KARACHI: Haider Hashmi the guitarist for Aaroh and session player for many other artists died yesterday around 11 pm. The 40 year old musician was diagnosed with brain tumor a couple of weeks untimely and was quickly scheduled for a brain surgery.
Hashimi substituted Aaroh’s founding member and lead guitarist Nabeel Nihal Chishty when he forgot the band around 2004-2005 over a copyright conflict.
They created some of the most memorable songs like ‘Na Kaho’, ‘Pyar Ka Gael ’ and ‘Raag Neela’ to name a few. The band stopped making music for a while, after Aaroh’s lead vocalist Farooq Ahmed left the ring for good. The band stopped making music for a while, later than Aaroh’s lead vocalist Farooq Ahmed left the band for good. Later on, Hashimi along with the other two members, Khalid Khan and Jason, relaunched the band with Rizwan Anwar as the young singer.