Coke Studio Season 8 Lineup REVEALED
The lineup of Coke Studio Season 8, which is being produced by Strings, and is expected to go on-air from August this year, has been revealed by the Express Tribune. In a story, the newspaper claimed that Pakistani music icons, such as Ali Zafar, Atif Aslam, Ali Azmat Umair Jaswal and Arif Lohar, will be making their comeback. The eigth edition will also mark the debut of veteran singer Ali Haidar, Ghazak maestro Ustad Hamid Ali Khan, and folk singer Mai Dhai.
It has been revealed that Ali Haider will collaborate with Season 7 back vocalist, Sara Raza, for a duet of his song Jiye Kare, contrary to the expectations, he won’t be sining his signature tracks Purani Jeans and Qarar. Sara Raza will also e doing another duet with Ali Zafar.
Ali Azmat is going to sing Rangeela, a production by String while Umair Jaswal, the lead vocalist of Qayaas will be making his comeback with Quratulain Baloch to sing “Sammi Meri Waar.” Meekal Hassan, Mai Dhai and Mulazim, are also expected to be featured in Coke Studio season 8.
This year, Asim Azhar and Sur Kshetra winner Nabeel Shaukat Ali will be getting their big debut.
– Atif Aslam
– Ali Zafar
– Mekaal Hasan Band
– Ali Azmat
– Quratulain Balouch (QB)
– Umair Jaswal
– Ali Haider
– Asim Azhar
– Nabeel Shaukat Ali
– Ustad Nafees Ahmed Khan
– Ustad Hamid Ali Khan
– Mai Dhai
– Arif Lohar
– Ali Azmat: Rangeela
– Ali Haider and Sara Raza: Jiya Kare
– Ali Zafar and Sara Haider: Ae Dil Kissi Ki Yaad Mein
– Arif Lohar: Rang Jindri
– Nabeel Shaukat Ali: Bewajah
– Umair Jaswal and QB: Sammi Meri Waar
– Hamid Ali Khan: Piya Dekhan Ko