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Radio Mirchi launches Mirchi Musical Navras this Navratri

FM station plans special programming based on two themes that the festival truly stands for – Music and Dance

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | October 16, 2012

Radio Mirchi, India’s leading radio station, is celebrating the festival of Navratri once again with great zeal. This year the radio station has planned special programming based on two themes that the festival truly stands for – Music and Dance. With Mirchi Musical Navras on the evening show Sunset Samosa, RJs Meera and Suren will serve the listeners with a platter of 9 Rasas and its presence in contemporary Bollywood music. To add to the zeal, all RJs on Mirchi will be giving out passes to listeners to Mumbai’s most acclaimed and celebrated Navratri Pandals.

Mirchi Musical Navras is an innovative series in which RJs Meera and Suren will explore Bollywood Music on the 9 Rasa’s on their show Sunset Samosa. The unique initiative on radio will focus on a musical celebration of each rasa through all-time popular hits. It will also encompass musical instruments that lend to a particular rasa. The Rasas viz, Shringaar, Karun, Vibhatsa, Krodh, Bhayanak Shanti, Hasya, Adbhut and Veer will keep listeners riveted and asking for more!

Mirchi Music Navras will commence on 15th October with one of the most important rasas – the Shringaar rasa. This rasa that will take listeners on a journey of songs evoking feelings of love will be the focus on the first day with songs such as Tere Naina, Ishq Sufiyana, Pee Loon, Saibo and many more. The following day listeners along with RJs Meera and Suren will take an emotional voyage of separation and solitude. Songs such as Jiyen Kyun, Tanha Dil, Maa et al will encapsulate the Karuna rasa in Bollywood music for listeners on October 16th. RJs Meera and Suren will then explore theVibhatsa, Krodha and Bhayanak rasas on the 17th October with songs such as Sadda Haq, Aali Re and Teri Keh Ke Loonga.

On the 4th day of the Mirchi Music Navras, RJs Meera and Suren will delve into devotional and soulful Sufi songs with the Shaanti rasa. On 19th and 22nd Oct, the duo will embark on a thrilling journey and take an interesting look at music that puts one in a fun or happy mood and even tickles the funny bone with the many fascinating facets of the Hasya rasa. Celebratory and amusing tracks such as English Vinglish, Aunty ji, Dreamum Wakeappum and It’s the time to disco will thus make their way to the song list on these days as part of the Hasya rasa. The Adbhut rasa will explore the element of awe or trepidation with songs that express wonder, astonishment and curiosity on the 23rd Oct. 24th Oct, the day of Dussehra, will be dedicated to the Veer rasa with tracks such as Chak De, Singham, Chale Chalo and Main Hoon Don dominating the music play-out.

If this musical treat isn’t enough to thrill the listeners this festival, they also stand a chance to experience the excitement of live music and dance at two of Mumbai’s most celebrated Navratri pandals. By simply tuning in to Mirchi and participating in various contests played across shows throughout the festive season, several Mirchi listeners will be winning multi-day passes to Naidu Club’s famous Dandiya Raas at Kora Kendra, Borivali as well as Shree Samarth Ekta Group’s Nirvana Navratri Mahotsav at Somaiya Grounds, Ghatkopar.

Keep listening to RJ Meera and RJ Suren on Sunset Samosa every Monday – Saturday at 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM only on Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM – It’s HOT!

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