 23 Mar 2023
LUCKNOW To commemorate the death anniversary of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru -- who were executed by the British government in Lahore in 1931 -- music and film screenings were held at Sheroes Hangout café in Lucknow on Thursday ... ....

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