Video of the day: Junaid Jamshed can still sing

Published: October 12, 2011

On his recent trip to Toronto, Junaid Jamshed sang a verse from his famous Dil Dil Pakistan.

You have to admit this: even if you heartily appreciate Junaid Jamshed’s transition from a musician to a religious scholar, a part of you still misses his legendary singles like Aitebar and Maula.

What is drawing fans to his recent video is his trip to Toronto for the Canada Muslim Festival 2011 where the bearded, now reformed, Junaid Jamshed sings Dil Dil Pakistan an all-time cherished Pakistani national song, which is also considered as the second national anthem of the country.

Even though Jamshed sings only one verse of the song, the magic of his voice makes you replay the video over and over again to reminisce a singer Pakistanis will never forget.

Video rating: Double thumbs up for still remembering your fans.

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Reader Comments (17)

  • Oct 13, 2011 - 12:49AM

    Love it! :)

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  • Anum
    Oct 13, 2011 - 1:08AM

    J.J you are a legend!

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  • Noman Ansari
    Oct 13, 2011 - 2:15AM

    You used to make good kurtas too. ;) Now they all have stripes and look like sleeping suits.

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  • Sao Lao
    Oct 13, 2011 - 3:37AM

    A true legend. Deep Respects for him!

    Thank you for giving us the milli naghma and hundreds of others high quality tunes. Thank JJ

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  • Oct 13, 2011 - 9:20AM

    Well, he’s a talented and sincere guy. I hope life treats him well.

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  • Fahad
    Oct 13, 2011 - 10:49AM

    He shouldn’t have quit singing….. Huge loss to pakistani music

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  • Oct 13, 2011 - 11:16AM

    Nice, J.J you are a great
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  • KHI
    Oct 13, 2011 - 11:49AM

    JJ life inspired me too much. He is a dedicated man who were very successful when singing & a sudden change in his life gives much inspiration to youths when he selects the right path. His life is a unique example to the youths.

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  • Khurram Mansoor
    Oct 13, 2011 - 12:34PM

    JJ’s each action si so beutiful

    He is smart

    He is beautiful by any standard physically, personally and mentally

    he has corrected himself

    Even when he was singing I do not find any vulgur songs by him

    He is one my legends.

    We all resepect him.

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  • Khan
    Oct 13, 2011 - 1:54PM

    A great singer. I love his song “Yeh sham phi nahin aaye gi” ………….. beautiful. Yousaf Islam (Cat Stevens) gave up singing decades ago after reverting to Islam but recently he has recorded a song with Ronin i think.

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  • Oct 13, 2011 - 2:49PM

    Why would you call him ‘reformed’? He was a great person earlier as well. He was a good singer and it’s sad that he left it in his misunderstanding of islam. Oh well.

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  • Oct 13, 2011 - 3:39PM

    Shame shame, He is the man who shows that he is islamic scholar and came on TV shows but He is singing songs in out side Pakistan, Double face,They are person who down the Islam. Once again shame shame.

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  • Noble Tufail
    Oct 13, 2011 - 4:33PM

    JJ a good man indeed.

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  • Mohammed
    Oct 14, 2011 - 1:15AM

    Ali fyi he doesnt do any double standards i like this man.

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  • haha
    Oct 14, 2011 - 9:59AM

    seems like looking at amazon forest

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  • AN
    Oct 15, 2011 - 2:02PM

    We miss your voice JJ. Always love you!

    @ Ali
    He sang national song, not some romantic song. So his Islam is still intact if that is how you are going to judge a Muslim.

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  • Anonymous
    Oct 18, 2011 - 1:49AM

    His transformation inspired me to change my ways to being a true muslim

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