Ali Zafar ‘Larsha Pekhawar’ Pays Vibrant Tribute To The Pashtun Culture

  • After the huge success of Laila O’ Laila and Allay, Ali Zafar has dropped an electrifying Pashto song Larsha Pekhawar.
  • It has youth icon Gul Panra.
  • Features talented rap trio ‘Fortitude Pukhtoon Core’. 
  • The Channo singer dropped his rendition of one of the oldest and most celebrated Pashto folk tunes.
Larsha Pekhawar: Ali Zafar’s Pashto song is out
Ali Zafar and Gul Panra in a still from Larsha Pekhawar

Ali Zafar has once again come up with his third regional song, this time it’s a Pushto song “Larsha Pekhawar”. Zafar has already sung songs; Laila-o-Laila and Allay in Balochi and Sindhi. The multi talented actor-singer has earlier collaborated with Urooj Fatima, and both these songs were big hits. For Larsha Pekhawar, the singer has collaborated with Gul Panra. Indeed, Larsha Pekhawar is sung in the Pashto language and in the videos, the rich culture of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is depicted. Everyone is wearing Pakhtoon dresses and also dancing in a typical Pakhtoon manner. Zafar and Panra’s singing is impeccable in Larsha Pekhawar. Larsha Pekhawar also featured Fortitude Pukhtoon Core.

Ali Zafar dedicates Larsha Pekhawar to Pakhtun

The acclaimed singer took to Twitter to share the music video, stating, “Dedicated to one of the bravest, greatest and most resilient people – Pashtuns”. In fact, the singer wrote to his twitter “My message for my Pakhtun brothers and sisters,” he said on Twitter. “My humble tribute to a great people with one of the most vibrant, honorable and powerful cultures in the world”.

Ali Zafar | Twitter

Ali’s previous collaboration

Previously, in collaboration with Pakistan Air Force (PAF), the Kill Dill star released a song titled Ura Mein to pay tribute to the armed forces on the occasion of Defence Day, celebrated on September 6 every year.

The singer’s earlier two regional songs, Laila O’ Laila and Allay, have altogether crossed a record 67 million views on YouTube alone. Earlier for the heartfelt tribute to the Sindhi traditions and culture, Allay, featuring rap star Abid Brohi garnered 30 million views on YouTube in just nine months. Zafar’s Balochi duet with 12-year-old child prodigy Urooj Fatima, Laila O Laila, recently crossed 37 million views on YouTube.

Mashfak Qureshi is an entertainment journalist, who brings facts and knowledge in the simplest form and believes in questioning.

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