Abdul Gaffur Chilasi is a famous singer from Chilas Diamer. Chilasi people are very emotional & simple in living style, Chilasi men love to dance and sing on a unique chilasi rhythm. Chilasi pronoun Shina in a different style as compare to other regions of Shinaki speakers in Gilgit Baltistan.
Shina language is spoken by a plurality of people in Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan.The valleys in which it is spoken include Astore, Chilas, Dareil, Tangeer, Gilgit, Ghizer, and a few parts of Baltistan and Kohistan. It is also spoken in Gurez, Drass, Kargil, Karkit Badgam and Ladakh valleys of Jammu and Kashmir. Many Shina speakers are also found in Pakistan's major urban centers of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Abbottabad, Hyderabad and Karachi.