Arif Lohar is a Pakistani Punjabi folk singer. He normally sings accompanied by a native musical instrument resembling tongs and his folk music represents the tradition of folk heritage of Punjab.
After a gap of five years, renowned folk singer, Arif Lohar will be making a comeback to the local film scene. He will be playing a disciple of Sufi saint Waris Shah in an upcoming project.
Arif Lohar said that he is mostly known for singing but he has made a major contribution to the film industry of Pakistan as well, he has done about 45 films and he last appeared in Syed Noor’s Jugni, which became very popular.
He further mentioned that it is an honour for him to promote the message of someone like Waris Shah through his Work. Firstly he did it through music and now with the help of this film.
He had to take a step back from his career due to personal crisis. He was also waiting for the entertainment industry to get back on its track. He said that now is a great time to make new film, he foresees a bright future for the industry of Pakistan.
Unfortunately he couldn’t reveal too much about his role or the film as the producers had to keep the details secret, but he assured that the film will be worth our time and money.