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


Song: “Laga Reh”

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

Deepak Perwani


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

Why: “It’s a very beautiful song.”

Jimmy Engineer


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


Song: “Dil Dil Pakistan” by Vital Signs

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

Maheen Khan


Song: “Dil Dil Pakistan” by Vital Signs

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

Maheen Kardar


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


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


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.


Nida | 12 years ago | Reply It's a beautiful song!!
Soha | 12 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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