KARACHI – Strings, Pakistan’s internationally acclaimed pop rock band and the king of the music industry, is ready to once again overwhelm its audience with their latest musical contribution for the cause of the Special Olympics Pakistan.
Bilal Maqsood and Faisal Kapadia have come together with SOP to support their cause and are releasing their new music video on 30th March, 2019, featuring all the precious athletes from the Pakistani team who have recently returned from the Special Olympics World Games.
The song is a humble contribution of the band to the society to promote the welfare of its citizens with special needs, and to endorse inclusivity in different walks of life for them. The hypnotizing lyrics of the song have been written by the legendary Anwar Maqsood, while the most talented Sarwat Gilani has produced it, this being her very first special Olympic anthem. The enthralling video, directed by Umer Adil from Hot Water Bottle Films, is bound to strike an emotional chord within its viewers.
This is not the first time Strings has made an effort to use their music for a social cause. With their hit songs like ‘Main Toh Dekhunga’ and ‘Hai Koi Hum Jesa,’ they have always managed to motivate their fans to bring about a change.
The children from SOP have been ecstatic about being presented with Strings in their music video. These children participated in the Special Olympics World Games, held in March 2019, where they competed with 195 countries, against almost 7,500 athletes and have successfully brought back 65 medals to Pakistan.
“It has been a pleasure working with SOP. These beautiful children are so inspiring and deserve so much more in life. It is an honor for us to be a part of this cause,” the band members of Strings have reportedly said.
Strings are acclaimed for their rhythm and melodies, poetic songs written by Anwar Maqsood and Bilal Maqsood who also composes, plays guitar and occasionally sings. He has been writing lyrics for the band since its re-formation, with Kapadia the lead vocalist. The band has sold over 25 million albums worldwide.