BOLLYWOOD: Amidst rising tension between Pakistan and India, Indian singer/composer Salim Merchant has praised Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali for one of his old Bollywood song ‘Ye Haunsla’.
A local Indian singer Shadaj godkhindi has recreated an instrumental version of ‘Ye Haunsla’ from the movie ‘Dor (2005)’. The song has been sung by Shafqat Amanat Ali and composed by duo Salim-Sulaiman.
Replying to the Shadaj efforts, Salim praised Pakistani singer for singing one of ‘his favorite’ song. “So beautiful! ‘Ye Haunsla’ is my most favourite composition and I love the way Shafqat Amanat sang it,” he wrote on Twitter.
Shafaqat also replied back to the love came his way from across the border and said, “Thank you Bhaijaan Salim Merchant, this song will always be close to my heart. What a beautiful composition, it’s really your masterpiece”.
Thank you Bhaijaan @salim_merchant this song will always be close to my heart.. what a beautiful composition… it’s really your masterpiece…
— Shafqat Amanat Ali (@ShafqatAmanatA) September 15, 2019
Bhaijaan 🙏 you’re very kind! https://t.co/kkZZvIhnmv
— salim merchant (@salim_merchant) September 16, 2019