Chevrolet Global Music Awards GIMA Lifetime Achievement Award - Lata Mangeshkar To Be Honoured

Chevrolet GLobal Indian Music Awards (GIMA)

Mumbai, Nov 16, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRLog) The inaugural edition of the Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) powered by Micromax has conferred upon LataMangeshkar the Lifetime Achievement Award for her stellar achievements in the field of music. The nightingale of the Indian music industry,Lata Mangeshkar has inspired generations of aspiring singers with her unstinting passion for music, continuing to be a guiding light for many budding singers even today.

GIMA, which has been conceptualized by India’s leading event management company, Wizcraft Entertainment, has struck a coup of sorts by having both of India’s musical sisters associated with the first ever awards for the Indian music industry. Asha Bhosale was recently announced as the Goodwill Ambassador for the awards, whilst sister Lataji will be recipient of the first Lifetime Achievement Award which  will be bestowed upon her at a glittering awards function in Mumbai on 10th November 2010.

In a career spanning six and a half decades, LataMangeshkar has won several prestigious awards and honours including the Padma Bhushan (1969), Padma Vibhushan (1999) and Dada Saheb Phalke Award (1989), among several others. She is the second vocalist ever to have received the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour. Mangeshkar was also featured in the Guinness Book of World Records from 1974 to 1991 for having made the most recordings in the world.

The awards evening will see attendance from  some of the biggest names of the Indian music industry including Chevrolet GIMA Goodwill Ambassador - Asha Bhosle, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shaan, Shankar Mahadevan, Ustad Rashid Khan, Pt. Vishva Mohan Bhatt, Salim-Suleiman and  Shreya Ghoshal among many others. An initiative of Wizcraft International Entertainment, Chevrolet GIMA has been instituted with the support of IMI, T-Series, MCAI and other key constituents of the music industry. The inaugural edition of the Awards will be presented at an exclusive ceremony on Wednesday night at Yash Raj Studios, Andheri.

Performance by Saif and Pritam for GIMA

The upcoming Chevrolet Global Indian Music Award powered by Micromax are expected to have a fabulous turn-out of star performances. Among the sensational line-up of performances is Bollywood’s Nawab, Saif Ali Khan who is expected to pair up with musician Pritam in his rockstar avatar. The performance will unleash Saif, the “Rockstar” as he will pull strings to the tunes of R D Burman, paying tribute to one of the greatest Indian musicians. Saif will also perform the popular number from Love AajKal,  ‘Ye Dooriya’.

The awards evening will see in attendance, some of the biggest names of the Indian music industry including Chevrolet GIMA Goodwill Ambassador - Asha Bhosle, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shaan, Shankar Mahadevan, Ustad Rashid Khan, Pt. Vishva Mohan Bhatt, Salim-Suleiman and  Shreya Ghoshal, among many others. An initiative of Wizcraft International Entertainment, Chevrolet GIMA has been instituted with the support of IMI, T-Series, MCAI and other key constituents of the music industry. The inaugural edition of the Awards will be presented at an exclusive ceremony on Wednesday night at Yash Raj Studios, Andheri.

- PRLog