T-Series has joined hands with the entertainment channel Colors for the creation of a unique musical property focusing on developing a string of live music events called ‘Suron Ke Rang’. The concert will celebrate the illustrious life and the works of the man behind the establishment of T-Series in the Indian Film industry – Shri Gulshan Kumar. This first-of-its-kind association will bring together over 40 musical stalwarts, 60 popular and unique compositions across three decades to launch the ‘Suron Ke Rang – Salaam Shri Gulshan Kumar’ tribute concert. With names like AR Rahman, Shankar Mahadevan, Anuradha Paudwal, Mika Singh, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Himesh Reshammiya, Shaan, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Abhijeet, Anup Jalota, Sapna Mukherjee, Shilpa Rao, Shalmali Kholgade, Palak Muchhal; composers like Pritam Chakarborty, Raju Singh along with new age sensations like Tulsi Kumar, Mithoon, Benny Dayal, Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros, Akriti Kakkar, Amaal & Armaan Malik and DJ Chetas will all come together for a soulful and visually appealing musical evening and pay homage to Shri Gulshan Kumar. Music director Jeet Ganguli has composed a special song for the concert which is penned by Manoj Muntashir. Hosted by Ayushmann Khurrana along with Sonu Nigam as a guest host the event will be held in Mumbai on 22nd September which is conceptualized by Kickstart Entertainment.
Commenting on partnership with T-Series, Raj Nayak, CEO of 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 Shri 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.”
‘Suron Ke Rang – Salaam Shri Gulshan Kumar’ will showcase performances across genres showcasing the growth of Indian film music – from romantic films songs and spiritual bhajans, to foot tapping remixes, party hits, new-age Bollywood songs and unplugged EDM versions that have become a rage today, the concert will celebrate the coming to age of the Indian music industry. 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, Shri 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 air on Colors later this year.
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