Atif Aslam, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Riyadh Season
They promised energy-packed performance and expatriates in the Kingdom responded with equal gusto. As they welcomed the most recognizable vocal talents from Pakistan at a sold-out concert in Riyadh Season on Friday. Both Atif Aslam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan enjoy a massive fan following in Saudi Arabia and abroad.
Turki Alalshikh Announcement
It followed a post last week. By Saudi Royal Court Adviser, Turki Alalshikh, who also serves as Chairman of the General Entertainment Authority. “For our Indian and Pakistani brothers and sisters in Riyadh. ‘Atif Aslam’ and ‘Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’ will be waiting for you on the 25th of October,” the tweet read.
Atif Aslam Confirmed with Video
“Hello my friends, I’m happy to tell you that I will be performing in Saudi Arabia for the first time on Friday, October 25, 2019, in Riyadh at the international stage during the Riyadh Season.”
Atif Aslam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan performances are part of the Riyadh Season which kicked off last Friday.
Riyadh Season, one of Saudi Arabia’s 11 festival seasons that occur throughout the year, and will run from October 11 to December 15.
Aslam and Khan enjoy a massive fan following in both Pakistan and neighboring India and are two of the biggest stars in the country. Their songs are well-received globally with many becoming instant hits upon release.
Thanking his fans on their overwhelming response, “I am grateful to all the fans who attended the show. I had always wanted to perform in Saudi Arabia and I thank each and every one of you for liking the show. I enjoyed performing Tajdar-e-Haram with all of you.”