`Pakistani Justin Bieber` Asim Azhar coming to UK

PTI| Updated: Aug 16, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

London: Pop star Asim Azhar, dubbed as the `Pakistani Justin Bieber`, is preparing for his first UK concert.

Azhar, 17, is to perform his current single `Maahi Aaja` at an upcoming London gig, suggest reports.

"I`m excited to release my new single. The last year has been incredible for me, especially in Pakistan where my home fans have been unbelievable," said the singer.

"The release of `Maahi Aaja` is the next step of my journey. I`m now looking forward to my forthcoming USA tour this month, followed by my first UK performance at the London Mela on August 31. "I can`t wait to perform and meet all my UK fans," Azhar said.

The pop star has already had three consecutive number ones in the Pakistani pop charts in the last 18 months, debuting with an Urdu cover of Ed Sheeran`s `The A Team`.