Today we have a very talented person with us on MuzEnt. So, here we are going to share the exclusive interview of Tahir Abbas with loyal readers of our blogs.
Read Tahir Abbas Interview
Q: How the Idea of Funk Folk did came to your mind?
Ans: Punjabi language is disowned by the government of Pakistan as well as by the government of Punjab in west Punjab since the partition of United India. The language is stigmatised systematically and will die sooner than later from Pakistan. It’s almost two hundred years now that this ancient language is waiting for it’s basic right. Thats why i released funk folk to attract youth towards punjabi music.
Q: Where did you grow up?
Ans: I grew up in Luddan , A small town near Vehari Punjab.
Q: Tell us about your educational Background?
Ans: I have done Masters in Philosophy.
Q: Who helped you the most while you were producing funk folk?
Ans: Sofia Nazir as she is my business partner.
Q: Is Pakistani music industry a stable industry? If not? What can be done to improve it?
Ans: It’s actually not a stable industry the only thing that will help this industry to acquire stability is the projection of young and new talent. A real support is required from Government as well as Media.
Q: What’s your own favorite song from your Album?
Ans: All songs of this album are my favourite songs.
Q: Why did you decide to portray saraiki culture and not any other?
Ans: Basically it was Punjabi saraiki mix album . As I belong to Punjab and again i feel Punjabi and Saraiki is disowned by Government and Media . I find it as my moral responsibility to promote my mother language.
Q: What do you like doing in your spare time?
A: Research regarding music is my favourite activity because I take my passion as a full-time job.
Q: Who is your celebrity crush?
A: Disha Patani
Q: Are you single?
A: No i am singer :p
Q: How would someone get your special attention?
A: Only high intelligence and creativity would help someone to get my special attention.
Q: What has been your best/worst date?
A: Didn’t remember any.
Q: Would you date a fan?
A: Yeah but it depends on circumstances.
Q: What would you change your name to?
A: I love my name therefore this kind of ideas never came to my mind.
Q: What’s your biggest pet peeve?
A: When people try to pose something that they are actually not.
Q: What’s your annoying habit?
A: I always want silence around me which sometimes annoy others.
Q: Do you get used to being a celebrity?
Q: Who is your inspiration?
A: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Allah Ditta Lone Wala, Mansoor Malangi.
Q: Do you speak any other languages?
A: I can speak Urdu , Punjabi, Pashto , Sindhi , Saraiki and English and can also speak lil bit Wakhi and Burushaski.
Q: Where would you like to visit?
Q: If you weren’t famous, what would you be up to right now?
A: Struggling Artist.
Q: Who is the messiest person you know?
Ans: It’s actually Me.
Q: What’s the most interesting thing you’ve read or seen this week?
Ans: Selection of some coke studio singers Is the most interesting thing for me these days.
Q: What would you like remembered about you?
A: My Voice and my love for music.
Q: What is one message you would give to your fans?
A: I would like to say to my fans that thank you so much for your love and support uptill now. You made me what i dreamt of and i know that you guys will keep on supporting me . To my young fellows please dare to dream.