'Zaalima Coca-Cola Pila De' takes the internet by storm but have you heard the original?

Published: August 4, 2016
Umair and Meesha's single is a reboot of a classic sung by none other than Madam Noor Jehan. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/COCA-COLA

Umair and Meesha's single is a reboot of a classic sung by none other than Madam Noor Jehan. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/COCA-COLA

Umair Jaswal and Meesha Shafi have taken the internet by storm with their latest single. The talented duo has worked its magic for Coca-Cola’s latest campaign, the theme song for which — tiled Zaalima Coca-Cola Pila De — has become an instant hit. 

The tune has become such a rage that #ZaalimaCocaColaPilaDe even started trending on Twitter. But did you know, that Umair and Meesha’s song is in fact a reboot of a classic sung by Madam Noor Jehan?

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Here, check it out:

Obviously, Madam’s original is a lot catchier but we’d say Meesha and Umair haven’t done a bad job either. 

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Even Twitter can’t stop humming:

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Oh, and most importantly, the new Coke campaign comes along with a big announcement: Coke Studio Season 9 is kicking off from August 13!


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Reader Comments (9)

  • Brainy Bhaijan
    Aug 4, 2016 - 3:32PM

    It is actually quite funny and could be a big hit in small town corner shops in Punjab.Recommend

  • Acorn Guts
    Aug 4, 2016 - 4:05PM

    Why do they always have to do that cheesy gulp it all down in one, let out a ‘aaah’ and then a shrug with cheeky grin at the end? ruined it all.Recommend

  • Alcaholic
    Aug 5, 2016 - 5:53AM

    Who would listen to its original crap version?Recommend

  • sara
    Aug 5, 2016 - 11:59AM

    What a pathetic shirt she is wearing it’s completely see through
    just find it at 0:01 & then 0:04! disgustingRecommend

  • Acorn Guts
    Aug 5, 2016 - 12:29PM

    @sara: umm .. I think you’ve got far bigger problems than thatRecommend

  • suhaib
    Aug 5, 2016 - 4:56PM

    Ali Azmat was right, Umair Jaswal is only good at copying and using others music. It’s plagiarism, but who cares in Pakistan.Recommend

  • Zeeshan
    Aug 5, 2016 - 5:00PM

    Bibi ji only you were able to spot that like Oriya sahab spotted the indecency in mobile phone ad. Recommend

  • Nargis
    Aug 5, 2016 - 5:49PM

    Am I the only one whose not a fan of the advert? By the way I’m a huge Umair Jaswal and Meesha Shafi fan but seriously…? No… :(Recommend

  • "sara"
    Aug 5, 2016 - 7:42PM

    No one noticed “sara”, except you, and there is hardly anything to notice anyway.

    I say “sara” because I think you are probably a dude. Only a dude, a very very frustrated one, would be looking that closely.And if you are not a dude, then I don’t even know what to say… Recommend

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