Thursday, June 24, 2021

Pakistani celebs react to musician Farhad Humayun’s untimely death


Pakistan’s music scene was hit with an irreparable loss after news of ace musician Farhad Humayun’s untimely passing broke early on Tuesday.

The news has been met with an outpouring of grief from the entertainment industry, with many celebs taking to social media to share their heartfelt condolences and prayers for ‘Fadi’.

Ace couturier turned actor Hassan Sheheryar Yaseen (HSY) turned to Instagram to express his distress at the news of his friend’s passing. “This feels so unreal. To write a tribute to a friend I’ve known for 30 years,” he said, before diving into a lengthy tribute to Humayun.


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“From the moment we met, I recognized that Farhad was the talented one, the driven one, and the unstoppable one amongst us all,” said HSY, adding that his passion was music was inspiring. “Fahdi was a star before he was one because of his sheer talent. His talent was larger than life.”

VJ Anoushey Ashraf also took to Instagram to share a picture with Humayun and look back on their “effortless” friendship.

“Picking up each time from where we left off last time was our specialty. With you, friendship was effortless,” she recalled, sharing how he was always there to help her during her trials, even while “carrying the burden of that dreadful tumor” himself.


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“Today, I don’t mourn you. The loss is ours indeed, but celebrating your time here makes me smile and helps me navigate through the emotions I feel at the moment,” added Ashraf.

Umair Jaswal also shared a picture with Humayun with a long tribute. “We will remember your strength, your smile, your infectious positivity, and your laughter,” he said, before recalling the times that the two spent together.


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Actor Adnan Siddiqui tweeted his condolence, saying, “Shook to know about the passing away of #FarhadHumayun. A young, talented life snatched by the cruel hands of fate way too soon,” while musician and comedian Mooroo said, “Farhad Humayun was my Pakistani musical hero through my teenage years. Sad to hear he passed away.

Even more tributes have been trickling in… watch this space as we update and compile them here.

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