Bilal Maqsood is an artist, singer, musician, songwriter, and composer. An alumni of the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, he is the son of Anwar Maqsood and Imrana Maqsood. He is a member of the very popular Pakistani pop band Strings which was dissolved in 2021. He has also directed a number of music videos. For Bilal and his band Strings, success came in 1992 after the launch of the song Sar Kiye Yeh Pahar, the song was an instant hit and so was Strings. Strings made its entry into the Bollywood music scene in 2006. Strings proved popular and were named Asia’s favourite band at the MTV Asia Awards. They were the first Pakistani band to perform at Rashtrapati Bhavan in India.