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Amjad Sabri’s Take on Atif Aslam ‘Tajdar-E-Haram’ The first episode of Coke Studio season 8 featured Atif Aslam ‘revitalize Tajdar- e Haram’ the qawwali of famous classical 'Sabri brothers'. The track has racked up over 2.5 million plays across different internet platforms within days. Even, the original owner of the track Amjad Sabri loved the revitalized version of his famous song. According to local media reports Amjad said, “I really like how the music was arranged. Atif didn’t do badly. I wish he could have worked on his diction a little more,” he maintained, adding that spinning around the original poetry was also not one of the best ideas.Amjad was of the view that there is no harm in changing any form of classical music particularly qawwali, according to modern needs, as long as the essence remains untouched. He also mentioned that Coke Studio authorities took permission from him to reprise the original track unlike Indian filmmaker ...

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Who should play Mahesh Babu’s role in Srimanthudu remake? Mahesh Babu could have easily made a big splash in Bollywood Industry, with the remake as his debut. But, he himself has refused to play the same role in the remake.Mahesh Babu is an Indian film actor and producer known for his work mainly in Telugu cinema. He owns the production house G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. Mahesh Babu faced the camera at the age of four as a child artist in 1979's Needa. ...

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Long-awaited Justin Bieber album out in November NEW YORK: Pop star Justin Bieber will release his latest album in November, after a three-year gap in which he has been better known for his personal troubles than his tunes.Tidal, the streaming service led by rap mogul Jay-Z, tweeted Wednesday that the new album -- Bieber's fourth -- will be out on November 13, confirming an earlier report on industry news site Hits Daily Double.The former teen idol has not revealed a release date ...

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Indian Singer Sukhbir Singh Detained In Pakistan Indian bhangra singer Sukhbir Singh was arrested at the hands of custom authorities at the ‘Allama Iqbal International Airport’ Lahore, after he was found to be carrying USD 27,000, in excess of permissible limits.According to local media reports, Sukhbir was set to board flight PK-203 to Dubai but was found to have been carrying $ 27,000, during the luggage screening, after which the custom authorities barred him from boarding the plane.Pakistani custom authorities detained him ...

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Adnan Sami Takes a Dig at Pakistan Pakistani born singer Adnan Sami has been granted permission to stay in India for indefinite period. However, 46-year-old singer is under the impression that Pakistanis are not very happy about his stay in India and they are burning his effigies. According to Indian media reports, Adnan Sami said in a statement, “I’m very thankful to the Indian ­government for considering my plea. But I’m waiting for the day the government grants me ­citizenship of this ...