The new season of Coke Studio Pakistan will be featuring transgender singers for the first time. The singers Naghma and Lucky can be seen in the latest promo which is based on the poem ‘Hum Dekhenge’ by Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Also Read - Faiz Ahmed Faiz Was Enemy of Pakistan, BJP Painted Him Anti-Indian: Sanjay Raut
This season Coke Studio decided to keep the theme of the show as ‘One Nation, One Spirit, One Sound – celebrating unity in diversity’. This theme is in line with being inclusive of all kinds of people and will be featuring transgender performers for the first time. Also Read - Pak Poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz's Daughter Alleges Ban From Entry Into Media Summit in New Delhi
The globally appreciated show Coke studio is popular for its melodies and featuring renowned singers. Noted performers like Abida Parveen, Ali Sethi and Momima Mustehasan will be performing on this show. Also Read - Here's All You Need To Know About Pakistani Actress And Singer, Meesha Shafi, Who Accused Ali Zafar Of Sexual Harassment
This can be seen as a big boost to the LGBTQ community especially coming from an otherwise conservative state.
Check out the promo:
A lot of people lauded this move and appreciated Coke Studio to put art before gender bias.
Coke studio is one of the most popular musical shows of Pakistan and it has been on since 2008. it features established artists that perform live studio-recorded music.