[Pakistan, 14th March 2014]: Komal Rizvi is one singer who has always made Pakistan’s name shine wherever she has gone. She did it once again at Umeed Ki Nayi Dhun, a special TV show organized by The Zee Network Middle East to promote peace and friendship between India and Pakistan, where she stunned audiences with her strong vocal performance on March 5th, 2014 at Sheikh Rashid Auditorium, Dubai.
The concert featured performances from leading artists of both countries. Komal Rizvi sang Chahiye, Yehi Pyar Hai, Jhoolay Lal from her 2013 album and Kalli Kalli her new upcoming release to an extremely positive response. She also performed her Coke Studio songs in newly styled renditions and some old numbers mixed and matched by Abida Parveen, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and Reshma. Besides Komal Rizvi, Ali Zafar also performed with Yami Gautam, his co-star from his upcoming film Total Siyappa which is also a love story about a boy from Pakistan and girl from India. Leading playback singer Javed Ali, and several participants of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa including Jasraj Joshi, Azmat Hussain and Arshpreet Kaur were also a part of the event. The show was hosted by poet, TV host and comedian Shailesh Lodha.
Wearing a stunning sequenced black dress with a digital mughlai printed one-shoulder jacket, Komal was a vision in this Zohra Alam creation. The audience included a mixed crowd of Indians and Pakistanis and the response Komal received was overwhelming.
Speaking about being invited to this event to perform, Komal said “This concert was graciously hosted by Zee TV to promote peace and show unity and harmony between India and Pakistan. There are many external forces out there that believe in dividing and conquering our beautiful two nations that were once one. I sincerely believe that only good can come out of uniting these two highly talented and resourceful countries”.
Komal also recently launched an album in India with the biggest record label of the country, HMV Saregama Pvt Ltd.