Musician Farhad Humayun of ‘Overload’ passed away

Gone Too Soon

Ace drummer and the leading man of the iconic Pakistani band, Overload, Farhad Humayun passed away. The musician had a music career spanning over two decades. The news of his untimely demise was announced by his official Facebook page stating, “The magnificent Farhad Humayun left us for the stars this morning,” it said. “Stoic in the face of challenges, uncompromising in his values, generous to a fault, witty as hell! Fadi was far too ahead of his time, both in spirit and art. He would want us to celebrate his life, so we request his family, friends and fans to honour him and say a prayer for him today,” it was further requested in the statement to celebrate his life. “We can almost hear him say these words by David Bowie: “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring”. Godspeed our gentle giant and thank you for creating a Riot!” it concluded. Farhad was diagnosed with a brain tumour. He released his last song, Ho Janay Do, in January 2021 in which he talked about surrendering to divine love. His fellow musicians shared heartfelt messages, poured in tributes and prayers for the departed soul as soon as the news broke on social media.