Pakistani rock band Strings disbands after 33 years, heartbroken fans say ‘no strings attached’


Pakistani rock band Strings

Should you’re from ’90s and ‘2000s you have to have vibed to the tunes of ‘Ye Hai Meri Kahan’ and Shoot Out At Lokhandwala’s ‘Aakhiri Alvida’. The songs had been from the well-known Pakistani rock band Strings. Now, after a 33-year-long musical partnership, the band introduced its separation by way of social media. The band which is understood for belting out hits songs like “Dhaani” and “Duur” introduced its disbanding on Thursday. The group took to social media saying that the members will share an “inseparable bond”. The band additionally thanked followers for showering love on them over time.

“Hey guys. This put up is a bit totally different from the same old. Now we have determined that at present, 25/03/2021, is the day we graciously get to conclude Strings. The previous 33 years have been unimaginable for each of us,” it learn.

“It’s so uncommon to have the prospect to have the ability to do issues like this and we’re infinitely grateful to all of our followers for making it potential. We hope you discovered it worthwhile as properly. Whereas the band technically might not be collectively anymore, each of us share an inseparable bond that may join us irrespective of the place life takes us. Thanks a lot for the whole lot,” the farewell notice learn.

The information broke many hearts. Ardent followers of the musicians took to social media platforms to share their recollections of the band and expressed how heartbroken they’re. A Twitter person wrote, “Strings has now change into ‘no Strings hooked up’ #StringsForever,” whereas one other mentioned, “Thankyou for making our childhood so great. You may be missed #StringsForever #Strings #StringsBreakUp.” Some additionally mentioned that it’s an finish of an period. Pattern these tweets to see how followers reacted to the information of Strings breaking apart:

Strings was fashioned as a university band by 4 college students — Bilal Maqsood, Faisal Kapadia, Rafiq Wazir and Kareem Bashir Bhoy in 1989. Regardless of two profitable albums ‘Strings I’ (1990) and ‘Strings II’ (1992), the band took a break for eight years. Maqsood and Kapadia then revived the band in 2000 and launched their third album “Duur”, which was an enormous hit.

Strings went on to compose “Hai Koi Hum Jaisa”, Pakistan’s official cricket World Cup music in 2003, earlier than releasing their fourth album ‘Dhaani’ the identical 12 months. In addition they collaborated with Indian band Euphoria for the monitor “Jeet Lo Dil”, the official music for the India-Pakistan cricket sequence in 2004.

The band later lent music to 2 Bollywood movies – “Zinda” (2006) for the music “Yeh Hai Meri Kahani”; and “Aakhri Alvida” for “Shootout at Lokhandwala” (2007).

–with inputs from PTI

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