Salman Ahmed is a name that needs no introduction among Pakistani music lovers. He is one of the musicians associated with the golden age of Pakistani music starting with the famous Vital Signs and then going on to form the well known band Junoon. Nowadays he can often be seen performing for PTI, a party he strongly supports in rallies to motivate the crowd. Salman Ahmad official twitter profile is twitter.com/sufisal.
Salman Ahmad was born on December 12 1963 in Lahore. He started his career with vital signs but left and created Junoon with American bassist Brian O’Connoll in 1990s. Junoon went on to become South Asia’s most popular rock band.Salman Ahmad is an engineer by profession and also a science activist. He is also a professor at the City University of New York.
Salman Ahmad has also been involved in a number of documentaries portraying the social, religious and educational issues in Pakistan. He has served as the UN Goodwill Ambassador for HIV AIDS awareness program in South Asia. Salamn Ahmad is a strong advocate of Sufism which is blended into his work and he is also an activist for peace among Pakistan and India and bridging the gap between the societies through music.