LAHORE: Atif Aslam and Aima Baig will sing the HBL Pakistan Super League 2022 anthem, which has been produced and composed by Abdullah Siddiqui, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Thursday.
According to a press release issued by the cricket board, the anthem will be released next week through an event partner. “The theme of the song is inspirational and motivational with the lyrics and music aimed at uplifting the mood of the fans and the nation,” the statement added.
This will be the first time Atif Aslam will sing the PCB’s marquee event song, while Aima Baig had featured in last year’s Groove Mera, which turned out to be a smashing hit.
In a statement, Abdullah Siddiqui said: “Getting to produce this anthem is a dream for any musician, and I’m very honored and thankful to the PCB for the opportunity this year.
“Both Atif Aslam and Aima Baig are undeniably the best and working with them has been a privilege. I’m very excited for fans to hear what we have come up with,” he said, adding, “We have tried to produce a song that captures the spirit of the game in a meaningful way, while still being very fun and catchy.”
Atif Aslam is an international acclaimed Pakistan singer who has recorded numerous chart-topping songs for local and international film industry.
In 2008, he was bestowed with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (medial of distinction) from the government of Pakistan, while he has received over 50 other different awards from within and outside Pakistan.
Aima Baig is one of the most popular female voices in Pakistan. In the past seven years, she has recorded a number of top charts and has won local and international awards.