Karachi: Acclaimed Pakistani singer and actor has released a musical tribute “Paharon Ki Qasam” for the legendary mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara, who went missing along with two foreign climbers, John Snorri from Iceland and Juan Pablo Mohr from Chile, during their K2 winter expedition.
As per details, the song 'Paharon Ki Qasam' was originally sung by Kamal Masood. Hence, Ali Zafar's version of the song also features the traditional instruments that were used in the original one.
The Music Video (MV) of the song features a compilation of shots of Sadpara and scenic shots of the mountains. The song has been produced by Zafar’s production house Lightingale Records.
The MV also features a quote by Eleanor Roosevelt, “The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste, experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience”.
The 40-year old, on his YouTube channel said that no nation can thrive without recognizing and celebrating their heroes.
“Sadpara was one such unsung hero who dedicated his entire life and risked it to accomplish unprecedented feats for his country. This is the least I could do: sing for an unsung hero so that he is etched into our memories for as long as there is music,” he added.
Muhammad Ali Sadpara is the only Pakistani who has climbed eight of the world’s fourteen highest mountains, and made the first ever winter ascent of the world’s ninth highest peak, Nanga Parbat.
Moreover, Sadpara and his team had successfully summited the 8,611-metre K2 which is the world’s second-highest mountain on February 05.