A.R. Rahman concert Rahmanishq in Salt Lake Stadium Kolkata on October 1st

By Awrko Roy / WBRINN

newsdesk.kolkata@washingtonbanglaradio.com

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Kolkata, October 1st (Washington Bangla Radio): What can be more memorable than watching A.R Rahman, the Mozart of Madras performing at Asia’s biggest stadium? What will be the ambience when the music maestro will perform to the tune of his signature Vandemataram song?


If one needs to see this, one should witness “Rahmanishq-feel the love” at the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata. The festive mood is approaching the banks of the city but it is the celebration of A.R Rahman’s ambitious road tour Rahmanishq that has brought about a wave of celebration across the city.


The music Maestro landed in the city of joy at around 7pm in the evening and left for the Hyatt regency for addressing the press. The stage was set for the man who has won two Oscars for his contribution to the Movie ‘Slumdog Millionare’. The excitement was felt at every nook of the venue. The entire delegation from the media was waiting for the special moment to catch the legendary A.R.Rahman at the press meet. The wait was soon over as the most polite musician on Earth stepped on the red carpet of the banquet. He entered the banquet along with his electrifying charisma. He was warmly welcomed by one and all present. He welcomed everybody with his personality and here begins the press meet of much hyped Rahmanishq.


A.R Rahman told the media he was absolutely delighted to come to Kolkata after a long time and perform Rahmanishq. He then added that this is the first city in the country to feel the rhythm of Rahmanishq. He further added that  it is after a long time he is coming to Kolkata, though he did some shows earlier but this is his Rahmanishq which the city will feel first.

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When asked about the one particular moment he felt that he wanted to be a part of music industry he said “It may be the first composing when I felt that I want to do this.”


He told the media that he had opened an institute in Chennai known as K.M.College of music and technology. When asked about his any plans of opening a music school in Kolkata, he told that currently there are no plans like that. He further told that his plan of making a movie is still on but he hasn’t yet finalized who the director should be.

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A.R Rahman was asked if he would be exploring Rabindra Sangeet in near future. He smiled and told the media that it will be his pleasure to score songs on the context of Rabindra Sangeet. He nodded his head and told that may be someday he will love to explore Rabindra sangeet.”


Yuva Bharati Krirangan popularly known as Salt Lake Stadium is ready for the marvelous event on 1st October. The man behind the tunes of movies like Roja, Dil Se, Bombay, Ranjhanna, Rang De Basanti and others is going to rock the stage at the stadium. The whole event is being sponsored by Celkon. The tour starts at Kolkata and mobves to Vizag followed by Jaipur and Ahmedabad. Renowned playback singers like Sukhwinder Singh, Javed Ali, Neeti Mohan, Harshadeep Kaur, Vijay Prakash, Sweta Pandit, Mano and Ranjit Barrot will also accompany him on the stage. Kolkata is all gearing up for a power packed evening which is going to be a milestone in the history of Musical concerts in Kolkata.




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