Aahad Nayani is a Karachi born musician who belongs to a family with a background in music. His father, who is also his primary inspiration, used to play the drums when he was young, which influenced his passion for percussions. Ever since he was born, he has been drumming to his own beats over roller pins, different utensils, beating on the sofas and finally on the drums! Aahad musically find his inspiration within the works by Dave Weckl, Vinnie Colaiuta, Dennis Chambers, Mike Portnoy to name a few. A completely self-taught artist, he is attracted to the western style of music because of its grooves, variety of genres and the creativity one can employ to create a beat. He enjoys his music and aspires to be the leading Pakistani drummer locally as well as internationally.
Aahad Nayani returns to Coke Studio, Season 8, with his instantly recognizable sound and ingenious style behind the kit.