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  • This Eid Uzair Jaswal's song 'Sajna' will take you to the 80s

    This Eid, the buzz is all about films, so news that a new music video's being released is a welcome change!Thanks to the charming Uzair Jaswal, we will have something to look forward to with respect to upbeat music as the singer has promised to release a song called 'Sajna' on Eid...

    The video will be looked after by none other than the singer's brother, director Yasir Jaswal, who bagged last year's Lux Style Award for Best Video...

  • SOUNDCHECK: COKE STUDIO’S IDENTITY CRISIS?

    Surely, Coke Studio is doing something worthwhile...

    Remember Atif Aslam with a loosened tie knot and his guitar casually slung over his shoulder while belting out Jal Pari and the cameraman with the hand-held camera hovering in the background? It defined the Coke Studio attitude, in a way...

  • Coke Studio marks 10 years

    KARACHI: It’s not a regular sight that a new season of Coke Studio gets launched with fanfare...

    He was excited for the 10th season, also because soon Pakistan was going to celebrate its 70th Independence Day, and the band had been together for 28 years...

  • ‘Take Kashmir, give us Coke Studio’

    There was a big number of young people who wanted to hear comedians Saad Haroon (Pakistan) and Sanjay Rajoura (India) respond to cultural critic Nadeem Farooq Paracha’s questions, but the middle-aged and the elderly were there in no small number either...

    When the question was further pushed, Rajoura said: “We [India and Pakistan] were never tolerant...

  • Coke Studio EP 4

    The fourth episode of Coke Studio Season 8 had one redeeming feature: pop band Siege’s wonderful version of the classic folk song Khari neem...

    Hamid Ali Khan’s Piya dekhan ko was okay, given the stature that the classical singer has, it is expected much more of him to push the boundaries when using a platform like the Studio...

  • Coke Studio Episode 5: Ali Azmat back in the spotlight

    It's that time of the week, folks: Coke Studio is releasing the fifth batch of its singles today, and the return of Ali Azmat to the platform gives us enough reason to celebrate...

    This is Ali's third song for Coke Studio; 'Babu Bhai' from Season 6 was a hit in 2013, and we hope 'Rangeela' is just as delightfully irreverent...

  • Coke Studio: stalwarts are back

    Although Bilal Maqsood is being tight-lipped about it, the media has been claiming that the new lineup for the new season of Coke Studio is all but out...

    And it includes some names that were once, according to some pen-pushers, associated with the Studio run by Rohail Hyatt — such as Arif Lohar and Ali Azmat...

  • Coke Studio EP 1: mixed bag

    Coke Studio Season 8 kicked off with a fair degree of musical fanfare...

    However, this is something that the producers of the Studio should have taken care of beforehand...

  • Coke Studio EP 2

    The second episode of Coke Studio Season 8 was a tad more sedate than the first one...

    Sammi Meri Waar by Umair Jaswal and Qurutulain Baloch was a decent attempt, but it has to be kept in mind that both singers are essentially good with higher notes, so Baloch did well to reign herself in...

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