Tiktok makes this old city brat famous

SRINAGAR, JULY 25:  Tiktok seems to have revolutionised the life of a young turk living in Srinagar’s old city. Meet Basit Ali Rajput, is on cloud nine- thanks to his mercerising poetry and tiktok that broadcasted his feelings to the world.

Basit’s life changed a year ago when he started writing poetry and making poetry videos on TikTok to which he got positive response. His videos were widely shared in India and Pakistan. Since then, Basit continues to write poetry, making videos and now he is trending on social media mostly Instagram and TikTok.

Basit was motivated by his friends and his fans to learn singing and make it a career option.

Inspired by Parvaaz Muhammad Muneem, Basit recently came out  with his first song “Haqeeqat” which is getting a positive response from all across.  The songs, says Basit, is based on his own life. 

He dedicates his success to his fans and said that he may had given up if the video that he posted on TikTok had not gone viral. “I tried to express a tragedy of my life, pain and sorrows through my poetry and it’s all because of it that people recognise me now. I dedicate my success to my fans who gave me so much love and it’s all because of their good wishes that keeps me going amid uncertainties and hardships,” says Basit. (PTK)

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