Music News

The best medium to end Indo-Pak political tension is music: Kavita Seth

The singer, who recently collaborated with famous Pakistani poet Rehman Faris for the single, Yeh jo mujh par nikhar hai, spoke to CT about her latest song, how politics is affecting music and more. Excerpts: What do you like the most about Kolkata?

Trend of songs about social issues becoming popular in Pakistan

From ‘Dil say Pakistan’, ‘Mr Fraudiye’, ‘Waderey Ka Beta’ to ‘Miti Da Palwan’ and ‘Aalu Andey’, several musicians have a long history of incorporating protest and social issues into their songs. Music is a universal language that we all ...

Pakistan's long #MeToo moment

Then on April 11, a young woman took to Twitter to share her stories of sexual harassment by the cofounder and CEO of a Pakistani music streaming service, posting screenshots of an alleged WhatsApp conversation with him. Shortly after, another woman joined ...

Pakistan- Music gives message of peace, love: Sitar player Mian Safeer

(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) PESHAWAR: Mian Safeer, the 24-year young sittar player gives a message of peace and love to people of militancy-hit Pakhtun belt through his tunes. Mian Safeer, 24, is a student of law at Islamia College University Peshawar ...

Meesha Shafi: Pakistan actress says pop star Ali Zafar harassed her

in what is thought to be the first #MeToo moment in conservative Pakistan. Meesha Shafi, who has acted in films such as The Reluctant Fundamentalist, says music star Ali Zafar subjected her to "harassment of a physical nature". Mr Zafar says he ...

#MeToo hits Pakistan as allegations mount against leading singer

Obviously you spend no time listening to women when they talk about how widespread harassment is in our society," tweeted Pakistani novelist and columnist Bina Shah. Zafar has dominated the music charts in Pakistan for nearly two decades and has also ...