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Coke Studio Season 12: Exciting News for the Waiting Fans

Coke Studio Season 12 Release Date, Artists Lineup and More!

Good news folks! We finally have the Coke Studio Season 12 release date! The Coke Studio Pakistan is praised locally and internationally for producing stellar music. Over the course of 11 seasons, this show has given us some memorable renditions of legendary songs and some great new compositions.

Here’s is everything we know about Coke Studio Season 12;

Rohail Hyatt Returns to Coke Studio Pakistan

Coke Studio rose to fame due to the efforts of Rohail Hyatt. He is a Pakistani record producer, keyboardist, and composer. He was also one of the founders and music composers to the popular 90’s band Vital Signs. In 2008 he founded Coke Studio Pakistan. However, he left after Season 6. Strings, Ali Hamza and Zohaib Kazi tried unsuccessfully to fill the big shoes left by Rohail Hyatt. Now there is some good news for the Coke Studio fans. Rohail Hyatt is returning for the Coke Studio Season 12!

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Rohail Hyatt Returns to Coke Studio Pakistan

Coke Studio Season 12 Release Date

The promos have already hit the official Facebook and Youtube page of Coke Studio. The first episode is just around the corner. The season starts airing on Friday, 11th October. The songs would be available on all social media sites. And will be aired on prominent TV channels.

Coke Studio Season 12 Lineup

Rohail Hyatt made some very brilliant music in the past. He worked with both the popular singers and some underground bands. He is keeping the same format this season. The Coke Studio Season 12 lineup includes some major names from the industry and some lesser-known gems. Here’s the complete lineup for the Coke Studio Season 12:

Coke Studio Veterans:

  • Abrar-ul-Haq
  • Aima Baig
  • Ali Sethi
  • Atif Aslam
  • Fareed Ayaz and Abu Muhammad
  • Hadiqa Kiani
  • Fariha Pervez
  • Quratulain Baloch
  • Rahat Fatah Ali Khan
  • Rachel Viccaji
  • Sahir Ali Bagga
  • Sanam Marvi
  • Shuja Haider
  • Umair Jaswal
  • Zeb Bangash

Newbies to Look Forward To:

  • Banur’s Band
  • Barkat Jamal Fakir Troupe
  • Harsakhiyan
  • Kashif Din
  • Nimra Rafiq
  • Shahab Hussain
  • Shamali

Atif Aslam is Back and Momina Mustehsan is Out!

Since the news of Coke Studi Season 12 began to surface, there were a lot of rumors Atif Aslam would play a pivotal role this season. In the past, Atif Aslam and Rohail Hyatt gave us some amazing pieces we still love to play on those long drives. Jal Pari, Charka Nolakha, Kinara, Mai ni Main and several more. However, his appearances became quite less in the past few seasons. Coke Studio and Atif Aslam go together like Coke and Fast Food. We are loving the fact Atif Aslam is in the Coke Studio Season 12 lineup.

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Atif Aslam in Coke Studio

Another great news for the fans of Rohail Hyatt’s Coke Studio. Names like Momina Mustehsan, Asim Azhar, and actors-turned singers, are visibly absent from the Coke Studio Season 12 lineup. They are popular singers, without a doubt. But people have accused them of being “Parchis”. And that they do not belong to the legendary music show. The fans of show lashed out when Mehvish Hayat, Ahad Raza Mir, and other actors were added to the Coke Studio lineup while popular underground bands and singers were ignored. Who can forget the Ko Ko Korina disaster of last year’s Coke Studio?

We can’t be happier Coke Studio is on its way back to its legendary status. There are some authentic and inspiring musicians this year. Here’s to hoping Coke Studio Season 12 will live up to the expectations of fans!

Coke Studio Season 12 Promo

Unlike the past several seasons, the official promo of Coke Studio Season 12 does not feature this year’s Coke Studio lineup singing together. The promo of Season 12 features artists talking about what music means to them. It has an old-school feel to it and it is amazing. Take a look at the Coke Studio Season 12 promo below:

Coke Studio Season 12 Promo

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