Asfar Hussain is a Pakistani singer, music composer, and songwriter who rose to prominence after appearing in the first season of the Pakistani show Nescafe Basement in 2012 after which he became the vocalist of the Pakistani rock band Bayaan..Growing up in the picturesque mountains of Chitral, where music is deeply rooted in the culture, Asfar spent his childhood observing his family friends and relatives singing the verses of his poet father in the musical get-togethers i.e., mehfils. Meanwhile, his elder brother played the Chitrali sitar.He moved to Peshawar, Pakistan, for a while during his middle school days. The city of Peshawar introduced him to Pakistani pop music that was gaining popularity in the early 2000s. In an interview, while talking about his days at Peshawar, he said, Because back then in Chitral I didnt have cable or the internet. Over there [in Peshawar] we did. And so, I got influenced by pop music there..He has also participated in and secured the second position in the Thumri (a style of Indian music) category in the music event All Pakistan Music Conference (APMC).In 2012, the creators of Nescaf Basement went around college campuses in Pakistan looking for young, exceptionally talented, but unknown musicians to cast in the show. During the auditions at NCA, Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan, a producer and mentor of the show discovered Asfar Hussain. He sang the songs Raza-e-Fitna and Tau Kia Huwa in the auditions.During the jam and recording sessions of Nescaf Basement, Asfar made acquaintances and became fast friends with other participants of the show. Gradually, the musical chemistry escalated leading to the origin of alternative rock/contemporary pop band Bayaan. Asfar Hussain on the show Nescafe Basement.The band comprised of Asfar Hussain (vocalist), Shahrukh Aslam (guitarist), Haider Abbas (bassist), Muqeet Shahzad (guitarist), and Mansoor Lashari (drummer). Members of the rock band Bayaan- Asfar Hussain, Haider Abbas, Shahrukh Aslam, Muqeet Shahzad, and Mansoor Lashari.It was Asfar Hussain who came up with the name Bayaan, which translates into a narrative. The name perfectly exhibited the bands ideology of expressing the experiences and emotions in relation to different life situations.The band came into the limelight with its first original song, Nahin Milta (2015), which was written by Asfar. In 2019, the song featured in the extended play 4 Saal (2019), released under the record label Rearts records. The EP also featured the hit songs Farda and Din Dhalay. Bayaans EP 4 Saal (2019).In 2017, the band made its Lollywood debut when its song Nahin Milta featured in the blockbuster Pakistani war film Yalghaar..