Pakistani artist Abrar-ul-Haq is the voice behind several famous Punjabi songs. A person from the 1990s would remember his every song by heart. He made his debut in 1995 and is famous as the “King of Pakistani Pop” ever since. His hits include ‘Nach Punjaban,’ ‘Preeto,’ and ‘Kuriyan Lahore Diya.’
The Indian film industry is notorious for plagiarising the songs of Pakistani vocalists and failing to properly acknowledge them. There are many reports of Bollywood plagiarising Pakistani content. Hadiqa Kiyani keeps talking about this persisting issue. Her songs were used without permission multiple times.
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Furthermore, the filmmaker denied the allegation. As per the production company’s statement, they own the copyrights. Karan, however, dutifully acknowledges his tune to our desi Punjabi musician after the fear of facing legal action. The song’s cover now shows Abrar’s name.