Coke Studio Pakistan released the trailer of their latest season with Faiz Ahmed. The video featured all the artists that will be a part of the show this year. However the limelight was stolen by two transgender singers Naghma and Lucky.
On Sunday, the show dropped a small video of their opening performance celebrating unity in diversity with a vision “One Nation, One Spirit, One Sound”.
Watch the video here.
‘One Nation, One Spirit, One Sound” – celebrating unity in diversity!
Coke Studio proudly presents: a song FOR the people of Pakistan, BY the people of Pakistan!’#HumDekhenge #WeAreOne #CokeStudio11@mzohaibkazi @hamzasays https://t.co/Bo3fJmrLeM
— Coke Studio (@cokestudio) July 22, 2018
As soon as the video was out people were thrilled that the LGBTQ community will get an opportunity to be represented on such a big platform. People started lauding the efforts of the coke studio.
— Maria Lakhpat (@iLakhpat) July 23, 2018
Not only has Coke studio introduced transgenders this season, they have carefully selected them to sing the khalq-e- khuda (Jo mai bhi hun aur tum bhi ho) line, sending a very clear message to a lot of us who treat them differently. pic.twitter.com/hOJkJNtEud
— nma (@namaloomafraaad) July 22, 2018
Brands like Coke Studio recognizing the importance of inclusion and presenting a season that features two transgender women? Wholesome. #CokeStudio11
— meem (@meemelif) July 22, 2018
— Sameer_Sajid (@SameerSajid18) July 22, 2018