Whoops, shots were fired in this leaked video of Ali Azmat talking about young Pakistani Musicians. It seems the rock star has a lot to say about the current music industry and it’s young musicians. Let’s just conclude by saying that he isn’t quite happy with what’s going on.
In the video below, Ali can be clearly heard saying
Aisay hee star koi thora ban jata hai cheekhain maar kay. O bhai ganay bananay partay hain aur phir continuously ganay bananay partay hain
Then he takes on singers who turned actors
Do mahinay ganay nahi banay toh dramay mein aa gaye. Hit ho gaye. Dramay mein hit ho gaye toh star ban gaye
Then he finally takes a jab at Umair Jaswal when the guy sitting next to him brings Sami Meri Vaar which was a huge hit.
Bhai uska apna gana hai? Sami Meri Waar batain mujhay kiska gana hai? Wo aik folk gana hai chalra hai uskay undher branananana (inaudible) ulta ker ke chala dia hai. Samjh nai ayi
Full video appeared on The Express Tribune
Here Are The Top Singers-Turned Actors
Even though Ali Zafar is a multi-talented chap with tons of skills like acting, painting, modeling and what not. He started out as a singer. His debut album was Huqqa Paani which was released in 2003. His most notable acting role was in 2010 where he played a role in the movie Tere Bin Laden.
Junaid Khan started his career as a vocalist for Call the band. After a successful first album he took on various roles in the TV industry and eventually became an actor.
Fawad Khan is widely known for his lead vocals in Entity Paradigm. Fawad has seen major success in his acting career. He has taken roles in Pakistani top dramas and now works mostly in Bollywood movies alongside many big names.
Umair Jaswal started out in the band Silversmoke. He then became the lead vocalist of Qayaas. A rock band that saw a lot of international success. He also received a lot of success through Coke studio’s Sami Meri Vaar. Now he has also turned to acting by taking on roles in the TV Drama Serial Mor Mahal and the upcoming Pakistani Movie Yalgaar.
Even Though Ali Azmat Took A Jab At Singers Turned Actors, He Himself Has Acted
Ali Azmat appeared in the movie Waar where he played the role of a politician. He is also set to appear in Two+Two an action comedy film set to release soon in Pakistan.