Pakistani pop-rock band Strings to break up after 33 years

Jeetesh Luhar



After 33 years, Strings announced that they are disbanding. However, the Pakistani music band’s farewell note insisted that the members, Bilal Maqsood and Faisal Kapadia, still share a great bond.

Their statement on Instagram said, “Hey guys. This post is a bit different from the usual. We have decided that today, 25/03/2021, is the day we graciously get to conclude STRINGS. The past 33 years have been incredible for both of us. It’s so rare to have the chance to be able to do things like this and we are infinitely grateful to all of our fans for making it possible. We hope you found it worthwhile as well.”

The posted added, “While the band technically may not be together anymore, both of us share an inseparable bond that will connect us no matter where life takes us. Thank you so much for everything,”

Many fans took to the comment section to express their sadness and dismay, reports DNA India. One fan wrote, “Please no.. I’m so heartbroken rn,.” Another comment said, “At least let us have a farewell concert, please.”

Strings started in the 1980s with four members, as a college band. They had their first major hit, titled ‘Sar Kiye Ye Pahad,’ in 1992. The band also composed songs for films ‘Zinda’ (2006) and ‘Shootout at Lokhandwala’ (2007).

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