Pakistani guitarist Bilal Maqsood has expressed happiness as famous Pakistani singer Alamgir recently praised him.
The Mera Bichraa Yaar singer took to Instagram and shared an emotional message of Alamgir praising him in a ceremony. “Alamgir saying that he’s “passing the baton” to me defines my existence. He’s the one who sowed the seed of pop music in Pakistan”.
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He concluded the by saying: “It puts immense pressure on me but simultaneously makes my future journey equally exciting and challenging. Thank you Alamgir sb. Thank you for all the music you’ve given us. Thank you for shaam se pehlay, khayaal rakhna, dekh tera kia, albela rahi, soona soona jeevan, dekha natha, mein ne tumhari gagar se. You will forever remain my idol❤️🙏🏽 #alamgir @napa.karachi.”
As per the post, Bilal is happy how Alamgir has passed his baton to him. For Bilal Maqsood, it’s quite an honour for him. According to the singer, Alamgir is the one who sowed the seed of pop music in Pakistan.
Alamgir Haq, usually referred to as just Alamgir, is a renowned singer-songwriter, guitarist, and one of the pioneers of pop music in the country. He is popularly known as Baba-e-Pop which translates to “Founder of Pop” music in Pakistan. His style of singing is inspired by playback singer Ahmed Rushdi and Elvis Presley.