It was the year 2002 when Atif Aslam was all over the media because of his song Aadat. From that day on we witnessed his name splattered across billboards, articles, magazines, forums and what not!
Even though he started his career with Goher Mumtaz from Jal the band but that song was a hit and everyone went crazy over Atif and his powerful singing.
Things didn’t quite work out for both Atif and Goher Mumtaz and the result was the end of Jal until Farhan Saeed joined Goher. It was a fairy tale ride for the singer, from Lahore, as his album Jal Pari was a super hit in the country and soon he was knocking the doors of Bollywood. Atif went on and worked even harder and soon became an international star!
People were now waiting to see the star on the most watched live musical show, Coke Studio, and it was the year 2009 when Atif finally decided to make an appearance in second season of the show.
The ninth season of the Pakistan music television series, Coke Studio, is now being aired on different channels and it’s a huge hit! This show has given us a lot of beautiful performances from many legends of Pakistan’s music industry. But while we are enjoying these performances, everyone is secretly hoping that Atif will miraculously take back his decision of not performing in the 9th season of Coke Studio.
Here are a few reasons why people think that Atif Aslam is still the king of Coke Studio:
1: Atif’s Tajdar-e-Haram is the most watched Coke Studio song ever. The number of views on this song are as high as 37,435,561.
Note: YouTube was banned in Pakistan when this song was aired on Pakistan.
2: The poetry of Faiz Ahmed Faiz was introduced to the Coke Studio as well as to the music industry by this talented singer, when he performed his version of Rabba Sacheya.
3: Even the singer Gul Panrra was surprised and got excited to know that she was to sing a song along with Atif Aslam! The song Man Aamadeh Am was a big hit as well.
4: Folk singer, Mai Dhai, gave her performance with Atif. This song was another major hit from the star. And it was another badge to his tally on performing with the legends of the country.
5: Atif even paid a tribute to the King of Pop, Micheal Jackson. With Micheal’s death still fresh in the minds, the star gave his fans a best way to remember Jackson.
The fans of Atif Aslam believe that he will make a come back to the Coke Studio and they hope to see their beloved star performing alongside Abida Parveen and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.