A recent video of two Kashmiri musicians doing a rendition of Pakistan’s National on traditional instruments has spread across the internet like fire.
The video was first shared through Whatsapp groups and was later brought to the internet by the Facebook page ‘Culture de Kashmir’.
It shows two young Kashmiri musicians performing the National Anthem of Pakistan on traditional instruments Santoor and Rabab.
The two Kashmiris are Umar Majeed, 18 years old and Zubair Ahmed, 22 years old.
When the video first appeared on Facebook, it was viewed over 62000 times and so far has reached millions of views. And if you haven’t heard it yet, now is the time to listen to this brilliant rendition of the Pakistani National Anthem.
One of the core reasons the video went viral because of the very melodious nature of the national anthem.
Speaking to the press, Umer Majeed said that there was no special motivation behind doing the National Anthem. He believes music is free and has no boundaries.
Umar played the Santoor while Zubair accompanied him on the rabab.
The Pakistani National Anthem was written by Hafeez Jullundhri and the composition was done by Ahmad G Chagla in 1949.
This isn’t the first time the national anthem has been remixed, here are some other versions of the anthem you should check out.