Pakistani social media is filled with lovely comments after learning that there will soon be a Naat by Atif Aslam. The most beloved singer of Pakistani fans has announced to release a Na’at for this year’s Ramadan. Na’at is a form of poetry recited in honor of Prophet Muhammad (SAW), particularly in South Asian cultures. The popular singer posted on Instagram that it will be called Salam-e-Ajizana.
In last year’s Ramadan, Atif was in limelight for reciting 99 Names of Allah in Coke Studio. The video became very popular and fans wanted him to sing more religious hymns in the future. So, here he is again.
Fans Getting Excited for Na’at by Atif Aslam
He touched the hearts of many by singing a Sufi rendition of Sabri brothers’ Qawwali, Tajdar-e-Haram in Coke Studio season 9. The video has more than 300 million views on YouTube. After that, he recreated a famous Hamd by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Wohi Khuda Hai in Coke Studio Season 12, which also brought him a lot of praises. After Atif’s Tajdar-e-Haram, even Bollywood ‘borrowed’ it for the movie Satyameva Jayate. Now a new Na’at by Atif Aslam is making his fans feel prouder. They are saying that they have only one heart, how many times is he going to win it?
Teaser Image Shows Collaboration with Others
One of the teaser images for the Naat by Atif Aslam showed him standing with other renowned artists like Ali Pervez and Nauman Javaid. For Pakistani music fans, it is like a gift watching their favorite singers reciting something religious together.
As it is a holy month, many other singers will join in to produce soulful music. It is because the majority of the Muslim population avoids listening to loud, dance, or sexual music during Ramadan.
New Niche Market for Atif Aslam
He created an entire niche for himself even before the release of Naat by Atif Aslam. There are very few singers who have successfully made a name in both mainstream and religious music. Big Organizers other than Coke Studio also prioritize Atif Aslam as the first choice for singing anything religious. There are many other talented individuals trained in pure Sufi genre, who usually get overlooked due to Atif’s popularity.