It is a real achievement for any musician to get your songs featured in Hollywood flicks and Atif Aslam made it possible for Pakistanis. Seven(7) songs of Atif Aslam have been added in Hollywood movies. Read the given below list to know about these songs and movies:
Maula is a spiritual song which has been featured in Mexican movie “La Mujer De Mi Hermano”. “Maula” belongs to Atif’s second album Doorie. The song actually featured in the Hindi version of this Mexican movie. The song was selected as the movie’s official soundtrack. La Mujer De Mi Hermano or Spanish Beauty (as named for the Hindi Version) reached second place in Mexican Film festival and gained much popularity in United States.
2. Atif Aslam’s Doorie:
Doorie has also been featured in the same movie “La Mujer De Mi Hermano”, not as a soundtrack but as a background track. It is an achievement for Atif Aslam as he got 2 of his songs featured in a single movie. The film has been directed by Ricardo de Montreuil and the original music of Mexican version was given by Angelo Milli.
3. Atif Aslam’s Aadat in “Man Push Cart”
Aadat is a song which gained enough popularity and turned Pakistan’s music industry upside down. After that several singers tried to adopt Atif Aslam’s style. The song “Aadat” was also featured in the Hollywood Flick “Man Push Cart”. The movie is based on one of the Pakistani Americans who suffered after the 9/11 attack. Aadat was chosen as the movie’s soundtrack.
4. Ehsaas in Man Push Cart:
Ehsaas is another song which was featured in the movie “Man Push Cart”. The interesting thing is that this movie had 2 of Atif’s tracks as background tracks and one as the main official soundtrack. This movie received several awards and gained positive reviews. The movie was also presented in many Film Festivals. This is the first Hollywood movie that featured Atif’s songs directly.
5. Yaqeen in Man Push Cart:
“Yaqeen” is the third song that featured in “Man Push Cart”. Aadat, Ehsaas and Yaqeen belong to Atif Aslam’s debut album “Jalpari”. The album was a huge success and received several nominations, awards and positive reviews. “Yaqeen” is one of the most popular songs of this album.
6. Atif Aslam’s Mori Araj Suno in The Reluctant Fundamentalist:
“Mori Araj Suno” is a song that has been featured in latest Hollywood movie “The Reluctant Fundamentalist”. According to Mira Nair, the director of the movie:
“Atif has sung two Faiz poems for me: Mori araj suno and Bol. My hero Changez (Riz Ahmed) is a young, modern man. Atif‘s voice suited the character. And when I added Peter Gabriel to Faiz’s poetry, our music moved to another sphere”
7. Atif Aslam’s Bol Ke Labb:
“Bol Ke Labb” is another track by Atif Aslam that was played in movie “The Reluctant Fundamentalist”. The movie is expected to be released in the starting of 2013.