Aamir Saleem started singing when he was in school and he bought his first guitar after working in a hotel as a receptionist in summer holidays. He formed his first music band with the name
“Image”, his best friend Naveed Mugees was on guitar and Alim Arshid was on keyboard. After that he moved to Karachi in 1987. He used to sing with different bands to make money and record his first solo album that took three years to complete.
His first solo album, “Musafir” was a hit in 1991 among all age groups. His song “Woh Taron Bhari” was hit and his album sold well. It was released by Shalimar recording Company but unfortunately Aamir Saleem could not get financial benefits from his best selling album.