The music video went viral on social media and has received positive reviews.
— Nazu (@nazuksuratehaal) June 15, 2015
#AikThaBadshah on repeat, just love this song. Thanks for uploading @patarimusic1
— RobotMare (@RobotMare) June 15, 2015
— MomoTheGoon (@momo_alam) June 15, 2015
The album named Begum Gul Bakaoli Sarfarosh is set to be released in September this year.
Noori member Ali Hamza, speaking at the launching ceremony, stated that “Aik Tha Badshah” was released as the first single as it was different than the other tracks in the upcoming album.
Director of the music video Mandana Zaidi said that it circles around themes such as corruption, revolution and labour.
The title of the album is about a woman migrates to Pakistan at the time of Partition thinking that the situation will be fine but is not.