The Independence Day soundtrack

Adil Moosajee likes “Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan” because he used to sing it while he was at school.


August 14, 2010

Adil Moosajee

Entrepreneur - Ego

Song: “Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan” by Shahnaz Begum

Why: “Because we used to sing it while I was at school.”

Ahsan Bari

Musician - Taal Karisma

Song: “Yeh Watan Tumhara Hai” by Mehdi Hassan.

Why: “It’s a very emotional song. The lyrics and melody are very strong.”

Shehzad Roy

Musician

Song: “Laga Reh”

Why: “This is my song, which relates to the current situation in the country.”

Deepak Perwani

Designer

Song: “Ae Watan Ke Sajeelay Jawano” by Madam Noor Jehan.

Why: “It’s a very beautiful song.”

Jimmy Engineer

Artist

Song: “Hum Zinda Qaum Hain”

Why:  “The tune is good. There is a lot of feeling in this song - because we are not one in reality. On ethnic and linguistic lines we are not one.”

Sonya Battla

Designer

Song: “Dil Dil Pakistan” by Vital Signs

Why: “I grew up listening to it as a teenager.”

Maheen Khan

Designer

Song: “Dil Dil Pakistan” by Vital Signs

Why: “Because I love Pakistan and all things Pakistani.”

Maheen Kardar

Designer

Song: “Dil Dil Pakistan”

Why: “It appeals to every generation and ages, it is simple and nobody could have done it better than Vital Signs.”

Sanam Agha

Designer

Songs: “Dil Dil Pakistan” by Vital Signs and “Jeevay Pakistan” by Shahnaz Begum

Why: “’Dil Dil Pakistan’ is the one song whose words I can remember since I was a child, and I like ‘Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan’ because I love Shahnaz Begum’s voice.”

Zhalay Sarhadi

Model

Song: “Jazba-e-Junoon”

Why: “It’s a motivational song. One needs to be motivated to do something positive, that’s what the message of the song is all about.”

Published in The Express Tribune, August 14th, 2010.

COMMENTS (2)

Nida | 10 years ago | Reply It's a beautiful song!!
Soha | 10 years ago | Reply This was so silly! Why not call the piece Dil Dil Pakistan still rule celebrity 'dils'? No one cares!
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