Karachi: Pakistan’s renowned qawwal and singer Ustaad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan will be leading the performance at the opening ceremony of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 5, scheduled on February 20 at National Stadium Karachi (NSK).
Artists of different music genres Sufi, pop, rock, bhangra, and folk will come together to bring out what will be the biggest opening ceremony in the history of the PSL.
According to the sources, the other performers include female singer Aima Baig, Punjabi Bhangra King Abrar-ul-Haq, Tayyar Ho boys including Ali Azmat, Asim Azhar, Haroon, Arif Lohar, Sanam Marvi, Abu Mohammad, Fareed Ayaz, Sajjad Ali, and the Soch Band. As many as 350 artists will perform in the opening ceremony.
Rahat will be performing at the PSL ‘s opening ceremony for the second time while Aima was also seen giving goosebumps to the crowd at last year’s opening function in Dubai.
The fifth edition of one of the successful T20 leagues will start from February 20 with an opening ceremony followed by opener between Islamabad United and defending champions Quetta Gladiators. The final of the extravaganza is scheduled for March 22 at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore.