Ali Zafar's Pashto song 'Larsha Pekhawar' trends number 1 on YouTube

Ali Zafar's Pashto song 'Larsha Pekhawar' trends number 1 on YouTube

The song, featuring Gul Panra and Fortitude Pukhtoon Core, celebrates the "vibrant culture, values and bravery" of the Pashtuns.
24 Sep, 2021

Singer Ali Zafar's new song 'Larsha Pekhawar' has been a favourite on YouTube since its release on September 22. The song is trending number one on the video streaming website.

The song features Gul Panra and Fortitude Pukhtoon Core alongside Zafar. The music has been composed by Hassan Badshah and the video's direction has been done by Waleed Akram.

According to the music video's description on YouTube, the song is a dedication to "Pashtun brothers and sisters". "A tribute to their vibrant culture, values and most of all bravery," it read. In an earlier video message on Instagram, Zafar had called the song a "humble tribute to a great people with one of the most vibrant, honourable and powerful cultures in the world".

Zafar took to Instagram to thank his followers for making the music video trend number one. "Thank you so much for the love always," he said.

Many listeners appreciated Zafar's tribute to the Pashtun culture in the comment section on YouTube. "Thanks for promoting our culture," a user wrote. "More power to you."

Another user commented on the song being a "refreshing" take on the classic song and lauded the video's inclusion of diverse Pashtun ethnicities present in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

So far the music video has amassed an impressive 1.7 million views in less than 48 hours.


JM Sep 24, 2021 01:03pm
Ali Zafar - You rock bro. Pakistan's gift to the World of music. Great Pashto track.
Tanvir Khan Sep 24, 2021 01:35pm
Wonderful! Ali Zafar is an amazing artist!!!
janjua Sep 24, 2021 01:57pm
Zak Sep 24, 2021 02:18pm
Simply awesome.
Jamil Soomro, New York City Sep 24, 2021 04:25pm
Another captivating hit song in the sweet Pashto Language after the blockbuster Sindhi song Allay Allay by one and only Ali Zafar. Well done.
Yousufzai Sep 24, 2021 06:57pm
Jusr wow! Energizing and refreshing. Pathan revival.
Asim Sep 24, 2021 08:31pm
Heart a touching song sung by beautiful people.
ambreen Sep 25, 2021 09:25am
Zabardast ! Waiting for a Balochi track :)
NYS Sep 25, 2021 12:42pm
Sweet folk
kashif ajaz Sep 25, 2021 04:13pm
Keep doing good work.
Obaid Khan Sep 29, 2021 12:37am
Wow wow wow!