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.
“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,” said Shafqat, who has sung various Bollywood numbers.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will sing the Indian national anthem in his deep baritone.
Today’s will be the first match between India and Pakistan in super ten group matches.