Roxen (band)

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Roxen
OriginLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Genres
Years active2004–2018
Labels
Websitefacebook.com/officialmustafazahid
Members
Past members
  • Jawad (Jodi)
  • Omar Halim

Roxen (Urdu: روزنtransl. Hope) is a Pakistani rock band from Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The band had a debut studio album Rozen-e-Deewar, released in 2006. Following this, the band had singles "Toh Phir Ao" and "Tera Mera Rishta" which featured as soundtracks for the Bollywood movie Awarapan in 2007. [1]

Music[edit]

Roxen was formed back in September 2002 with initial line up of Mustafa "Musti" Zahid, Jawad, known onstage as Jodi, and Omar. Their debut song was "Yaadein". After a couple of months they came out with web release of the demo song, "Tau Phir Aoo". The song registered over 65000 downloads in one month.[2]

Roxen's debut album, Rozen-E-Deewar, was released on 31 August 2006, on Fire Records in Pakistan, Hom Records in India and on Sangeet Records in the United States, Canada, and the Middle East.

The release date for Roxen's second album Bhoola Samundar, has not been announced. The album is scheduled to be released by Universal Music.[3]

In 2015, Roxen released their single "Anjanay Raaston" for the drama series Mere Khwaab Lauta Do.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Label
2006 Rozen-e-Deewar Fire Records
TBA Bhoola Samundar

Bollywood[edit]

Year Song Film
2007 "Toh Phir Aao" Awarapan
"Tera Mera Rishta"
2009 "Khuda Kay Liye" Runway
2012 "Gunaah" Blood Money
"Teri Yaadon Se"
"Jo Tere Sang"
2013 "Hum Jee Lenge" Murder 3
"Yeh Junoon Mera" Shootout at Wadala
"Bhula Dena" Aashiqui 2
2014 "Mainay Khudko" Ragini MMS 2
"Teray Bina" Heropanti
"Zaroorat" Ek Villain
"Maula Mere" Dr. Cabbie
"Teri Adaaon Mein" 3 A.M.

Pakistani drama soundtrack[edit]

Year Song Drama Serial TV Channel
2010 "Tere Liye" Tere Liye ARY Digital
2015 "Anjaane Raaston Mein" Mere Khwaab Lauta Do ARY Zindagi

Singles[edit]

  • "Bujh Hay Gaya"
  • "Meray Saathiya"
  • "Kaisay Jiyein" - Also used in the Bollywood film Murder 3 as "Hum Jee Lenge"
  • "Dil Main Tum" - Revised with Bunny
  • "Na Kar Deewana" - Also used in the Bollywood film Awarapan as "Tera Mera Rishta"
  • "Meray Saathiya" (2018)[4]

Band members[edit]

Current members[edit]

As of 2018, the band has 3 members:

  • Mustafa Zahid - Vocals, lyrics and compositions
  • Haider Halim - Lead guitars, backing vocals and compositions
  • Shahan Khan - guitar, bass

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.republicworld.com/entertainment-news/music/from-bhula-dena-to-toh-phir-aao-here-are-the-best-songs-by-roxen-band.html
  2. ^ "Gulf Daily News: Tau phir aao-65,000 downloads in one month". Gulf-daily-news.com.
  3. ^ Mughal, Danish (August 7, 2013). "Universal Music Signs Mustafa Zahid and his Band ROXEN »". Pakium.pk.
  4. ^ "Full Video: Meray Saathiya Song | Roxen & Mustafa Zahid | Latest Song 2018". YouTube. Retrieved February 5, 2020.

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