With the Pakistan Super League (PSL) just around the corner, excitement among Pakistani cricket fans is at an all-time high. Peshawar Zalmi are the first PSL cricket team to release their banger. The team’s anthem will portray Peshawar as a vibrant city of flowers with urban prosperity and development.
The Zalmis unveiled a Met Carnival featuring all of the artists that contributed to this year’s Zalmi Anthem, including Faris Shafi, Abdul Hannan, and Natasha Noori, as well as a slew of other brilliant musicians.
Peshawar Zalmi & @TCLPak present The Met Carnival – A day of festivity, celebration and music featuring the artists of #ZalmiAnthem right before #HBLPSL8 kicks off!
Join us on Saturday 4th Feb at the exclusive Pre-Launch of Zalmi Anthem🎶#Zalmi #YellowStorm #ZKingdom pic.twitter.com/9IzpBkDYYz
— Peshawar Zalmi (@PeshawarZalmi) February 3, 2023
The official Twitter account also announced Shahid Khan, aka “Naughty Boy,” as the anthem’s international music producer. The team’s official account welcomed everyone to the major music reveal on Saturday, February 4th, at Kingswood Gardens in Lahore.
“As Peshawar Zalmi assembles the Yellow Storm for PSL 8, it unveils its Executive Producer for the official anthem — Naughty Boy. Peshawar Zalmi’s anthems are globally anticipated tracks that exhilarate the fans as the PSL draws closer,” Zalmi stated in a press release.
“Featuring the finest celebrities with massive star power and players that the crowd anticipates seeing, Zalmi anthems are power packed with talent. More importantly, as a platform for emerging singers, Zalmi anthems share a deep relationship with its fans.
“Naughty Boy’s presence in the anthem is surely going to be prominent in ensuring fan enjoyment in Peshawar Zalmi’s journey in the PSL 8.”
Proud to collaborate with international music producer @NaughtyBoyMusic as Executive Producer for #ZalmiAnthem 2023🎶
We are excited to provide international exposure to young artists through #Zalmi Anthem🙌@TCLPak #YellowStorm #ZalmiDeluxe #ZKingdom #HBLPSL8 #CityOfFlowers pic.twitter.com/DpE2KaFYBa
— Peshawar Zalmi (@PeshawarZalmi) January 28, 2023
“It is a great platform for new emerging artists filled with talent. I love empowering young homegrown talent here in the UK & having watched their anthems over the years and the global feel they carry, I am not surprised that Zalmi Anthems are globally anticipated music videos,” Naughty Boy was cited by the media as saying.
The eighth edition of PSL will begin from Monday, February 13.