Finally, the new season of Coke Studio has been shot and completed at Studio 146 in the Korangi Industrial Area, Karachi. The Coke Studio Season 5 is expected to be on air in May 2012. The sneak peek teaser for the show might air in April or at the start of May.
There has been much speculation amongst the fans and in the media as to who will feature in the new season, with a lot of fans expressing their choices on the Coke Studio’s Official Facebook Fan Page. It will feature such Pakistani singing stars as Atif Aslam, Bilal Khan, Hadiqa Kiani, Meesha Shafi, Bohemia and Uzair Jaswal.
As with every Coke Studio Season, this time as well the Coke Studio Season 5 was being awaited by the Pakistani music fans eagerly. Their wait is over now, because they will get a real musical treat from their favourite singers. There will be sufi and rock music just as before both fused and pure in their styles.
Even the singers cannot hold their excitement back. Bohemia and Uzair Jaswal tweeted this:
“Recently, I am done with the Coke Studio and my fans will soon see me on their TV screens performing there in Coke Studio. I hope my fans would really like my performance there”. He is hopeful about his involvement with the Coke Studio Season 5 and said:
“I promise that this year’s going to be even bigger and better; there are a lot more music coming your way.”
The video producer of the show, Adnan Malik said:
“Season 5 of Coke Studio is in the can! Beautiful sights and sounds this summer.”
Even one of the backing-vocalists of the musical series, Zoe Viccaji, has said:
“This is going to be the mother of all seasons!”
So with such promises and excitement from the people involved to bring us the show, fans can be sure they will really enjoy the season. To make Season 5 as fans want it to be, they have included Hadiqa Kiani too who has not been on the show before.
John Louis Pinto II, who is famously known as Gumby, was replaced for this Season of the Coke Studio with Overload’s Farhad Humayun. Meesha Shafi is also expected to be part of the season in one of the episodes.
Stay tuned to this blog for more Coke Studio updates.
Update: Universal Promo of CS 5 has just been released. Click here to watch Coke Studio Season 5 Promo