Popstar, Ali Zafar released a tribute to the celebrated Pakistani mountaineer, Muhammad Ali Sadpara who lost communication with his camp alongside two other mountaineers on February 5 on their expedition while trying to climb K2, the world’s second highest mountain peak at 8611m. Pakistani mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara and two other climbers from Iceland and Chile had been reported missing since. Multiple missions were carried out by the Pak Army, but resulted in utter disappointment as they have had no success in locating Ali Sadpara and his companions. The mission was expedited further where Army helicopters flew as high as 7,000 meters.
Ali Zafar released “Paharon ki Qasam” to pay tribute to the missing mountaineer, initially sung by Kamal Masood. The song is produced by Ali’s production house called Lightingale Records to which Mooroo has lent his video clips.
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) February 17, 2021
The YouTube caption underneath the video said, “No nation can thrive without recognising and celebrating their heroes. Ali 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.”
This is How Twitter Reacted to Ali’s Tribute:
Apprechiate that you mentioned originally Sung by Kamal Mahsud .
It would be nice if you pay tribute to the singer as well as He is also no more with us.
He was a legenday Folk singer from South Waziristan, Known for his Attan Songs
— Hizb Khan Dawar (@drhizbkhan) February 18, 2021
He was a poor guy. With all this mountaineering climbing knowledge, he used to act like a guide. Nobody supported him financially for all his work and titles uptill now. What a tragedy.
I hope his son gets the value his father never got!
— Sadia A. 🇵🇰 (@DrSadiaA) February 17, 2021
Ali Bhai, your painful voice has made me cry 💔
Impatiently waiting for a miracle to happen and hoping to see Ali sadpara back with his family.Our thoughts and prayers are with Ali Sadpara.Come on Ali, your family and the whole nation awaits your return💔
— Aisha_Tehreem🥀 (@ReemKhan_10) February 17, 2021
Tum chalay ao paharon ki qasam
— Mohsin Aamir 💫 (@Mohsinamir10) February 17, 2021
He is never going to come back; RIP #AliSadpara
— DR USMAN 🇵🇰 (@Mian286) February 18, 2021
Most of the heros in Pakistan are unsung until they die… Wondering when this culture would come to an end and we'll start recognising their achievements while they live & enjoy the due appreciation…
— SALAR🇵🇰 (@zubandaraz) February 17, 2021
@AliZafarsays what a wonderful tribute to #Ali_sadpara, that is the thing which we want from you.
You are the real star and that's why we love more. 😍
And again thnx for the tribute for honorable person /Pride of Nation#Ali_sadpara 💫😇
— M.D_17_😎 (@MDOfficial17) February 17, 2021
The Nation Prays for National Mountain Climbing Hero Muhammad Ali Sadpara’s Safe Return after he Went Missing on his Ascent to K2. Read the full story here:
Who was Muhammad Ali Sadpara?
Renowned mountain climber from Sadpara Village, Skardu born in 1976, Muhammad Ali Sadpara is the only Pakistani to have climbed eight of the world’s 14 highest mountains. He made the first-ever winter ascent of the world’s ninth highest peak, Nanga Parbat. In his career, he climbed four eight-thousanders in a calendar year. He has a distinction of raising the Pakistan flag on eight high-altitude peaks.
Notable achievements of Ali Sadpara are Gasherbrum II in 2006, Nanga Parbat four-time (2008, 2009, 2016 – First winter ascent – and 2017), GI in 2010, Broad Peak Fore summit in 2012, Broad Peak in 2017, K2 in 2018, and Lhotse Makalu and Manaslu in 2019.
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