Coke Studio has always played a great role in launching, promoting and providing immense fame to Pakistani artists and today no doubt, it has become an idea of its own.
The platform has given many talented local artists a chance to prove themselves on an internationally acclaimed platform.
There are many renowned singers who started their careers from Coke Studio and are now widely recognized and loved by the masses. We have listed here some of the youngsters who have made it big after their performances on this platform.
1 – Momina Mustehsan
Momina Mustehsan became a Pakistani sensation not only in Pakistan but across the border as well.
Not only does she have a beautiful voice, she also holds a degree in engineering. She was launched with Afreen Afreen alongside the legend Ustaad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.
In the same season she performed a beautiful duet with Asim Azhar – Tera Woh Pyaar. Both of her songs are immensely loved by the audience.
2 – Jaswal Brothers
Uzair Jaswal and Umair Jaswal both got their big break through Coke Studio.
Uzair, with his soft melodious voice, won hearts of the people right after his amazing Nindiya Kay Paar and Bolay.
Whereas Umair, became one of the most talked about artists of Season 8 after his Sammi Meri Waar performance. Umair Jaswal will be seen performing a tribute to the legend Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan in the upcoming Season.
We’re definitely looking forward to his hits this time as well.
3 – Zeb and Haniya
A group of cousins from Kohat, Zebunnisa Bangash and Haniya Aslam are recognized for singing melodious songs in Pashto.
They became favorites of the Pakistani audience right after Chup, Paimoona and Bibi Sanam in 2009 and 2010.
4 – Sara Haider
The hardworking lady has proved herself on this platform by giving her best. Starting as a background singer at Coke Studio – now a lead singer – she is highly appreciated for her strong vocals. Ae Dil Kisi Ki Yaad Mein will always be the “most listened to” song of her career!
5 – Viccaji Sisters
Zoe and Rachel started their careers as back vocalists and later got the chance to become lead singers.
Zoe’s Ishq Kinara from Season 6 and Rachel’s Shaman Pai Gaya are breathtakingly amazing. They proved to be one of the most talented girls Coke Studio could ever produce.
6 – Bilal Khan
This young talent was introduced in the industry with his famous hit ‘Bachana’.
His major Coke Studio break was through the song ‘Tou Kia Hua’ which will always be remembered as one of his major hits of all time.
7 – Quratulain Balouch
She debuted at Coke Studio in Season 4, with Jal The Band on ‘Tere Ishq Main’.
Followed by one of her most memorable performances to date, the title song of the drama serial ‘Humsafar’, which took her to the highs of her career. Followed by yet another hit, ‘Sammi Meri Waar’ and since then there has been no turning back.
We are looking forward to seeing her again this season with a couple of songs alongside Farhan Saeed and Arieb Azhar.
8 – Asrar Shah
Asrar has come a long way since his first debut on Coke Studio, ‘Ali Ali’ and ‘Shakar Wadaan Re’.
He is a self-made artist who has come a long way and is also known across the border for his sufi chants and melodic voice. Let’s see what he has to offer next, we can’t wait.
Coke Studio has been an exciting journey of 10 years not only because it gave us numerous songs to listen to and some ever green numbers which will always be a part of our playlist, it has also empowered upcoming as well as established musicians to realize the full potential of their talent, like no other platform ever has done before.
It provided a platform as an opportunity for the youth of Pakistan where they can aspire to showcase their talent by looking at the examples of people of their age group, who became big names of the industry after getting a chance of performing on Coke Studio. Let’s see this Season which of the artists makes make it big!