KARACHI: Coke Studio has announced that its first episode will be aired on the 11th of October and it will be featuring Atif Aslam, who has impressed fans and critics alike with his performance of Tajdar-e-Haram and Jal Pari/Tu Mera Dil in previous seasons of the show.
Atif Aslam would open the first episode of Coke Studio season 12 with ‘Wohi Khuda Hai,’ this Friday.
According to the official press release of the Coke Studio, this hamd, ‘Wohi Khuda Hai’ has been penned by Muzaffar Warsi and the lyrics of Wohi Khuda Hai are a praise of God. This hamd was originally made iconic by Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and is considered as national favourite.
Speaking about his professional achievements, Atif Aslam stated that he still doesn’t think that he has made it. He said “When I started, for the first few years, I used to think, with fame and money, I’d made it. But after that I asked myself, ‘What have you made? This is all material that you have.’ After that, the real search started. That is when the fun started. Even today, I am caught in that search. I will keep at it, always,” he says, according to the press release.
Other artists to be featured in the show include Abrar-ul-Haq, Fariha Pervaiz, Zoe Viccaji, Umair Jaswal, Fareed Ayaz & Abu Muhammad, Sanam Marvi, Aima Baig, Ali Sethi and many others.
Atif Aslam said in BTS that this hamd is recited by heart. He further dedicated this hamd “wohi Khuda hai” to his son and wants his son to understand this hamd and find his own journey. Atif Aslam also said that he wants his son to find God in his own ways.