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News |  01 Feb 2016 18:06 |  By RnMTeam

Atif Aslam and Coke Studio - a match in heaven?

MUMBAI: The true beauty of music lies in connecting with people and Coke Studio does that, and how! Singers like Atif Aslam act as an added bonus to the supremacy and popularity that Coke Studio has managed to create over the years.

The undeniable responsibility of musicians is to reach out to their audiences, and there are a few names we could think of who do justice to their art. Undoubtedly, Aslam has ensured his collaborations with Coke Studio aren't easily forgotten. Aslam, along with other artists, has made it possibleto wrap emotions in words with the help of music in the show.

Coke Studio in Pakistan first premiered in the year 2008 and was produced by Rohail Hyatt until season 6 and is now produced by the Pakistani band Strings. Since its inception, the experimentation with music, genres and/or styles has defined Coke Studio.

Music understands no boundaries. However, connecting with the languages involved in India and Pakistan, the concept's popularity crossed all expectations once Indian YouTubers discovered it. Audiences from both sides eagerly await the musical series. When the hunger to whet musical appetitearises, fans of the show revisit some of the best compositions created inside the 'Studio'.

Let us look out some of the soul-stirring compositions on Coke Studio featuring Atif Aslam.

'Wasta Pyar Da' Season 2

Creating a lovely tangle of different styles of music, Aslam beautifully fusions 'Billie Jeans' by Michael Jackson as a tribute to the late singer.

'Mai Nai Main' Season 2

Pain is something that we cannot wrap in words but music, and Aslam nails the emotion with this emotional performance.

'Charkha Nolakha' Season 5

Aslam along with Pakistani singer Qayaas recreated the magic with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's song 'Charkha'.

'Rabba Sacheya' Season 5

We know good music when we hear it. This one is it, inspired from the poem of the famous poet, Faiz Ahmed Faiz'.

'Channa' Season 6

Without any second thoughts, this mystical composition gives one goose bumps, and as a bonus, the female vocals are the icing on the cake.

'Tajdar-e-Haram' Season 8

'Qismat mein meri chain se jeena likh de

Doobe naa kabhi mera safeena likh de'

A song one can listen to, irrespective of the time and mood. A tribute to 'Sabri Brothers', the famous Sufi Qawwali Party of Pakistan by Aslam.

'Kadi Aao Ni' Season 8

A gorgeous collaboration of Pakistani and Rajasthani cultures, the lyrics of this song makes it even more beautiful. The music has been composed by Strings along with Aslam and Mai Dhai is indeed a masterpiece one can listen to.