Music transcends borders despite tense relations between Pakistan and India, and this time, its Bollywood actor Vidya Balan who grooved to a classic Pakistani song.
The Dirty Picture star dropped a hilarious clip on her social media, sharing her ‘little secret’ of cost-cutting in times when people are forced to pay unreasonably high electricity bills.
The clip shared on her official Instagram shows her dancing to Batiyan Bujhai Rakhdi, the classic song of Pakistani singer Shazia Manzoor known for long-standing popularity back at home.
The clip started with a man’s voice asking the reason behind getting little power bill and as the clip progressed, it shows Vidya sharing her moves on ‘Batiyan Bujhai Rakhdi’.
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As fans poured love in the comment section of the Bollywood star, the singer behind the classic masterpiece too praised Vidya for her short performance.
‘Thank you ma’am, I’m also your big fan…I sang this song 20 years back, and I’m feeling so humbled,’ she wrote in the comment section, which has gone viral on social media.
Shazia's ever-green song continues to rule the hearts of music fans, even in India. The song was trending in recent days, and famed Norwegian hip-hop dance crew, The Quick Style, also recreated it.
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Pakistani rupee saw marginal improvement against US dollar as it appreciated in the open bank market.
On Thursday, the US dollar moved up and was being quoted at 285.3 for buying and 288.15 for selling.
Euro moves down to 311 for buying and 314 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 361.5 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.20.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||361.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.63||36.98|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – The gold price continues to climb up in the local market in line of upward trend in international market.
On Thursday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs218,600, and the price for 10-gram gold reached Rs187,420.
Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs200,380, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs191,275 and 18k gold rate hoveres around Rs163,950.
In international market, the price of precious metal hovers around $2,045 per ounce.
|Lahore||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Karachi||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Islamabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Peshawar||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Quetta||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Sialkot||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Attock||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Gujranwala||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Jehlum||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Multan||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Gujrat||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Nawabshah||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Chakwal||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Hyderabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Nowshehra||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Sargodha||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Faisalabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Mirpur||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|