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Channels refuse to play Laal’s “too anti-army” song


Editor’s note: Laal is amongst very few honest and bold voices in Pakistan who are equally critical of Pakistan’s almighty military establishment and their jihad enterprise (Taliban, LeT, SSP etc). We express our full support to Laal’s contribution to Pakistani society and music, and condemn those channels which refused to play “jhoot ka uncha sar” by describing it “too anti army”. (AN)

Channels Refuse to Play “Jhoot ka uncha sar”. They say “it is too anti-army”

We have it on good insider authority that channels are refusing to play Laal’s new song Jhoot Ka Uncha Sar because they consider the content to be controversial, meaning it is “too anti-army”.

Just Today  a live show was requested off screen to play “Jhoot Ka Uncha Sar” among the Laal videos being played, since it was a new video by the hugely popular group.  The request was denied  point blank:

 “it cannot be played because it is too controversial”.

On inquiring as to what was controversial about it, the following response was provided

 it is “too anti-army“.

The only channel that has in fact played it is AAG TV. All the other channels have not played it (even though they regularly play other Laal videos. 

Zia may be long dead but we are still living with his suffocating anti-cultural bias.

Zeher phail gaya hai… (The poison has spread)

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  • I once participated in an anti-Taliban rally by Laal. What a pleasant change from Ali Azmat and Junaid Jamshed type apologists.

    Love you, Laal

  • Amazing how the channels’ othter so-called parody shows like Geo’s Hum Sab Umeed Say Hein outrightly poke insults at politicians and US but never at the sacred cows (Army, Mullahs).

    This is a fantastic song and video. But it is just too close to reality which our channels make sure to hide.

    How come shows are never deemed too anti-Zardari or anti-Nawaz?

  • zardari or nawaz or any other politician are people not institutes, plus they can choose to flee whenever they wish….

  • and its really nice to see a little anti army GT on Pakistan’s defense day… i bet most of u don’t even live in Pakistan.

  • May 16, 2011

    The Kakul Syndrome

    (for the silent revolution in Pakistan)

    By Habib Sulemani

    God Almighty! Generals fake
    They’ve put country at stake
    Generals mean personal gain
    The armed forces’re in pain!

    Generals’re bloody fool
    Take a bath an’ be cool!

    Military men’re public servants
    Not masters from the heavens!
    But they’re arrogant an’ cruel
    Don’t care for common people

    Generals’re bloody fool
    Take a bath an’ be cool!

    You own huge firms an’ agriland
    Turning country into terrorland!
    No-one among you bothers at all
    Where the terrified people stand!

    Suffering from the Kakul Syndrome
    You’re always out—even if at home
    By providing terrorists sanctuary
    You’ve failed to protect country

    Still you behave like intellectuals
    Not men behind petty squabbles!
    You’ve lost every single battle
    Yet foolishly believe: you rattle!

    Generals’re bloody fool
    Take a bath an’ be cool!

    After failure on geographical borders
    You champion ideological frontiers
    It’s easy to fight on ambiguous front
    Cos you like a lavish bedroom stint!

    Using a pawn religious leader
    Or an ISI-paid TV anchor
    You can make storm in teacup
    Change system—down to up!

    The generals’ve taken refuge
    In ideological war an’ abuse!
    Don’t try to fool world anymore!
    Don’t you see outside an uproar?

    Generals’re bloody fool
    Take a bath an’ be cool!

    See the writing on the wall
    Only you’re sick not we all
    The military is vanguard
    Of a scary fanatic world!
    The nation wants to know your aim
    You’ve multiplied the double game!

    You’re soldiers or businessmen?
    Playing tricks on the politician!
    You didn’t defend country borders
    With broken oath, you’re traitors!

    There is no escape from the law
    Dug earth with your filthy paw!
    You can’t deceive the tax payers
    God has heard people’s prayers!

    You’ve lied to the nation
    Not once, again an’ again
    You’ve neither mind nor a soul
    An’ you’re always playing foul!

    Generals’re bloody fool
    Take a bath an’ be cool!

    It’s time to take a dose of wisdom!
    Stop violation of our basic freedom
    Respect democracy at home
    Or face the doom an’ gloom!

  • Good, not long before they were marching with the Jihadis and the lawyers against the democratic government! than they were trying to get rid of the pre capalist sections ruling the society!

  • Mr NP’s ridiculous comments have many inaccuracies. First in 1965 Indian main attck was in Sialkot sector with an aim to reach GT Road. They could not even reach anywhere near the aim. At the end of this battle , Indian Armed division was lying ineffective near Chawinda in half destroyed shape. Effectively, Pak Army had defeated the Indian plan. Thus the battle was won. So Army lost every battle is inaccurate. Answer this and then I will come to the next one. Overall an overcritical and ridiculous comments

  • Major General Bilal Umar had a choice not to enter Parade Lane mosque during terrorist attack. He chose to enter and grabbed a terrorist despite being unarmed. He embraced Shahadat when another terrorist shot him from close range. This example nullifies the first few lines of the poem.How would the writer answer this? How would mr NP answer this?

  • pakistani T.V channels have refused to play this video because they know it is just a propaganda against army and country … how patriot pakistanis can accept such a negative propaganda based on deception against pak army who have always sacrificed their lives for the safety of pakistan tell me how…. ???

  • sorry but being a pakistani i can not accept / tolerate such song which misleads pakistani people …. i grade this song as a pathetic song

  • Bravo to see our Youth is that intelligent to sort out the intrigues against Pakistan and its Army.
    How Patriot or lets say Mature is this channel who airs such stuff which are only coloured to bluff the ignorants.