The finale of Coke Studio season 9 will surely go down in history as the late Amjad Sabri performed for one last time.
The qawwal legend, who was shot dead in Karachi in June, shared the stage with the living legend Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to perform the soulful rendition of Amir Khusro's divine kalaam Rang.
Amjad Sabri's Coke Studio debut: The legendary qawwal's parting gift
Originally performed by maestros Ghulam Farid Sabri with Nusrat Fateh Ali, the duo took us soul-stirring journey with their powerpacked vocals.
Amjad Sabri shot dead in Karach
Rahat managed to woo us with his singing prowess as usual, but it was Sabri who pulled on our heartstrings.
AR Rahman reacts to Amjad Sabri's killing
Fans outpoured their emotions on Twitter as the former took the stage for his parting gift.
Tears, goosebumps and joy.... Here's what they have to say about Sabri's unforgettable performance.
Brilliant Rang, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan & Amjad Sabri, Season Finale, Coke Studio Season 9 https://t.co/ah2g13O54c— Maleeha Lodhi (@LodhiMaleeha) September 24, 2016
Those who killed Amjad Sabri will 1 day die unnoticed/unsung. Sabri's voice will b heard for generations. Music lives on. Talent never dies. https://t.co/J3VInnOr21— Fifi Haroon (@fifiharoon) September 24, 2016
Just listened to the last song by Amjad Sabri.It made me cry. Sir, you and your voice will live forever.— Sir Saith Abdullah (@SaithAbdullah99) September 23, 2016
Mai to jab dekhun moray sang hai ri maa rang hai ri..— nma (@namaloomafraaad) September 23, 2016
Amazing by Amjad Sabri, You'll Live with us forever sir.
Rest in Peace
#CokeStudio reminding us of da gem v lost so soon.— منزه (@munazzashams) September 23, 2016
Emotions running high listen2 Rang.💔 Thank yu 4 ur last gift u left da world, Amjad Sabri
Listening to Rang Of CokeStudio Finale and trying not to cry.— Malak Sahaab (@zedmalick) September 23, 2016
You will be missed Amjad Sabri.
https://t.co/COoaB4yYx2— Tommy (@TheDesiTommy) September 23, 2016
This makes me happy ❤
And he received love from across the border too.
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