Published On: Wed, Mar 16th, 2016

Amitabh Bachchan & Shafqat Amannat Ali to sing national anthems at Pak-India match

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ISLAMABAD: The build up to the high voltage clash between Pakistan and India in ICC World Twenty20 has got even bigger with the singer Shafqat Amanat Ali and Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who will sing national anthems of their countries before the start of the match.

They will give this performance at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens on March 19 when the arch-rivals will clash in the much-anticipated ICC World Twenty20 International match.

“Amitabh Bachan will sing India’s national anthem while Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan will sing Pakistan’s national anthem,” confirmed an official from the Cricket Association of Bengal, India Today reported.

The match has already created a lot of buzz before the tournament started and being held at the famous Eden Gardens. There is a lot of excitement among the fans from both the countries.

The match was earlier scheduled to be played at Dharamsala but later the venue was shifted to Kolkata due to security reasons. –APP

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