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Umair Jaswal Faces Backlash for ‘Sammi Meri Waar’ Pakistani singer Umair Jaswal made an impact with his tunes in Season 5 and 6 of Coke Studio Pakistan. He returns on Coke Studio Season 8, alongside Quratulain Balouch (QB), complementing one another in a folk tune. The song became a massive hit, but he recently revealed that he received several hate mails after the song ‘Sammi Meri Waar’.According to local media report, he said, “I have received a lot of hate mail from people, which at times has been really offensive and negative, but I chose not to retaliate”. Jaswal explained that like all renowned rock musicians, such as AC/DC and Chris Cornell, he too enjoys putting on a show. “The reason why it all felt so out of place was maybe because I was moving like anything and QB stood still. There was a huge contrast there,” he joked.The singer further explained that he could have stayed in ...

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Asha Bhosle Ranks Pakistan Above India Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle is one of the best-known and highly regarded Hindi playback singers in India. She has sung over 12,000 songs she started her career in 1943 and has spanned over six decades. According to local media report Bhosle said, “Today, good lyrics and wordings only come out of Pakistan. People really know their Urdu there. Even though in India, there are many who know Urdu, they don’t write it well”.While Bhosle has ...

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Indian music director Aadesh Shrivastava passed away Indian music director, Aadesh Shrivastava, lost the battle of his life just after the very next day of his 49th birthday. According to Pinkvilla report, he was admitted to Kokilabehen Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai and over the last few weeks, he battled cancer. He was terminally ill and was not responding to chemotherapy. This was the third time his cancer relapsed. The doctors tried alternate theory but a day after his birthday, Aadesh left ...

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Justin Bieber breaks first-week Spotify record NEW YORK: Justin Bieber on Thursday broke the record for biggest first week on streaming service Spotify, proving the pop star's enduring popularity despite his slew of controversies.The 21-year-old Canadian singer's "What Do You Mean?", a song about indecision set over a mellow dance-club beat, has been streamed more than 21 million times globally since its release on August 28, Spotify said.The Swedish streaming leader said that the figure, which looked at only the first ...

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Indian Singer in Critical Condition, Doctors Lose Hope Bollywood music composer Aadesh Shrivastava battling hard against cancer and his entire family is hoping and praying for his life. According to NDTV, Aadesh’s brother-in-law and composer Lalit Pandit, from the Jatin-Lalit duo, said, “Aadesh is in hospital for the last 41 days. His cancer has relapsed. It is growing at a rapid stage. He is right now in critical condition, he is serious. The injections of new technology that were brought from America have ...