LAHORE - Taher Shah’s latest track ‘Farishta’ caused such a social media frenzy that #TaherShah hashtag was trending on Twitter in Pakistan amid the coronavirus lockdown. Thousands of posts have been posted since the song Farishta was released.
Days after dropping his new single ‘Farishta’, the singer shared the philosophy behind his song. Taking to Twitter, the singer posted a note and said: “The philosophy of song ‘Farishta is that children are like angels. Angels are scared so we can righteously equate them with angels. If we embellish our children today they will make us proud in the future.”
“It is due to them that life is beautiful and lovely. The song’s exclusive message is that an innocent child can change the world with just one cute smile which can bring peace in the world,” the note read.
He ended the note saying: “With being certain that my admirers across the world will like ‘Farishta song’ video and with me disseminate the message of love and peace in the entire world because there is a ‘Farista’ (angel) in the shape of a child. With this assured that ‘Farishta’ song will fulfil my admirers demand about ‘Angel’ song Urdu track. Hence ‘Farishta song video is the gift for my admirers.”
Shah, the popular Pakistani singer and music producer. His best-known songs are “Eye to Eye” and “Angel”. He has a huge fan following and has been described as Pakistan’s most instant internet celebrity. In 2016, his new video for the song ‘Mankind's Angel’ was released, causing what the BBC described as ‘social media frenzy’.
In December 2016, it was announced that Taher Shah had left Pakistan after receiving death threats. Now the singer has released his latest video song ‘Farishta’ which has been a hot topic not only on Twitter but other social media forums too.
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Pakistani rupee advanced its winning momentum against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market amid strong economic cues.
On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro moves down to 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED also moved down to 77.45 whereas the Saudi Riyal drops to 75.82.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||359.4||360.05|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.38||36.48|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
The price of gold fell by thousands of rupees as precious metal lost shine despite an upward trend in the international market.
On Saturday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,300 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,300.
Meanwhile, single tola of 22 Karat gold costs Rs199,190, 21 karat rate costs Rs190,138 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,975.
Globally, gold prices hover at around $2072, gaining $32 on Saturday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Karachi||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Quetta||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Attock||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Multan||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|