Imran Muhammad Akhoond

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Imran Akhoond
Birth nameعمران محمد اخوند
Also known asImran Muhammad Akhoond
BornKarachi, Sindh Province of Pakistan
GenresBluse rock (1990–present)
Occupation(s)Musician, guitarist
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1990–present
Associated actsShehzad Roy, Awaz, Strings (band)

Imran Muhammad Akhoond is a Pakistani guitarist, music composer songwriter. He is far famed as a Lead Guitarist for renowned Pakistani Pop Singer, Philanthropist and humanitarian,UNODC National Goodwill Ambassador Shehzad Roy.[1] His incessant attitude towards exploring different Genres of music and the knack of fusing Eastern and Western music has earned him a reputation of one of the most aspiring musicians from Pakistan in different arenas around the Globe.

Imran Akhoond has also played lead guitar for many iconic Pakistani Bands and mainstream artists Like Junaid Jamshed, Strings (band) and Vital Signs. Imran Akhoond.working with Shahi Hasan of Vital Signs for Pepsi Battle Of The Bands Season 3 As Mentor. Imran Akhoond is played house member of Coke Studio Pakistan (Season 7,8,9,10) produced by Strings. In 2013 he became the only guitarist from Pakistan to perform with American hard Rock band Guns N' Roses team includes Guitarist Slash and drummer Matt Sorum at Los Angeles USA for a Charitable cause.[2] 2018 worked for shahi hasan teams as mentor for Pepsi Battle Of the Bands Season 3 Currently working with Shahi Hasan ( Vital Signs ) Pepsi Battle of the Bands Season 4 as Mentor

Early life[edit]

Imran Akhoond was born in Karachi. He is self-taught guitarist. Currently, he is a band-member of the very popular singer Shehzad Roy from last 21 years. Before that, he also played with Junaid Jamshed, Awaz, Vital Signs & Strings.

Music career[edit]

Shehzad Roy[edit]

Imran Akhoond started his music career in 1990. He became a permanent member of Shehzad Roy in 1998.

Coke Studio Pakistan (Seasons 7,8,9,10)[edit]

Imran Akhoond played in Coke Studio Pakistan Team member of Coke Studio Pakistan (Season 7,8,9,10) as Guitarist (Produced by Strings) and is one of the house band members 2018 worked for shahi hasan teams as mentor for Pepsi Battle Of the Bands Season 3 Currently working with Shahi Hasan ( Vital Signs ) Pepsi Battle of the Bands Season 4 as Mentor

Other Ventures[edit]

Imran Akhoond did a gig with Junaid jamshed , Awaz and usa tour with Strings in 2009

Session work[edit]

Imran Akhoond has done extensive session work contributing his guitar work to albums by Shehzad Roy, Ali Zafar,

Strings,Shafqat Amanat Ali.Faakhir,

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

External links[edit]