[Pakistan – 2nd April 2012]: Following the performance of //orangenoise, Ufone Uth Records 2.0 introduce their final artist for this season: Rahim Saranjam Khan. The Ufone Uth Records Season finale with Rahim will be aired on the 7th of April, 2012.
Hailing from the highlands of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Rahim Saranjam Khan is a self-taught musician who plays the guitar, piano, harmonium and the melodeon. As the founding member and vocalist of the band JUM and as a vocalist for the band Above. Rahim’s inspirations range from a wide musical repertoire from the now iconic bands of the Seventies to traditional classical musicians such as Javed Bashir and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
Accompanied by the talented Rakae Jamil on Sitar and Bradley D’Souza on Bass Guitar, Rahim will be performing his original composition ‘Afsoos’, which is an adaptation of the work of poet Ahmed Faraz. Commenting on becoming a musician and his experience at the Ufone Uth Records 2.0 platform Rahim said: “It was quite difficult for me personally to choose a musical career as it is not easily accepted amongst my family. But with my determination to follow my dreams, I am committed to making unforgettable original music for everyone to enjoy. I am confident that with the help of Ufone Uth Records 2.0 team and guest musicians like Rakae and Bradley our country’s true colours and potential will be brought to light.”
Ufone Chief Marketing Officer Akbar Khan said; “As the season draws to a close with artist Rahim Saranjam, we are proud to reflect back on two seasons whereby Ufone Uth Records have tapped into talent from all across Pakistan, irrespective of age, gender, language and background – we hope that through this platform we have helped these young artists to break into the music industry”
Ufone Brand Activation & Marketing Operations Executive Umar Zulfiqar said: “Ufone Uth Records 2.0 has been a step forward for us. We endeavoured to learn from the first season and tried to show our growth this year with a larger and dedicated Uth studio and Uth House and overall Uth Records experience. We have received fantastic amount of support from the fans, music industry and which motivates to do more for the youth of Pakistan.”
Produced by Louis J ‘Gumby’ Pinto Directed by Zeeshan Parwez, Ufone Uth Records 2.0 Episode 7 will be airing on AAG, Aaj News, Apna Channel, ARY Muzik, ATV, A plus, Channel G, CNBC, KTN, Kashish, Metro, News One, Oxygen, Play TV, PTV Home, Style 360, TV One, Waseb and Wateen Cable Network as well as across Ufone Uth Records’ social media platforms, on Saturday 7th April, 2012.