Coke Studio season 11 marked a strong return with its opening track: a rendition of Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s poem, Hum Dekhenge. The song – well, more of a ballad – revealed over 70 artists from various parts, culture, religions of Pakistan.
While Coke Studio season 10 failed to impress, this year’s artists lineup definitely impressed us. With a whole list of firsts, this season features two trans women, Pakistani-American EDM duo Krewella, some underground bands and whatnot.
Twitterati had a lot to say about the artistsreveal and we’ve handpicked ones we found best!
Strong, diverse representation from across the country.
Coke Studio Season 11 looks promising!! Diversity at its best- emerging bands and singers and not the same old faces singing songs over and over again. But this Season is special for a reason as it is going to bring Transgenders to our screens. Simply Wow! #CokeStudio11
— Aneeqa♔ (@shimmerxglimmer) July 23, 2018
— Maham. (@Mahamiee) July 23, 2018
The apt song choice:
Also there couldn't be a better choice for a promo song than this legendary peom by Faiz!
"Hum dekhain gay"#CokeStudio11
— Rabia (@asdfgh21_) July 22, 2018
Anyone still voting for political parties this year?
I'm gonna vote for #CokeStudio11 this time!
— Fatima (@notfattty) July 22, 2018
The social media users then shared light-hearted thoughts:
After last year’s snafu, this is all of us tbh:
— Shivam Vij (@DilliDurAst) July 22, 2018
All of our childhood!!
Abrar ul Haq and Jawad Ahmed are back in #Cokestudio11, what are they trying to bring back? MY CHILDHOOD???
— haider (@ZuHaider) July 22, 2018
When ur matric result is out
Rishtay Dar :
— Nabeel Chaudhry (@chaudhry_nabeel) July 22, 2018
We laughed a bit too loud at this:
— Mark ZingerBurger (@FBkaBaap) July 22, 2018
Others, however, were anxiously looking forward to the Yakeen Ka Safar actor’s performance:
— ηooʀ (@_noor_x3) July 22, 2018
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