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‘My personal favourite’: Sonu Nigam recounts fanboy moment with Sajjad Ali

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Sonu Nigam once again used social media platform to praise Pakistani singing talent and shared throwback pictures, recalling his time spent meeting with Sajjad Ali for whom he holds high regard and respects his graciousness.

Kal Ho Naa Ho singer highly regarded the talent of BOL HU little singer Hadiya Hashmi a few months back by posting on social media that got him teary-eyed after listening to the little child and now he took to Instagram and shared his pictures with Sajjad Ali dated back to March and wrote a lengthy warm note related to the first digital live concert, melting fans’ hearts from India and Pakistan collectively.

Abhi Mujh Mein Kahin singer posted, ‚ÄúIncidentally one of the most respected singers and musicians of all times, and my personal favourite Sajjad Ali bhai was there too with his son and it was so sweet of him to wait till I arrive so we may meet for the first time in our lives.”

He further wrote, “And then we chatted for an hour and a half. Sharing some memorable pictures of that beautiful evening. For people who don’t know, his Katna Nai is one of my family’s most favourite songs and so was covered by my exceptionally talented sister Teesha Nigam,” the music composer added.

However, Sonu Nigam also revealed how he had reached out to Sajjad Ali and was overwhelmed by his response.

“I wanted to go about it absolutely respectfully and thus I called Sajjad bhai to seek his permission for the same. It was very very gracious of him to not just give us the permission for the same but not even charge for it! That’s called true graciousness,” he exclaimed.

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This picture is from 19th March when Adel Farooq took us to check and assess Atif Ali’s studio for the first digital Live concert that we eventually did on 22nd Mar. Incidentally one of the most respected singers and musicians of all times, and my personal favourite @thesajjadali bhai was there too with his son and it was so sweet of him to wait till I arrive so we may meet for the first time in our lives. And then we chatted for an hour and a half. Sharing some memorable pictures of that beautiful evening. For people who don’t know, his ‘Katna nai’ is one of my family’s most favourite songs and so was covered by my exceptionally talented sister @teeshanigam .But before that, I wanted to go about it absolutely respectfully and thus I called Sajjad bhai to seek his permission for the same. It was very very gracious of him to not just give us the permission for the same but not even charge for it! That’s called true graciousness. BPS : The man behind these pictures, remains behind the pictures.. ūüėá @adelffarooq

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This is the proud moment for both the countries that despite all differences, Nigam shows his respect towards Pakistan.

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