Asad Abbas, Ailing Folk Sensation, Seeks Lifeline Amidst Kidney Failure
Heartbreaking news shakes the music industry as Asad Abbas, the celebrated singer known for his enchanting folk melodies, finds himself at the mercy of a grave health crisis. In a desperate plea for assistance, Abbas has turned to the government, beseeching them to provide the necessary support as he battles a life-threatening illness. Renowned musician and producer Rohail Hyatt has taken to social media, rallying fans to contribute financially, shedding light on Abbas’ deteriorating condition. With both kidneys failing, Abbas urgently requires dialysis three to four times a week, totaling a staggering 13 to 14 sessions every month.
Confirming the gravity of his situation, Abbas shared the grim reality of undergoing regular dialysis and the doctors’ advice to seek treatment in the United States. His arduous journey with kidney disease spans seven years, culminating in the devastating failure of both his kidneys. Despite valiant attempts at transplantation, all efforts have been in vain, leaving him in a desperate race against time.
Illustrious Legacy and Desperate Appeal for a Lifesaving Miracle
Asad Abbas, a true scion of a musical dynasty, has left an indelible mark on the Pakistani music scene. Hailing from a family steeped in melodic traditions, he follows in the footsteps of his renowned grandfather, Muhammad Sadeq, and the legendary Muhammad Iqbal, pioneers of folk music in Pakistan who serenaded listeners since the inception of Radio Pakistan. Adding to the family’s artistic lineage, his brothers, Ali Abbas and Kazim Amanat Ali, have carved their own successful paths in the realm of music.
Notably, Asad Abbas himself has lent his soulful voice to the Mekaal Hasan Band, garnered accolades with a Lux Style Award, and served his country as a dedicated artist for countless years. Now, faced with a precarious health condition, he appeals to the government, hoping for financial assistance that could offer him a lifeline to continue his artistic journey and, most importantly, to survive.