Ali Diwan is one of the co founders of Gangwar Studios and a highly respected name in Audio Visual Design. His firm, Ion Audio Visual, have been at the forefront of modern media technology for the past decade. They are one of the leading suppliers, consultants and service providers for the broadcast, production, post production and music sector. Ion continues to grown and its list of clients encompasses the whole of the media and entertainment businesses. Ali brings a unique skill set to the world of music production in Pakistan. All the top of the line Facilities, Studios, Rental Houses and Tech Solutions providers in Pakistan are his clients and he has handled Production, Consultancy and Supervision projects in Music, TV and Film for the top content creators in the country. Through the international network of Ion Audio Visual and GangwarStudios, Ali has access to international studios, film/TV crews and Post Production Facilities across the region and Europe.
Faisal Rafi is a veteran Producer for Music, TV and Film in Pakistan. In his 20 years as a Producer he has worked with top music, film and TV talent in the country and his list of clients stretches from Pakistan into India, England and the USA. Faisal has been producing music and has created some of the most memorable pieces of music history in Pakistan. Faisal has worked with top names in the music locally and internationally including Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Strings, Atif Aslam, Rohail Hyatt, Kaavish, Strings, Raeth, Ayesha Omar, Karavan, Arieb Azhar, Mauj, Zoe Viccaji, Badnaam, Kashmir amongst others and has garnered several awards and nominations including “Lux Style Award” for Best Music Producer. Faisal has worked extensively in film music in Bollywood with names like Pooja Bhatt, Mohit Suri, Saregama and Sony Music. Faisal Rafi produced the ground breaking Music of the Indus project. Faisal was Recording Engineer and consultant for the Indus Raag Project by Tehzeeb foundation which was Pakistan's only official entry to date in the Grammy's.
Ahsan Bari is a Visionary. Having had formal training in music with the best of the bests from all over the world, he is well versed in North Indian Classical Music, Jazz Composition, Western Harmony and Counterpoint and World music. He is also an enthusiast and student of musical cultures and languages from all over the world. He started his career as a lead vocalist of a Karachi based rock band “Gravity” as well as composer/Guitarist/vocalist for the percussive band “Taal Karisma”. Simultaneously Ahsan, taught music theory, Pitch training and vocals at National Academy for Performing Arts. Ahsan Bari’s primary musical venture is his world fusion ensemble “Sounds of Kolachi” which recently toured U.S.A & UK and wowed audiences with their fresh approach and contribution to the world fusion genre. He has worked with the likes of Ali Azmat , Shahi Hassan ,Faisal Rafi, Immu momina, Strings, Misha Shafi, Alamgir, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Javaid Bashir and Shafqat Amanat Ali. Ahsan has also worked in the theatre and film industry and has curated and composed music for prestigious projects like Moor, Shakuntala, Mantorama and Conversations 1&2 among others.
Starting his career as a Video Editor, Fahad has gone on to head the Technical and Management operations at GangwarStudios. Having served as editor in Geo and Apna TV Network, Fahad progressed to Station Head in Bangkok for Thaicom Teleport. Having over 15 years of core broadcast and technological experience, Fahad is at ease handling large scale broadcast and production projects. Fahad has also headed management and technical set up operations at some of the largest broadcasters in Pakistan such as Hum TV, Geo, Abtakk News, 8XM, AVT Network, KTN Network, and numerous others.