Strings has broken up after 33 years


Bilal Maqsood and Faisal Kapadia have announced their band’s ending, they have decided to conclude Strings on 25/03/2021. 

The band via its official Instagram account announced the fate of their iconic band Strings. “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,” they wrote in their message. 

“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.” Added, “Thank you so much for everything”. 

Read More: Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan honoured with lifetime achievement award

Maqsood while talking to media said “we just thought it was the right time”, adding there was nothing more to it. 

According to stringsonline.net, the internationally acclaimed pop rock band was initially formed by four college students, Bilal Maqsood (vocals and guitars), Faisal Kapadia (vocals), Rafiq Wazir Ali (synthesizer) and Kareem Bashir Bhoy (bass guitar) in 1988. 

In an interview Maqsood had said: “It’s going to take time before people will sit back and remember kay Strings aur Vital Signs aur Barbarians thay jinhon nay yeh music shuroo kee thee.” 

Meanwhile Kapadia said: “At that time, we didn’t have a goal. We just wanted to be famous.” 

“We did it for fun,” Maqsood had added. “Then when we saw this musical trend developing, we thought we’d try and see if people could enjoy our music. People liked it, so we decided that it would be nice if our name was included amongst those who popularized this form of music.” 

Most Popular

To Top