Kolkata: Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan and Pakistan’s classical singer Shafaqat Amanat Ali will render the national anthems of the two countries before the start of the India-Pakistan World Twenty20 clash at the Eden Gardens here on March 19.
Amitabh Bachchan confirmed his presence for the match by re-tweeting a Twitter post on Tuesday.
“@SrBachchan to sing national anthem in India-Pakistan World T20 clash”, read the tweet on his official Twitter handle.
— Amitabh Bachchan FC (@Thekkapoor) March 15, 2016
Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) sources confirmed that Ali will sing Pakistan’s national anthem.