Famed Pakistani singer Ali Zafar shared his rendition of British singer’s John Lennon’s famous song ‘Imagine’ by making some changes to the lyrics as per contemporary trends on social media.
Zafar, turned to social media to present the tweaked lines of the iconic song has bagged fans’ accolades for highlighting the growing obsession of the generation with social media.
“Imagine there’s no twitter… Imagine there’s no cellphone… Nothing to hold or look at while your parents talk to you, Imagine all the people living in the real world”, read the lyrics of the rendition that portray the growing obsession of the youth with social media.
While lending his voice to the 1970’s masterpiece, the 39-year-old singer also posted the video on Twitter. He wrote:
“‘Imagine’ by John Lennon, one of my fav songs, tweaked a bit as per contemporary social media trends. Hope you like it @johnlennon wherever you are,” he said, adding that: “Yo! don’t delete my account after this @Twitter.”
‘Imagine’ by John Lennon, one of my fav songs, tweaked a bit as per contemporary social media trends. Hope you like it @johnlennon wherever you are 😇. Yo! don’t delete my account after this @Twitter 😎 #freespeech #twitter #instagram #socialmedia #JohnLennon pic.twitter.com/2kyGSDjEz0
As soon as the post appeared on social media, netizens praised Teefa in Trouble actor for promoting the thoughts of legendary British singer and peace activist who lent his voice the original version of the song.
One of the fans of the singer wrote,“Imagine if we all regained the art of a simple conversation”, while another one said, “Imagine a world where you are free to imagine. Decoding: no social media to hijack our imagination.”