Emirates NBD hosts clients at Asha Bhosle concert
In its continuing effort to reach out to the Non-Resident Indian community, Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, hosted its High Net Worth (HNW) customers at a live concert by the legendary Indian singer, Asha Bhosle, on January 14, 2011.
The concert, which was held at the Sheikh Rashid auditorium at the Dubai Convention and Exhibition Centre, also included performances by well known Indian and Pakistani performers including Shafqat Amanat Khan, Amit Kumar and Kamran Ahmed.
A renowned figure in the Indian music and film industry, Asha Bhosle’s illustrious career has spanned more than six decades and over 12,000 songs. In addition to singing playback for over 1000 Bollywood movies, the versatile singer has several private albums to her credit and is well versed in a variety of genres including ghazals, film songs, pop, bhajans, folk and traditional Indian classical music. She is also the owner of the famous Indian restaurant chain Asha’s.
Lahore-born, Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Khan is respected among music circles in the sub-continent for his classically trained voice and command over contemporary music. Having sung for various Indian films, Shafqat, who hails from a well known musical family in Pakistan, is acclaimed on both sides of the Indo-Pak border.