The song “One Pound Fish” came as a result of marketing on the fish stall. Shahid Nazir used to work on a stall where everything was sold for one pound each. When he moved to the stall of fish, he created a catchy tune to attract more customers to his stall. This interesting tune of “One Pound Fish” got viral on the internet and got more than one million views in just 24 hours. The song with its video is also raising in the music charts of different channels.
The song is a blend of pop and bhangra style music and the video is quite simple where there are number of dancers in the back while Shahid Nazir himself shows some bhangra moves also showing a bunch of fish to be sold on one pound each.
The song is getting popularity in America too and so far its video has got more than 4.2 million views. After “Gangnum Style”, it is the 2nd most viewed video in the shortest period of time. Shahid Nazir had been rejected in the 1st round of the UK reality show “The X Factor”, but made his way to success by producing a simple fish selling song to attract customers and listeners both.
Shahid Nazir is a father of four and he and his family are extremely happy on his success. They want his song to be a hit on Christmas and wish him best of luck for that. Shahid says that he had never thought that he would get fame this way sometime but now as he has become popular, he is enjoying his success immensely.