Sajjad Ali is my personal favourite, shares Sonu Nigam

Sajjad Ali is my personal favourite, shares Sonu Nigam

"It was so sweet of him to wait till I arrive so we may meet for the first time in our lives," the Kal Ho Na Ho star posted.
24 Sep, 2020

All praise for art and artists despite the borders and boundaries separating them, Sonu Nigam has been making headlines for appreciating talent and music from Pakistan.

Only recently, the Dil Dooba singer had taken to appreciate 8-year-old Hadiya's vocals in Nescafe Basement's power-packed 'Bol Hu' performance, lauding the masterpiece and appreciating it visibly tear-eyed.

Once again, the Kal Ho Na Ho singer has taken to social media to share a throwback, reminiscing about his time spent meeting with Sajjad Ali, whose music and graciousness he holds in extreme high regard.

Sharing a picture on Instagram dated back to March, Nigam shared a warm note regarding the first digital live concert, melting fans' hearts from India and Pakistan collectively.

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"Incidentally 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 posted.

"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 also revealed how he had reached out to 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.

With love and respect conquering all nationalistic differences, we couldn't be prouder and happier for our shining stars!


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PAK-UK Sep 24, 2020 02:59pm
Sajjad Ali is awesome so is Sonu.
Alih Sep 24, 2020 03:36pm
Sajid ali is the boss. Sony Nigan well?
HonorBright Sep 24, 2020 03:55pm
Atif Aslam, see that? Now don't blame Sonu for being prejudiced
FAZ Sep 24, 2020 04:41pm
I pray for your safety Sonu ji..
Chrís Dăn Sep 24, 2020 08:08pm
Both are two great singer artists of sub-continent.
well-wisher Sep 24, 2020 08:40pm
Gracious duo - Sajjadbhai and Sonu sahib. True friends not hindered by borders. My respect to both and their families.
Fast comment Sep 24, 2020 08:58pm
Thank you Sonu Nigam for such greatness.
Faraz Sep 24, 2020 09:01pm
Sajjad is ever young n legend
ahmed Sep 24, 2020 09:09pm
Kudos to you Sonu and Sajjad Thanks for showing mutual respect. Music beyond border!!
HOmie Sep 25, 2020 03:27am
Respect for both mighty talented people of our continent- No words- love u guys forever- Only good talk can bring us close-
Zack Robins Sep 25, 2020 10:06am
Two amazing voices. Miss their songs.
Shahid Mahmood Sep 25, 2020 10:58am
Sonu has been a positive voice in these testing times between the two nations. You always need some of them in such a patch of bad relations.
Ibn Batata Sep 25, 2020 11:01am
Remove the Hindu Muslim thing from your mind and then see. Everything is really awesome.
Naved Sep 25, 2020 11:40am
Well done guys. Your conduct has a positive message for all in subcontinent.
JustSaying Sep 25, 2020 02:35pm
Music Knows no Boundaries....(Salutes ato the Artists...)
Gp65 Sep 26, 2020 02:07am
Both Sonu and Sajjan Ali are exceptionally talented.
N abidai Sep 26, 2020 08:28am
Sajjid Ali is complete musicians, he writes poetry ,music and compose ‘s !