Produced & Edited By Saqib Ul Islam, Urdu VOA News, Washington
Pakistani pop and playback singer Atif Aslam and top Indian playback singer Shreya Ghoshal, performed together in Washington DC which brought together thousands of Pakistani and Indian people together. The highlight of the concert was to promote peace between both countries through a project called Aman ki Asha. The first time in the history of the subcontinent major media groups in the two countries have launched a concerted effort to bring people together and create an environment to for peace and dialogue between India and Pakistan to succeed.
Part 1 of the piece reflects the high point of this concert Aman Ki Asha. Both artists expressed their views about their respective countries and about sharing the stage.
Atif Aslam : Heartthrob of millions around the world with a Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Medal of Distinction) from Pakistani government. He was awarded Best Playback singer in India in 2006. MTV named him as the most stylish and most wanted male singer in the subcontinent.
Shreya Ghoshal : 4-time National Award and 4 Filmfare Award winning playback singer in Bollywood. At only 24 years old Ghoshal has won 29 national awards so far.
Saqib Ul Islam
Urdu VOA News