Rahat`s pleasant experience with Indian immigration officials

Updated: Jul 28, 2010, 15:51 PM IST

Mumbai: Pakistani sufi singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who has sung some melodious Bollywood numbers in the recent past, says he was extremely happy to see how Indian immigration officials have started recognizing him and don`t create any problems.

During the shoot of Star Plus` new reality show "Chhote Ustaad", the singer explained the importance of the unique platform given to the young contestants from Pakistan and spoke about how these budding singers should transcend barriers with their music.

Rahat narrated a personal experience and said: "It is usual for the Pakistani officials to be acquainted with me, but I was taken by surprise when even the Indian immigration officials started recognizing me. It was a proud moment for me as I realised for the first time that music can truly transcend barriers".

IANS