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Amitabh Bachchan and Shafqat to sing national anthems ahead of Indo-Pak ICC World T20 match
As we all are eagerly awaiting the most-anticipated India-Pakistan ICC World Twenty20 cricket match at the Eden Gardens on March 19, in a latest update it has become clear that Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Pakistan's classical singer Shafqat Amanat Ali will render the national anthems of the two nations before the match starts.

Mr. Bachchan has confirmed this news by retweeting a post on his official Twitter handle.

According to the sources in the Cricket Association of Bengal, this was an effort by its president Sourav Ganguly. "The president was involved and the plan was on for a long time," said CAB sources.

After 'Big B' will finish singing the Indian National Anthem in his signature baritone, Pakistan has too initiated a similar move and will make their presence felt with classical singer Shafaqat Amanat Ali, who will sing the Pakistani National Anthem.

From shifting of the venue for security reasons to Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi's controversial remarks, there are so many unwanted things making the headlines. Thus, with Bachchan and Shafqat's gestures, the organizers are hoping for things to get calmed down.

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