Ali Azmat to reunite Junoon

02:36 PM | 10 Nov, 2017
Ali Azmat to reunite Junoon
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LAHORE - Who can forget Pakistan’s biggest former rock band rock band, Junoon. The band had millions of fans across Pakistan and none can forget the members Ali Azmat, Salman Ahmed and Brian O’Connell. Their performances mesmerized a whole generation and inspired them to read Sufi poetry and literature.

Ex-lead vocalist Ali Azmat asked the million dollar question from his fans yesterday on his official Facebook Page.

“Who wants to see South Asia’s biggest band ‘Junoon’ reunite this year?”

Junoon was founded in 1990 by Salman Ahmad. The band’s career has spawned numerous hits like Sayonee, Dum Must Qalandar, Ghoom Tana, Dosti, Alvida, Saeein and others. junoon had coloration with many renowned artists Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Melissa Etheridge, Alicia Keys, Sting, A R Rahman, Earth Wind and Fire, and Wyclef Jean.

However, in 2005, the band split as Brian returned to the US, and Azmat and Ahmad went their separate ways launching solo careers.

Sayonee was the hit single of 1997 from Junoon, later on this song was featured in Coke Studio Season 10 sung by Ali Noor and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.