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Ansoo – documentary on Junaid Jamshed that will bring tears to your eyes

It wouldn’t be a cliché to say Junaid Jamshed’s voice is immortal. The singer-turned-preacher may have quit singing by the time of his death but his fans are far from forgetting the iconic songs he rendered as part of Vital Signs. Hits like Ankhon ko Ankhon Ney and Dil Dil Pakistan will forever rule the hearts of his fans. A documentary titled ‘Ansoo’ based on the life of Junaid Jamshed (JJ) has recently been issued on social media. It has been produced by former Junoon guitarist Salman Ahmad. “Music is the…

So should Junoon band reunite this year? Ali Azmat asks fans

Who can forget Pakistan's biggest rock band, Junoon. The band had fans across Pakistan and none can forget the members Ali Azmat, Salman Ahmed and Brian O'Connell, whose performances mesmerized a whole generation and inspired them to read Sufi poetry and literature. Founded in 1990 by Salman Ahmad, the band was known to many as the “U2 of South Asia”  and blended a powerful, arena rock sound with the epic tranquillity of Sufi Muslim love poetry. The band’s career has spawned numerous hits like Sayonee, Dum Must…

The story behind the Coke Studio version of Junoon’s ‘Ghoom Taana’

"I discovered four school going teenagers with confidence style and talent," veteran musician Salman Ahmed said about Irteassh. As the Coke Studio's 'Ghoom Taana' is a hit, all know about Irteassh, the band who contributed to the track with the lead singer Momina Mustehsan. But few know how Salman Ahmed discovered them and paved the way for them to perform at Coke Studio. "Ayesha , Eman, Sajar & Simal were at a singing competition where I was a judge in January. I picked them out of 25 participants…

Salman Ahmed releases ‘Khwab’; a short film on Junaid Jamshed’s life

Singer, musician and former Vital Signs member Salman Ahmed on Monday released  'Khwab', a short film in the memory of his late friend Junaid Jamshed. The short film covers the late singer-turned-preacher's extraordinary life, his appearance on television, his activities with his friends and the bond Salman and Junaid shared as friends. Here is the film BUT THIS IS NOT ALL ABOUT THE FILM! The movie's Youtube link has been blocked in India and one of Salman Ahmed's Indian fans complained about it on Twitter.…