Atif Aslam’s much awaited new naat is here, it’s a Ramazan gift and sounds heavenly. Aslam sang the iconic ‘Mustafa Jaan E Rehmat’ — written by Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi and performed by countless people over the years — as part of an ensemble, with the lead vocals overlapping soothing vocal harmonies.
The ensemble features five singers, including lead Aslam and the latest Coke Studio inductee in a lead singing capacity, though a longtime contributor otherwise, Ali Pervez Mehdi. The other singers are Nouman Javed, Ahsan Pervaiz Mehdi and Kumail Jaffery.
Earlier also, Atif Aslam released naat recitations on several occasions, especially in Ramazan. His credit includes great hits like Tajdar-e-Haram and Wohi Khuda Hai for Coke Studio. Last year, it was the 99 names of Allah that he recited for Coke Studio.
Atif Aslam has once again won the hearts of his fans as the video gathered over 433,500 views on YouTube without hours of its release. Meantime, his admirers took to the microblogging website to share gratitude for sharing Durood-e-Salaam video during the fasting month.
Aslam’s focus on reciting religious texts over the last few years has been popular with his fans. He often times his releases with Ramazan. Aslam’s super-hit Coke Studio version of Tajdar-e-Haram has 309 million views on YouTube today. Others include his rendition of the Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan gem Wohi Khuda Hai and recitation of the Asma-ul-Hasna, the 99 names of Allah.