Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik launched his own eatery — The Rice Bowl.
The inauguration ceremony was held in a posh area of Lahore, attended by different cricketers, including Babar Azam, Ahmed Shehzad, Kamran Akmal, Hassan Ali, Wahab Riaz.
Former cricketers Waqar Younis and Inzamam ul Haq were also spotted at Malik’s restaurant.
Pakistani singer Atif Aslam paid a surprise visit to the restaurant.
Shoaib Malik took to Twitter to thank the pop star for attending the launch ceremony. He said it was a “pleasant surprise” for him to see the singer on the special day.
“A lovely surprise to see Atif Aslam pop out of the blue at the launch event of #RiceBowl earlier today. You are great, Sir. love you,” Malik wrote.
Recently, media reports said Peshawar Zalmi’s Shoaib Malik would be singing the anthem for his franchise.
Sharing a photo on his Instagram account, Malik captioned, “the Zalmi rapper”.
In the picture, Malik can be seen wearing fancy sunglasses and accessories on his hands like rappers.
It is pertinent to state that the official anthem for the T20 tournament hasn’t been released yet.
Zalmi’s anthem for the last season was sung by Abdullah Siddiqui, which featured Mahira Khan, Hania Aamir, Turkish actress Esra Bilgic, and Ali Rehman.