Latest News for: Lahore music


Pakistani singer pours his heart out for Covid-hit India

Khaleej Times 03 May 2021
I immediately started working on the song and penned the lyrics, which is about solidarity and hope," Hashmi told Khaleej Times over the phone from his hometown Lahore ... "I might be a random boy from Lahore, but I believe through my music I can spread the message of peace across the border and I'm also expecting them to reciprocate in the same way.

Abdullah Siddiqui makes it to Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List

The News International 20 Apr 2021
The native of Lahore has appeared on Nescafé Basement, a Pakistani TV series that showcases the music of underground artists.

Abdullah Siddiqui stunned as he makes it to Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List

Dawn 20 Apr 2021
The electropop prodigy who took Pakistan's indie music platform by storm, Abdullah Siddiqui, just made it to the Forbes Under 30 under 30 Asia List and we couldn't be more proud ... "The native of Lahore has appeared on Nescafé Basement, a Pakistani TV series that showcases the music of underground artists.

A conjurer of limitless hope

Dawn 20 Apr 2021
I would meet him often in Delhi either on Syeda Saiyedain’s manicured lawns or at a packed lecture overflowing with fans or an occasional music concert where he would dissolve himself into a different world. One day he was in a hurry to catch the plane to Lahore but still found ...

UAE: How local musicians kept their music alive during the Covid pandemic

MENA FN 17 Apr 2021
'Some of us took to teaching music, doing voice-over jobs, streaming performances and producing new material ... 'The lock- down gave me time to work on music in my home studio ... I'm also working on some upcoming releases of my independent music, he adds ... It was music that brought her to Dubai ... 'Many friends from the music world had to pack up and go home.

'Aaj machine gaate hain, artiste nahin': How industry politics cut short legendary singer Shamshad Begum's career

Yahoo Daily News 14 Apr 2021
Shamshad Begum was born in Lahore on 14 April 1919 in a Punjabi Mann Jatt Muslim family ... But her musically-inclined uncle Amiruddin took the 12-year-old Shamshad to Jenophone Music Company for an audition with musician Master Ghulam Haider ... Shamshad and music director OP Nayyar went back a long way ... "I never approached any music director.


Dawn 11 Apr 2021
Towers is billed as one of the top indie bands to watch out for in Pakistan by Clove Magazine, a publication dedicated to South Asian culture, and they are a favourite at music festivals such as the Lahore Music Meet. The musical act Towers consists of Bilal Baloch, Changez Basir and Ashir Bhatti.

Pakistani short film Swipe makes it to world's most prestigious animation festivals

Dawn 02 Apr 2021
It has also been selected for the AnimaFest Zagreb 2021, the second oldest animation festival in the world ... The film has been made by Puffball, a Lahore-based animation and music studio ... The team that worked on Swipe was made up largely of fresh graduates and a handful of university students from Lahore and Rawalpindi ... .

‘Proper support needed to produce great musicians’

The News International 01 Apr 2021
LAHORE.Sajjad Tafu, a household name in music industry, has said artists have not been properly supported from any quarters due to which great musicians could not be produced ... He has spent nearly 45 years in the showbiz industry and has composed music for more than 100 films.

Tribute to Noorjehan at PNCA

The News International 12 Mar 2021
The family returned back to Lahore ... Noorjehan worked in films at Lahore during early thirties ... The couple settled in Lahore ... Urdu Films made in Lahore during late -forties and ... She also recorded two musical series ‘Tarannum’ for PTV Lahore in the early eighties and early nineties.

Zubair Ilyas’s Punjabi song ‘Sajna’ released

The News International 11 Mar 2021
LAHORE.Known for his feat in Pop, Ghazal, Sufi and semi-classical genres of music, the Chief Executive of “Mosiqaar Entertainment CompanySingapore and skilled Pakistani singer & composer Zubair Ilyas, recently released his new Punjabi song “Sajna..” on all social media platforms.

Three arrested for injuring transgender persons in Swabi

Dawn 07 Mar 2021
The incident occurred when transgender persons were on way back home at night after a musical show in Jalsai village of Chota Lahor ... He said the firing was aimed to force the transgender individuals not to participate in musical shows.

Farani Centre for Music set up at GCU

The News International 01 Mar 2021
LAHORE.Government College University (GCU) Lahore has established the Tariq Salman Khan Farani Centre for Music, besides erecting a portrait of the late music teacher at the University’s Bukhari Auditorium.

Nothing can be more meme-worthy than the Lahore Qalandars' new anthem

Dawn 01 Mar 2021
And our cups runneth over with the Lahore Qalandars' new anthem ... The Lahore Qalandars players all got their desi groove on for the music video, but no one was as hyped as rookie Dilbar Hussain, who use his head to full effect ... To conclude, give us more content Lahore Qalandars!.

Combing nuances of poetry, music into Kangra’s miniature paintings (IANS Interview)

The Siasat Daily 26 Feb 2021
His keen interest in the ‘riti genre of Hindi poetry (romantic works of the 18th-20th centuries) and classical music helps him understand the nuances of Rangmala paintings that depict variations of Indian musical modes ... India, at Delhi, Lahore or even Awadh,” he elaborated.