The sounds of Kolachi along with Ali Gul Pir went to the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar recently to give a symbolic reply of peace and tolerance to the extremists and terrorists after the suicide bombing attack there.
The Express Tribune got into touch with Ahsan Bari, the Music Director at Sounds of Kolachi who had to say:
“Such is the magic of Lal’s teachings that every singer in the country has to sing Dama Dam Mast Qalandar during a concert to captivate the audience.”
Last week, two dahamaals took place at Lal’s shrine. One was the usual one by the locals and the visitors and one by Bari’s band.
“I visited Qalandar’s shrine a year ago and was actually overpowered by the aura I experienced there. I could only wonder that if Lal has this much power today then what would have been the scenario when he was alive and met the people in person,” expressed the musician.
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