Saleem Haider is a music director who was born in Lahore. His teacher was the famous Akhtar Hussain Akhiyan, who worked in films such as Gulbadan, Aas Paas etc. His ancestors used to be mainly actors in the past, and his family has also remained related to classical music. His grandfather used to collaborate with the famed poet Agha Hashar Kashmiri, who wrote plays for the New Alfred Theatrical Company, one of the first modern acting companies in the Subcontinent. Mr. Haider has worked with Akhtar Hussain Akhiyan in his famous film Patay Khan, and has also worked on the hit patriotic song Ae Watan Pyare Watan, which you can listen to here. Along with working in many different films, he has also worked with Radio Pakistan in the past. His family is currently working in the music industry, and he now teaches music to students.
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