Pakistanis on social media were delighted on Sunday when Hollywood actress Jada Pinkett Smith showed appreciation for Pakistani living legends Abida Parveen and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in an Instagram post.
The starlet posted Chaap Tilak, a collaborative song by Abida and Rahat in Coke Studio season seven in 2014. The song is penned by Amir Khusro.
“Abida Parveen and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan are two of my favourite vocalist of Sufi music. This song is called Chaap Tilak and you can go on YouTube to check out the lyrics. They are beautiful,” she posted.
Her fans were captivated by the song. A user wrote, OMG … so beautiful, I don’t even know what they are saying yet I feel so emotional. Thank you for sharing.”
Another wrote, “wow this is amazing. I’m so thankful that you posted this. Such an uplifting gift to my soul.”