Ab Khud Kuch Karna Paray Ga

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"Ab Khud Kuch Karna Paray Ga"
Single by Strings and Atif Aslam
Released July 16, 2010
Format CD
Compact Cassette
Recorded 2010
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:55 (single)
4:03 (video)
Label 2 Republic Music Group
Writer(s) Bilal Maqsood
Producer(s) Bilal Maqsood
Strings and Atif Aslam singles chronology
"Ab Khud Kuch Karna Paray Ga"
"Mein Tou Dekhoonga"

Ab Khud Kuch Karna Paray Ga (Urdu: اب خود کچھ کرنا پڑے گا, literal English translation: "Now we have to do something ourselves") is a single from the Pakistani pop rock band Strings featuring former Jal vocalist Atif Aslam, released on July 16, 2010 by 2 Republic Music Group.[1] The song is written and produced by Bilal Maqsood.

Music video[edit]

The video starts off showing several clips of violence going on and then as the music starts several camera shots of Strings band members, Faisal Kapadia and Bilal Maqsood are shown along with Atif Aslam. Later on, Faisal and Atif are shown singing the song along with several clips of violence and corruption happening in Pakistan. Bilal is playing the guitar along with numerous camera shots showing Faisal and Atif singing the song. In the middle of the video, many shots are shown of violence, corrupt leaders and the band along with Atif are shown several times. Then the band and Atif Aslam are shown at the top a building singing the song. At the end, a child with a lightened candle is shown as a sign of hope and at the very end Pakistan's flag is shown.

The music video is directed by Jamshed Mehmood (Jami) and is produced by azadfilms co.

Track listing[edit]

Ab Khud Kuch Karna Paray Ga

All songs written and composed by Strings

No. Title Length
1. "Ab Khud Kuch Karna Paray Ga"   3:55
2. "Ab Khud Kuch Karna Paray Ga" (Video) 4:03


[citation needed]

Chart Peak
Pakistani Singles Chart 1


  1. ^ Music as a sign of the times, Retrieved on March 28, 2011

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