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.


    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.

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