The Ko Ko Korina ‘Massacre’: Most Disliked Song in Coke Studio History

The Coke Studio rendition of the iconic Ko Ko Korina performed by Momina Mustehsan and Ahad Raza Mir was released on 19th October and has since sparked a fire in the hearts of many. This was Ahad’s debut onto the music scene. Coke Studio’s Ko Ko Korina is the most disliked  to date with over twice the number of dislikes than likes.

This Coke Studio version as a whole has received mixed reactions – some good but mostly quite bad. Ko Ko Korina is a classic hit from the 60’s by the legendary Ahmed Rushdi and is considered by many to basically be Pakistan’s second national anthem. Heavy scrutiny was to be expected from audiences when the original holds such a special place in the hearts of many. Twitterati popularised the tag ‘#KoKoKorinaMassacre in response to the remake.

Shireen Mazari and Momina Mustehsan Feud:

Conflicts of opinion on this rendition have seemingly split the country in two while also bringing together people from all walks of life to express their take. This remake pitted the two unlikeliest of opponents against each other – Momina Mustehsan and Minister of Human Rights Shireen Mazari.

It started with the Minister tweeting:

Momina Mustehsan then tweeted her rebuttal:

The two then went back and forth with Shireen Mazari retorting:

Mustehsan then fired off in a series of tweets:

Why did she have to bring Uncle Ben into this though?
Mazari responded:

Film analyst Mahwash Ajaz then got involved with her tweet addressing Momina:

Momina responded:

Mazari then had the final word with her tweet:

It seemed to have ended there however it drew in responses from various other notable personalities as well. Former Director General of Radio Pakistan, Murtaza Solangi tweeted:

To this, Senator Sherry Rehman responded:

Sajjal Aly And HSY Defend Ko Ko Korina:

In response to all the hate directed towards the Coke Studio remake, Sajjal Aly posted this on social media:

Hassan Sheheryar A.K.A HSY gave his two cents on the matter with the tweet:


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