Excited to sing my national anthem at India-Pakistan match: Shafqat
Excited to sing my national anthem at India-Pakistan match: Shafqat

Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali is excited to sing his country’s national anthem before the start of the much-awaited India-Pakistan World Twenty20 cricket tournament at the Eden Gardens on Saturday here.

“I have landed in Kolkata and feeling elated… It’s a huge honour for me to be here for this grand occasion. I am excited to be singing my national anthem at Eden Garden, and all the more excited about performing alongside Amitabh Bachchan… I am really looking forward to it,” Shafqat, who has sung various Bollywood numbers, told IANS.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will sing the Indian national anthem in his deep baritone.

  • SHARE

    The IANS was founded by Indian American publisher Gopal Raju as the India Abroad News Service. It was later renamed the Indo-Asian News Service.

    Related Posts

    Knee injury forces Sania to miss Australian Open

    Kolkata, Dec 16: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza said on Saturday that she will not be taking part in the Australian Open early next year...

    Man Utd still in title race: Matic

    Manchester, Dec 16: Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic said on Saturday that Manchester United are not out of the race for the English Premier League (EPL)...

    Shami, Saha boost Bengal in Ranji semis vs Delhi

    Pune, Dec 16: Even as both Bengal and Delhi fancy their chances of featuring in their maiden Ranji Trophy final since 2010, the inclusion of...

    Prachi to don Priyanka’s look from ‘Mary Kom’

    Mumbai, Dec 16: Actress Prachi Tehlan is excited to don Priyanka Chopra's look from her 2014 film "Mary Kom", based on the boxing icon Mary...
    Steven Smith and Mitchell Marsh

    Here’s the Daily Sports Round Up From Around the Globe on 16th December, 2017

    Here is Sportzwiki’s daily news round-up, featuring top sports news from around the world, on 16th December 2017. Here’s all the news from sporting events like...