Sparsh, who was born with a rare medical condition known as osteogenesis imperfecta or brittle bone disease will be singing the Indian National anthem at the Howdy Modi event in Houston
Houston: Specially-abled Indian-origin teenager Sparsh Shah will be singing the Indian National anthem at the Howdy Modi event in Houston, Texas on Sunday (September 22). 16-year-old Sparsh, who was born with a rare medical condition known as osteogenesis imperfecta or brittle bone disease, said to media that he is "super super excited" to finally meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to perform in front of him and US President Donald Trump.
Sparsh will sing Jana, Gana, Mana in front of 50,000 people at the NRG Stadium in Houston, which has one of the largest concentration of more than 1,50,000 Indian -American community in the United States.
Sparsh has been trained in Indian classical music for the last nine years and American vocal music for more than five years.
He was also ranked as one of the Top 10 Indian origin child prodigies by Yahoo last year. Sparsh Shah has appeared on several radio and television programmes, including Kaun Banega Crorepati (Who Wants To Be A Millionaire).
“I am honored and humbled to be invited to sing the Indian National Anthem at a Community Summit in honor of the Prime Minister of India, Shri @narendramodi; in the presence of the President of USA, Mr @realdonaldtrump & 50,000 audience members in Houston, TX+Billions watching live!” Sparsh Shah had tweeted.
“Special thanks to the Texas India Forum and Mela Productions for bestowing this honor! I am proud to represent Voice of Specially Abled People at this prestigious event,” Sparsh Shah said on his Facebook page.
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Last Updated Sep 22, 2019, 11:59 AM IST