Farhad Humayun, a legendary Pakistani musician and vocalist who created the band Overload, died on Tuesday.

The death of the record producer was reported on the Overload band’s official Facebook page.

‘The great Farhad left us for the stars this morning,’ the message adds. In the face of adversity, stoic, unwavering in his ideals, extravagantly charitable, and humorous as heck! Both in spirit and in art, Fadi was much ahead of his time.’

‘He [Farhad] would want us to celebrate his life, therefore we ask his family, friends, and fans to honour him and offer a prayer for him today,’ the statement continued.

The reason for death for the former Coke Studio drummer is unclear, however, Farhad confirmed in 2018 that he had been diagnosed with a brain tumour. He also said that he has found the best surgeon in the world to operate on him.

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Farhad began his musical career in 1999 and was the president of the National College of Arts’ music society (NCA). After creating the music band Overload and participating in the top music show Coke Studio, the artist not only conquered the Pakistani music industry but also shone brightly in the limelight.

Following the singer’s passing, a number of celebrities, friends, and social media followers have expressed their sorrow over his untimely loss.


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