Zeb, Haniya pay tribute to Lahore victims in music video


WEB DESK: Gaining fame from Pakistan’s Coke Studio, Zeb and Haniya have done some amazing songs.From their originals to covers, the duo has always been appreciated for their work. Now, recently they have sung another song for the victims of Lahore blast that took lives of 72 including women and children on March 27.

The duo introduced the music video on their official Facebook page. The song is called, Dadra.The duo explained,“It’s a song conceived as a lullaby to the nation and a video as an exploration of Lahore’s past, present and future.”

They added: “This is for both Lahore and Pakistan, for resilience amidst the darkest of times.”

Directed by Umar Riaz, and written by Zehra Nigah, Dadra starts off with the hopeful words “The sun will rise. And tomorrow there will be light. And this world quiet and sleeping, will surely come alight.”

The song starts off in a haunting, and almost anxious tone, but gradually as the lyrics “the sun will rise. And tomorrow there will be light” repeat, the tone of the song gains confidence and the words fill with determination.

As the video progresses, the sun rises on the beautiful city – a literal affirmation of the lyrics.

See the song for yourself:

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