Chakiwara to Saeedabad: Karachi’s story in six songs

Chakiwara to Saeedabad: Karachi’s story in six songs | SAMAA




Artwork: Samaa Digital/Screenshot from Chakiwara track

A jug with a scorching pink lid rests on the desk. Little darkish inexperienced teapots distinction with bushes painted sea-green on the wall. In the foreground, the person sings, “Come let’s go to Chakiwara”.

Our hearts are exhausted from battle

And we’ve got overcome the flames of disunity

Our blood is identical color

Why, then, ought to we struggle

And hearken to the sounds of music right here

Football, boxing stay in our hearts

Come, let’s go to Chakiwara

Chakiwara is a neighbourhood in Karachi’s Lyari, and it’s the mission of Braadri Broadcast to deliver its language, color and music to the display. And not simply Chakiwara’s, however Karachi’s numerous linguistic and ethnic teams.

Braadri Broadcast produces unique music and poetry items carried out stay by folks artists from numerous ethnicities in Pakistan.

Producer Hamza Jafri has mentioned that they may produce six
songs to pay ode to 6 languages spoken in several components of the town. The areas
are Chakiwara, Saeedabad, Nayaabad Lyari, Shireen Jinah Colony, Paposh Nagar
and Pehelwan Goth.

He informed Samaa Digital that the venture is meant at selling
unity and peace between linguistic teams.

Shireen Jinnah Colony will get a Pushto track, Urdu Qawwali for
Paposh Nagar, Punjabi and Pushto for Pehelwan Goth, and Lyari Nayabad may have
Sindhi and Kacchi.

Uptil now, Chakiwara has been launched in Balochi and Saeedabad Ki Sada in Urdu. Others might be launched within the coming days.

In the movies, widespread individuals go on about their lives, flipping malpuras, and fixing bikes. The artists work their magic on folks musical devices, and vocalists sing about their love for his or her lands. 

Chakiwara has been sung by Sohail Baloch, Babar Ali, Adil Baloch and Asim Baloch.

Saeedabad Ki Sada has been sung by Syed Asad Ali.

Volume 1 of the published included music from 10 regional
languages and included artists from throughout Pakistan.

These included Sindhi, Balochi, Pushto, Punjabi, Seraiki,
Marwari, Shia, Hindko and Urdu.

 

 

 

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