Yes, music fans you can win the chance to see Pakistan’s most famous Qawwali singer Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan live when he takes to the O2 stage to perform his greatest hits on Sunday 14 August at 7pm.
Ustad Rahat Fateh Khan, the nephew of the late, world-renowned singer Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan has outstandingly continued the traditions of qawwali music, a form of Sufi devotional popular in South Asia. He has gone on to be one of the most popular singers in music with his work in Bodyguard, My Name is Khan, Dabangg, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Drishyam, the Hollywood film Apocalypto and many more. Rahat’s Zaroori Tha has crossed 100 MILLION views on Youtube, which is a record, for an independent single.
Most recently his soulful performance of Jag Ghoomeya from the Salman Khan starrer Sultan, has been number 1, across all Asian charts! He also moved people with his Zarre Zarre Mein Noor Bhara in the independent film Jugni.
About the concert the singer said: “I’m very excited to be performing at The O2, London, for the second time, following my sold out tour in 2013. Coming to the UK is always a thrill for me and my performance is timed to fit the Independence Day celebrations for both Pakistan and India. I have a fantastic team of musicians joining me and will be performing my greatest film hits and new material, as well as my esteemed Uncle, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s popular Qawwali numbers, to rock the arena.”
So how do you win tickets to what promises to be an incredible night of music? Simply answer this question:
What is your favorite song by Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan?
Email your answer, along with your name and address to firstname.lastname@example.org. The contest is only open to UK readers.
Not only will you get the chance to attend the concert, the tickets also grant you access to the other fabulous events happening before the show. From 2pm, the piazza at The O2 will be hosting lots of free activity, including dance lessons from the renowned Bollywood Choreographer and Dance Entertainer Jay Kumar at 4pm and 5pm. Also throughout the day, the finest Asian street food will be on offer, plus much more!