India's Kiran and Nivi Saishankar are the epitome of twin magic. The 21-year-old singers mastered the art of incorporating contemporary American pop with classical Indian music and the internet is obsessed with their creation.
In addition to bringing their melodic harmonies to covers of hits like Pasoori, originally sung by Pakistani singers Ali Sethi and Shae Gill for Coke Studio season 14, the duo also launched their music career with the help of TikTok.
The rendition of the Pakistani smash-hit was uploaded by the sisters on different social media platforms, garnering thousands of views within a day.
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Kiran and Nivi joined TikTok in the middle of 2019, but they didn't introduce their unique talent until November 2020. The duo's first cover was of Royal & the Serpent's "Overwhelmed," brought eight million views on TikTok.
The twins original track "1 Last Bye," was inspired by their cousin who passed away earlier this year. The song is set to release on streaming platforms this fall.
The pair has a whopping 35.5 million likes on TikTok alone. Fans from all over the world especially in India and Pakistan could be counted among their loyal viewers in order to promote brown culture.
Since becoming a favourite among many Bollywood and Lollywood celebrities, Pasoori has garnered attention and recognition on an international level with 300 million views on YouTube and earned the third spot on Spotify's Global Chart.
The Coke Studio 14 hit topped the Spotify Viral 50 chart in India as well.
Pakistani rupee witnessed marginal losses against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market.
On Wednesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.6 for selling and 288.65 for buying purposes.
Euro price stands at 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 360 for buying, and 363 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78.25 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||360||363|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.24||36.59|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – The gold price moved up down in the local market in line with massive increase in international market.
On Wednesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs218,000, and the price for 10-gram gold saw an increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,900.
Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs199,830, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs190,750 and 18k gold rate hoveres around Rs163,500.00.
In international market, the price of precious metal went up by $29 to settle at $2,044 per ounce.
|Lahore||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Karachi||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Islamabad||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Peshawar||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Quetta||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Sialkot||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Attock||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Gujranwala||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Jehlum||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Multan||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Gujrat||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Nawabshah||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Chakwal||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Hyderabad||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Nowshehra||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Sargodha||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Faisalabad||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Mirpur||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|