Shafqat Amanat Ali to sing anthem at Pakistan, India match

Published: March 15, 2016
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Singer will perform Pakistan's national anthem at PakvsInd match. PHOTO: FILE

Singer will perform Pakistan's national anthem at PakvsInd match. PHOTO: FILE

Cricket enthusiasts on both sides of the border can add another reason to rejoice as the India vs Pakistan match draws closer.

Vikrant Gupta, a sports Editor at an Indian news channel, took to Twitter to break the news that Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali and Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be singing Pakistan’s and India’s national anthems, respectively, at the upcoming match.

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He tweeted, “#breakingnews While @SrBachchan will sing the Indian National anthem, Shafqat Amanat Ali will sing the Pak natl anthem before #IndvsPak game.”

The news has already created a buzz among fans.

https://twitter.com/Witticisms_/status/709701558900948992

Pakistan and India are set to take each other on at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on March 19.

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