He is ably carrying forward the legacy of one of the greatest singers and musicians to have come from the sub-continent in the 20th century — his uncle Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. However, the man himself has quickly established his own stature as that of a music sensation.
The Ustad is likely to create a similar aura when he comes to Doha for his first ever concert, which is being presented by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) at Asian Town Amphitheatre (Old West End Park) on January 29.
Presented by QTA, the live concert of Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in Qatar is sponsored by Domasco with GAC Motor, Honda, Malabar Gold & Diamonds as Platinum sponsors. The concert is being organised by Apex Events.
“I am really looking forward to performing in Qatar like I have performed in other GCC countries. Qatar was still not done and I am thankful to PME, my international management company, and Apex Events for making this happen,” Khan told journalists at the press conference attended by representatives from different sponsors and Apex Events Marketing Director Sana Salman.
Sana Salman, the Director of Marketing at Apex Events, added, “Our main motive is to promote Qatar as a country to top notch artistes in Asia. We are sincerely thankful to QTA for their in this initiative and helping us to put forward the biggest Asian musical performance.”
Faisal Sharif, Managing Director at Domasco, said, “We are thrilled to team up with Apex Events and would like to thank them for giving us the opportunity to be part of this most awaited show that brings so much excitement to Qatar.”Greig Roffey, Sales and Marketing Head Honda; Santosh, the Regional Head of Malabar Gold and Diamonds; and Farrukh Jamal, Business Development Manager Qalco, also reiterated their support for the event.
The Gold Sponsors of the concert are Qalco (Qatar Lubricant Company) and Dania Group, while the Associate Sponsors are Al Muftah Rent a Car, Mosafer Travels, Pepsi, Habib’s Hair & Beauty, Zaffran Dining, Sapphire Plaza Hotel, Baskin Robbins and Dunkin Donuts.
I Love Qatar, Qatar Day, Snap TV, Marhaba information guide and NRI Café are the Social Media Partners while Zee TV and Zee Aflam are media partners of the event. Qatar Living is Community partner and print media partners include Gulf Times, Qatar Happening, Ohlala Magazine, and Fact Magazine. Q-Tickets and Virgin Megastore are ticketing partners.