Fadia Shaboroz, U.K. based Pakistani, is singing her way to fame and is surely here to stay! A cursory glance at the work of the rising star reveals that the songstress is brimming with immense talent, which has taken her places over the years. From Punjabi to Sufi, Urdu to Hindi, Classical to Pop; there is no musical genre she has not dabbled in!
If you are an ardent fan of watching the golden musical evenings of PTV Virsa: Heritage Revived, you might have spotted the versatile voice of Fadia Shaboroz, turning the atmosphere melodious with her earthy vocals.
From a very young age, she has harbored a love for singing. After kick-starting her professional music career in 2012, she made a splashing feat as she performed at the celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty, the Queen. She represented herself as the first-ever British Artist at the Palace of Westminster in the presence of Lords, MPs and Ministers of Her Majesty’s Government.
However, while living in Manchester, she has been passionately expressing her love for Pakistan. She has made us proud by being a cultural ambassador and reciting the national anthem on Pakistan’s Independence Day at various celebrations and flag-bearing ceremonial events hosted by Pakistan High Officials.
Her musical covers for Sang e Mar Mar’s OST, Teri Galiyaan, and Raksh e Qamar have gained immense popularity on YouTube and even made waves in India.
She has even penned her own tracks ‘Aatish Dil Di’ and ‘Megha Barse’.
She is beyond a cover singer. Fadia is a champion of human rights and has been volunteering actively with different communities and charities in the U.K to work for humanity.
A statue of “Ertugrul Ghazi” has been removed in the Turkish province of Ordu for resembling Turkish actor Engin Altan Düzyatan.
According to international media reports, statues of other Turkish historical figures, including Ertugrul Ghazi, were erected in the Turkish province of Ordu as part of a project, but when a picture of Ertugrul Ghazi’s statue went viral on social media, users identified that the statue resembles actor Engin Altan.
Engin Altan is a Turkish actor who has played the role of Ertugrul Ghazi in the Turkish series “Dirilis: Ertugrul”.At the request of social media users, the administration of the Turkish province of Ordo has removed the statue of Ertugrul Ghazi.
It should be noted that on the instructions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Turkish series ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’ is being aired on state TV channel.
“We were disturbed by the fact that the bust of Ertugrul Gazi resembles Engin Altan Düzyatan, the lead actor in the Resurrection Ertugrul series and the same day the bust in question was removed,” said the municipality in a written statement.
Hadiqa Kiani remade a Turkish song ‘Sen Aglama’ to pay tribute to Drilis: Ertugrul, currently one of the popular drama series in Pakistan.
The remastered version of the song was released on Kiani’s official Youtube channel. Taking to Twitter, the singer shared her feelings after honoring the Turkish drama serial.
“In 2005, I had the honor of singing the Turkish song Sen Algama at the AKM Opera House. Today, I have remastered that song as a tribute to the Ertugrul Ghazi Tv series, Sezen Aksu & to the people of Turkey. May our love and bond be forever strong,” she wrote.
It must be noted here that Drilis: Ertugrul, dubbed in Urdu, aired on Pakistan Television (PTV)’s official Youtube Channel following the special directives from Prime Minister Imran Khan. The drama serial gained immense popularity among the people due to its story revolving around Islamic history.