The song Khotay da putar from the movie Donkey King, Pakistan’s highest grossing animated film, has crossed a million views on YouTube.
The song features the vocals and musical composition of popular Pakistani singer and songwriter Asrar, and is a tribute to all father-son relationships. It was released a day prior to Father’s Day as a bonus track.
Khotay da putar has been composed by Majid Raza and Asrar himself, while the lyrics have been penned by Asrar and director Aziz Jindani.
Earlier, commenting on the film’s success, Aziz had said, “Donkey King continues to rule the hearts and minds of Pakistani audiences long after its 25 week run in the cinemas. Mangu is undoubtedly the most loved Pakistani animated character and you can expect a lot more from him in future.”
Donkey King hit theaters in October 2018 and featured voice-overs by Jan Rambo, Ismail Tara, Hina Dilpazeer, Ghulam Mohiuddin and Javed Sheikh. The animated film ruled the box office, grossing over Rs 24.75 crores in a period of 25 weeks. And now with the bonus track crossing a million views, it seems like the Donkey King fever is far from over!
Do check out the song and let us know what you think: