A popular Indian folk song in Marathi language, ‘Sonu Tuza Mazyavar Bharosa Nahi Kay’ has gone viral in Pakistan after a group, Karachi Vynz, parodied it to comment on recent political chaos in the country. The Pakistani group has made the Urdu version of the original song, which talks about former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation. The 58-second song also lauds Sharifs’ political opponent, Imran Khan for pursuing corruption charges against Sharif. The video by Karachi Vynz official has received 309,986 views on youtube.
Earlier, on July 28, Nawaz Sharif had quit as Pakistan PM after the Supreme Court disqualified him as it found him guilty in the Panama Papers Case. Lyrics from the song say,”Immu hame aap pe bharosa sahi thaa” (We had trust on you). Immu, refers to Imran Khan, the former Pakistan cricket captain and now president of the political party Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI).
The band founder Mansoor Qureshi told the BBC that,”We aim to make people happy.” He added that Karachi Vynz was formed with a group of friends in 2014. The group describes themselves as freelance comedians who want to make videos that go viral. “We keep tab on what is happening on social media to get something exciting. We then play with it to make funny, interesting and amusing content for our viewers,” he said, as per BBC.
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The song has already taken the internet by storm. Ajay Kshirsagar, the man behind the creation of this song also called it as “Sonu song”. According to India.com, Ajay came up with this song idea after he received a short clip from his brother on WhatsApp. Meanwhile news agency Reuters reported that Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi began his first full day in office on Wednesday by meeting his ousted former boss Nawaz Sharif, a signal the ex-premier would continue to wield influence after the Supreme Court disqualified him.