Atif Aslam pays musical tribute to Lata Mangeshkar at a concert in Dubai, sings Naam Gum Jayega. look


Pakistani singer Atif Aslam has paid tribute to the recently deceased Lata Mangeshkar during one of his recent performances. In the video, shared by several fan accounts on Twitter and Instagram, Atif can be seen on stage as a large image of Lata Mangeshkar is projected onto the screen behind him. The singer then continues to sing the popular Lata Ek Pyaar song Ka Nagma hai, as the audience also joins him in the chorus. The song was sung by Lata and Mukesh for the 1972 film Shor and is one of his most memorable songs in his nearly eight-decade career.

In another clip, Atif can be seen singing another of Lata’s signature songs, Naam Gum jayega. Reports state that the concert took place in Dubai last week.

Fans praised the singer for his tribute to Lata, with many using the hashtag #UnbanAtifAslam referring to Bollywood’s unwritten ban on Pakistani artists, given the strained relationship between India and Pakistan lately.

Atif has sung several songs in Bollywood films starting with the 2005 song Woh Lamhe for Zeher but has not lent his voice to Hindi films in recent years given the reluctance of Bollywood music directors to use songs. Pakistani artists.

Lata died of multiple organ failure on February 6. The legendary singer spent nearly a month in hospital after being diagnosed with Covid-19 and pneumonia.

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Her final rites were performed with full state honors at Shivaji Park, Mumbai. From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, several distinguished guests attended his funeral. A two-day national mourning was observed in his memory.

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