QUETTA: A 12-year-old Baloch girl from Quetta, Urooj Fatima, marked her debut with the classical Balochi song ‘Laila o’ Laila’ alongside versatile singer Ali Zafar.
Urooj Fatima’s recent duet with the seasoned singer acquaints the listener with the culture and beauty of Pakistan’s southwestern province.
Being a fan of the ‘Teefa in Trouble’ star, Urooj Fatima had expressed her desire to work with Zafar.
Today marks the debut of a very talented young singer. The 12 year old @UroojFatima88 from the beautiful Balochistan. Watch this to understand that boy or girl, why you should always follow your heart and dreams . #LailaOLaila #bts #Lightingalestudios #Balochistan #Folk pic.twitter.com/anZ8dsG4ET
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) 11 October 2019
Her dream turned into reality with the rendition of the famous Balochi folk song.
Urooj Fatima is also UNICEF’s teenage champion and the organisation had shared her aspirations to be a professional singer.
Unable to contain her excitement about working with the singer, the teenage girl took to Twitter and wrote: “Can’t wait More be ready on Friday Laila o Laila song with @AliZafarsays M very Happy thanks Ali Bhai for ur support and love. You are an inspiration for me.”
The singer also posted on Twitter, lauding the talented girl from Balochistan.