Monday, July 20, 2009

The red orchestra

Pakistani fusion band Laal has catapulted to fame with its uplifting music and poetic lyrics. Pheroze L Vincent interviews Taimur Rahman, the composer of the band.

A former teacher at the Lahore School of Economics and the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Taimur Rahman used to play the guitar in his classes to entertain and teach. In fact, Shahram Azhar, the lead vocalist of the band, was his student at LUMS. Taimur is also famous in Pakistani theatre as a producer, director and actor.

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