Ghulam Ali to perform in Mumbai

By HT

Mumbai, May 15 -- Veteran Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali was scheduled to perform in Mumbai in February this year. However, following tension along the Line of Control, the concert was called off at the last moment after a local political party allegedly issued threats to the organisers.

Now, amid hope of better relations with our neighbour post Nawaz Sharif taking over as President of Pakistan, another Ghulam Ali concert is on the cards.

The event is scheduled to take place in Mumbai on May 31, at Shanmukhananda Hall, Sion, from 7 pm onwards. According to the organisers, part of the proceeds from the two-hour show (an ongoing series of Ghulam Ali concerts called Ek Ehsaas) will benefit drought-affected villages of Maharashtra. They are currently in talks with representatives of the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for disbursement of the same. The organisers hope to s