Conceptualised and produced by Kickstart Entertainment, the first concert will be a tribute to T-Series’ Gulshan Kumar and will be held in Mumbai on September 22
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | September 11, 2015
Colors has announced the creation of a musical property focusing on developing a string of live music events, called ‘Suron Ke Rang’, catering to its music-loving viewers. The first concert will be on the man behind the establishment of T-Series – late Gulshan Kumar.
This first-of-its-kind association will bring together over 40 musical stalwarts and 60 popular compositions across three decades to launch the ‘Suron Ke Rang – Salaam Shri Gulshan Kumar’ tribute concert.
Conceptualised and produced by Kickstart Entertainment, this musical extravaganza will be held in Mumbai on September 22, 2015 and will air on Colors later this year.
Commenting on partnership with T-Series, Raj Nayak, CEO, Colors, said, “Over the years, we have strived to present Indian viewers with multiple entertainment avenues across genres and categories. ‘Suron Ke Rang’ is another step in this direction – curating content beyond the realm of films to celebrate the best of the music industry. Our first offering will be a tribute concert celebrating the illustrious life of Gulshan Kumar and his contribution towards changing the face of the Indian music industry with songs that have touched the hearts of millions. We are happy to join hands with T-Series for this unique concert, a company which has changed the face of Indian music with a multitude of offerings in every genre catering to music-lovers with varied preferences.”
Elaborating further, Bhushan Kumar, Chairman and Managing Director, T-Series said, “‘Suron Ke Rang – Salaam Shri Gulshan Kumar’ is a celebration of T-Series and pays tribute to my father, Gulshan Kumar for his contribution towards making the Indian music industry a global phenomenon. It was his vision that has helped us to become the biggest music production company in India today and we could not think of a better way to thank him for his forward thinking. We are happy to join hands with Colors, another visionary in the world of television, and are looking forward to collectively provide global viewers with the best in music and entertainment.”
The concert will feature well-known names such as AR Rahman, Shankar Mahadevan, Anuradha Paudwal, Mika Singh, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Himesh Reshammiya, Shaan, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Abhijeet, Anup Jalota, Sapna Mukherjee composers like Pritam Chakarborty, Raju Singh, along with new age talent like Tulsi Kumar, Mithoon, Benny Dayal, Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros, Akriti Kakkar, Amaal & Armaan Malik and DJ Chetas.
Sonu Nigam and Ayushmann Khurrana will be the hosts for the evening.