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Must watch: This Pakistani band sings about why their nation is 'so emotional'

Vineeta Kumar | Updated on: 14 August 2015, 19:27 IST

"Avain ankh bhar ati hai, meri kaum badi jazbati hai"

(Can cry without any reason, my nation is just full of emotion)

These are the repeating vocals of a song crooned by a popular Pakistani rock band called Beygairat Brigade (Shameless Brigade). The band is popular for making music videos mocking the Pakistani army and the nation's political structure.

This time, with Ali Aftab Saeed as its lead vocalist, the band has taken a dig at the Pakistan-nation at large. At least, that's what it seems like from Jazbati, the new video.

The close to two-and-a-half-minute video shows Saeed recording the song in a studio. As the song progresses, one hears Saeed sing about how 'his' nation does damage to itself by trying to be close to USA and also by being the self-acclaimed guardians of Islam.

The lyrics go like:

"Je Bharat ne hamla kita, fauj te atom bomb chale-si...

Israel da naam na le si, CIA di aisi-taisi..."

Is tarah ki baatein kar ke, apna dil behlati hai

("If India attacks us, we'll pour an atom bomb there. Don't even utter Israel's name, we'll set the CIA off." My nation says these things in order to distract itself from the reality)

Well, what else? Just check out the video.

Earlier, the band came up with a music video Aalu Andey, that lampooned Pakistani leaders like Ashfaq Kayani, Zia-ul-Haq, Nawaz Sharif and Imran Khan.

First published: 14 August 2015, 14:10 IST
 
Vineeta Kumar @VineetaKumar_09

Vineeta brings Bollywood fun and intricate showbiz details to Catch/Speed News. She has worked with IndiaTV, Zee News, and is here to provide Catch readers with the best of 'quality entertainment'. A Delhi girl, Vineeta pursued BMMMC from I P College for Women, Delhi University, and craves to know more all the time. When she is not indulging in a serious cinematic discussion over a film she just watched, Vineeta is either reading a fantasy book or polishing her artistic skills.

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