Brooklyn based Pakistani singer Arooj Aftab made all Pakistani’s proud when she won her first prestigious Grammy award for her song Mohabbat in the best global performance category.
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Taking to Twitter,Hum Kahan KesachayThay star Mahira Khan expressed how ‘proud’ she is of Aftab and wrote, “Shine on you crazy star.”
So so proud! Shine on you crazy star @arooj_aftab ✨🇵🇰🕊 https://t.co/Dgn4rZ5RY6
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) April 3, 2022
Actor and producer Adnan Siddique termed Aftab’s win as ‘wonderful news’. “The entire world is recognising our country’s talent. Congratulations. Proud moment for all Pakistanis.” he wrote.
Such a wonderful news for the industry. @arooj_aftab proves her mettle. The entire world is recognising our country’s talent. Congratulations. Proud moment for all Pakistanis #GrammyAwards pic.twitter.com/k8Uz8FQdXQ
— Adnan Siddiqui (@adnanactor) April 4, 2022
Singer HadiqaKiani also penned her beautiful thoughts, and said “In this chaotic world, I’m very happy to wake up to the most beautiful news. Arooj Aftab has won her first Grammy. So proud of you. Keep making us proud you rock star.”
In this chaotic world, I’m very happy to wake up to the most beautiful news, @arooj_aftab has won her first Grammy 🥺🥰 so proud of you. Keep making us proud you rock star!
— Hadiqa Kiani (@Hadiqa_Kiani) April 4, 2022
Music producer Rohail Hyatt also congratulated Aftab
Congratulations @arooj_aftab. You have made us all proud. More power to you 😊🙏🏻#AroojAftab #GrammyAwards
— Rohail Hyatt (@rohailhyatt) April 4, 2022
‘May you keep shining’, wrote singer and actor Ali Zafar
Wow ! This is amazing. @arooj_aftab Having witnessed your journey since back in the day, your perseverance and pursuit for knowledge in your field gives us great joy and a sense of pride. May you keep shining. Bohat si duyaayein.
The news we should see all over national media. https://t.co/w5AlDKDmq8
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) April 3, 2022
Designer HSY called this news ‘Fantastic’
Let’s checkout how Twitter celebrated Arooj Aftab’s win!
Only two Pakistanis ever got nominated for a Grammy, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Arooj Aftab.
Only one of them won a grammy,
Arooj Aftab isnt the first pakistani woman to win, she is the ONLY pakistani to win a grammy
So proud of her ❤️
— Asha (@Shagublah) April 4, 2022
big grammy win for american asian singer arooj aftab, who sings here AND there as well, yeah
— wel jorjor (@sadzzilla) April 3, 2022
How fitting that on a day that a bunch of old men worked a Sunday to bury our country, it is a young woman that rises and helps us believe we can all heal (& fly)
Thank you @arooj_aftab #GRAMMYs pic.twitter.com/ZNNafHROep
— Mosharraf Zaidi (@mosharrafzaidi) April 3, 2022
YAY! Congrats to the super-talented @arooj_aftab – the first Pakistani woman to win a Grammy!! So well-deserved!! 👏🏽👏🏽@RecordingAcad https://t.co/pnxN3e8yzc
— misbah (@MizNaQ) April 4, 2022
arooj aftab got pakistan a grammy i think she should be prime minister now
— mahad (@torphor) April 3, 2022
Arooj Aftab won. DAMN IT SHE WON A GRAMMY.
— Fareeha (@SabMayaHai_) April 4, 2022