The much-awaited A R Rahman concert, which was postponed for two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, is finally going to take place at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today (March 29).
The Oscar-winning musician will perform in 'Cricket Celebrates Mujib 100' programme, organized by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to mark the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will grace the programme in which Bangladesh artist Momtaz Begum and popular band Miles will also perform.
Legendary musician A R Rahman will perform for three hours and sing at least 35 songs, according to the organizers.
"A R Rahman is the main attraction of the programme. Only AR Rahman's part most probably will be a three-hour program. He will sing almost 35 songs," Mallick said here today.
"Besides, we have local artists, Momtaz Apa who is an honorable Member of Parliament - she and two or three other local artists will perform. The national anthem will also be performed on the stage. We have divided the
whole program into two parts," he added.
The concert will start at 5 pm. It will continue till 6 pm. The Prime Minister will arrive at the ceremony around 6:30pm. After that AR Rahman will perform for three hours with co-artist from 7 pm to 10 pm. At the time, this
famous artist will sing two songs about Bangabandhu...one in Bengali and one in Hindi.
AR Rahman has already reached Dhaka on Monday afternoon. He arrived in Dhaka on Sunday night with a fleet of 240 people. Rehearsals are scheduled for this evening at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Already all preparations are nearing the end.
The sale of tickets opened at Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium at Mirpur in the city on Monday. The ticket prices range from BDT 1000 to 10,000 for the different sections in the gallery.