On Sunday night, Pakistani singer Bilal Khan, best known for his song ‘Bachana’ (or save me in English) took on a stage in London to do a special fundraising concert with the proceedings going towards Edhi Foundation.
Bilal has always had a close personal history with the organization. He was there to perform a few concerts in order to raise funds for the Edhi Foundation.
I have always supported Edhi [Foundation] in my personal capacity and I am inspired by the work that they do.”
I was here to perform a few concerts and the opportunity to do a fundraiser concert for Edhi organization came up. I had to do it as for me helping an organization like Edhi with whatever little I can with my music is extremely important,”
Bilal Khan Rose To Fame Through His Song Bachana
Bilal started singing when he was still studying in LUMS university. His first song made huge waves in the Pakistani music industry. The song ‘Bachana’ bagged him 2 Hum awards and a session in Coke Studio, Pakistan’s premium music show.
His other songs include ‘Larho Mujhay’ which is popularly used in every Imran Khan’s jalsa. Few others include ”Taaray”, ‘Tou Kia Hua’, ‘Dekha na tha’ and Mata e Jaan.
According to him, he was able to raise as many as £2000 from the event.
This was an official Edhi backed concert. People from Edhi organization were there themselves and all the money went straight to them
Bilal Khan also revealed that this was one of his best performances to date. The crowed in London was absolutely marvelous.
There were all sorts of people in the audience and not just Pakistanis. I had a fan from South Korea who later messaged us telling us about her great experience at the show”
He recently got international fame when he translated his song ‘Bachana’ into English. You can hear it below: