The Coke Studio house band is renowned for introducing promising new talent and Imran Akhoond is no exception! Imran Akhoond is a self-taught musician who honed his talent by watching the DVDs and music videos of western artists. He is particularly inspired by the guitar work of Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, Eric Johnson and Larry Carlton. He continues to perfect his skill for the love of learning and playing music and firmly believes in reforming music through the fusion of eastern and western music style. He is also open to exploring and researching innovation in his musical abilities. Akhoond is particularly fond of performing in front of live audiences and musical alterations while playing live are a special thrill for this talented guitarist.
Through the years his vigor and enthusiasm for the musical voyage took him to perform in diverse locations, including Hollywood in 2013. Imran Akhoond has the special privilege of being part of a live jamming session with Slash and Matt Sorum, the guitarist and drummer of renowned heavy metal band Guns ‘N’ Roses.
Coke Studio welcomes Imran Akhoond to Season 7 of the musical platform.