Arijit Singh Fails To Recognize Mahira Khan At Dubai Concert, Later Apologizes

Arijit Singh, the renowned Indian singer, recently held a concert in Dubai. The concert was a part of his international tour and was held at the Coca-Cola Arena. The event was a massive hit, with fans flocking to witness Arijit’s mesmerizing performances.

The Unexpected Encounter

During the concert, Arijit spotted the famous Pakistani actress Mahira Khan in the audience. Interestingly, despite having sung for her in the past, Arijit initially failed to recognize her. Arijit Singh introduces Mahira Khan to the public in the viral video. The playback singer addressed the audience and stated,

“You guys must be surprised, should I reveal? I should reveal it in a very nice way. Can we have the camera there? I was trying to recognise this person, then remembered I had sung for her. Ladies and gentlemen Mahira Khan sitting right in front of me. Think about I was singing her song Zaalima and it’s her song and she was singing and standing and I couldn’t recognise her. I am so sorry. Maam gratitude and thank you so much.”

Realizing his mistake, Arijit took a moment to apologize to Mahira. He regretted not recognizing her and thanked her for attending the concert. The audience and Mahira herself appreciated Arijit’s humble gesture.

Arijit gives a shoutout to Mahira Khan in his Dubai concert by singing Zalima
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The ‘Zaalima’ Connection

Arijit and Mahira share a special connection through the song ‘Zaalima’. Arijit had lent his voice to this song for the film ‘Raees,’ in which Mahira starred alongside Shah Rukh Khan. During the concert, Arijit dedicated this song to Mahira.

“Zaalima” is a romantic ballad from the movie “Raees,” composed by JAM8 and written by Amitabh Bhattacharya. Arijit Singh and Harshdeep Kaur sang the song. The song’s music video features Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira Khan.

The song beautifully captures the euphoria of love’s highs and the pain of its lows. It explores the complexities of love, showcasing the intense longing and desire one can feel for another person. The song has received over 283 million views on YouTube, making it one of the most-streamed Bollywood songs on the platform,

The Movie: Raees

Rahul Dholakia directed the 2017 Indian Hindi-language action film “Raees,” which Red Chillies Entertainment and Excel Entertainment produced. The movie stars Shah Rukh Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and Mahira Khan.

The movie, set in Gujarat, India in the early 1980s and 1990s, narrates the fictional tale of Raees, a criminal lord. Raees, despite his criminal background, portrays a man with a golden heart as he builds an empire from scratch.

The Viral Moment

The video of Arijit apologizing to Mahira went viral on social media. Fans praised Arijit for his humility and Mahira for her gracious response. This heartwarming moment added a special touch to the concert.

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