Tickets for ‘Cricket Celebrates Mujib 100’ concert featuring AR Rahman go on sale today


AR Rahman, one of the most famous musicians in the subcontinent, confirmed his return to Bangladesh on Saturday. Tickets for the concert, scheduled for March 29, should be available from Monday morning at 10 a.m.

“I am coming to Bangladesh on the occasion of ‘Cricket celebrates 100 years of Mujib’, organized by the Bangladesh Cricket Board [BCB] to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,” said AR Rahman through a video message provided by BCB.

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Fans of the Indian maestro composer, renowned for his many Bollywood classics, would like to put the following date on their calendar: March 29, the day he is due to perform live in Mirpur. Alongside Rahman, popular country singer Momtaz Begum and band Miles are among the performers gracing the stage.

Tickets, priced between BDT 1,000 and 10,000, for the highly anticipated concert will be available at the Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in Mirpur on March 28-29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Club House tickets are priced at 1,000 BDT (Bronze) while “On Ground” tickets are priced at 5,000 BDT (Gold) and 10,000 (Platinum).

“See you on March 29, 2022 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka,” concluded the Oscar-winning musician, who had already performed in Bangladesh at the invitation of BCB before the 2014 T20 World Cup.

The upcoming event takes place after the novel coronavirus outbreak postponed it to 2020 where in addition to hosting a concert with AR Rahman, the BCB also had two T20 exhibition matches between Asia and World XI in store. This time, however, the BCB decided to settle with the gig.


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