Rahmanishq Press meet - Indian Tour ( Mumbai, India, 29/07/2013 )
The Mozart of Madras, announces a month-long road of tour in India
Oscar-winning musician A.R.Rahman is preparing a big treat for his Indian fans. The Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician, multi-instrumentalist and philanthropist , announces Rahmanishq, at a Mumbai five-star hotel on July 29. The tour will see Rahman embark on a month-long road trip in October performing at concerts in several cities.
The tour will be held in cities like Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Jaipur and Ahmedabad.
Rahman is very excited about the concert.
"It will be an experience of music, great production, joy and fun," he said at a press conference on "Rahmanishq" here Monday.
The concert is touted to be futuristic with a ‘visual extravaganza’ with the combined magic of music and technology.
Talking about the cities selected for the tour, Rahman said: "I always wanted to go to cities you usually don't think of. You generally think of Delhi, Mumbai...the idea was to meet fans in these cities".
On the event coming after 20 years, he said that this is the right time to have it now. "Everything has a right time. It is so good that this is happening now. Three years back I didn't even know my future," he said.
Mr. MS Muralidharan, Managing Director, Techfront & Promoter, Rahmanishq states, "The Indian entertainment industry is simply remarkable. Over the decades it has produced entertainers who have evolved to become global superstars. As one of the front runners in the technology sector, we are ecstatic to be hosting one of the greatest artists in the creative industry. A. R. Rahman has proved to the world that the Indian entertainment industry has come of age when he took home the Academy, and Grammy awards. It takes once-in-a-lifetime musical genius to give once-in-alifetime musical experience and we will be delivering a world class audio visual viewing pleasure to the senses with technical sorcery we have designed especially for this tour. We are creating special mobile applications which we will leverage during this tour with the help of augmented reality. Anything AR Rahman does raises expectations amongst his fan following all over the globe and we will remain committed to uphold that promise. Rahmanishq is a strategic endeavour to bring international standards across all production platforms and showcase next generation technology for entertainment events worldwide."
Rahman will also be joined by other singers like Javed Ali, Neeti Mohan, Shweta Pandit, Vijay Prakesh, Harshdeep Kaur among others during the tour. The singers also joined the press conference through video conferencing of press meets held simultaneously in Ahmedabad and Kolkata.
Tickets for India will go live from 15th.
The Rahmanishq concert is a Techfront's presentation. It is supported by creative and artist management partner Rapport Global Events and radio partner Radio Mirchi. The event is managed and produced by Techfront. . Get entertained and feel the infinite love. Rahmanishq – A.R. RAHMAN LIVE IN CONCERT!
Complete Tour List
Kolkata, India - Salt Lake Stadium, 1st October - 2013
Visakhapatnam, India - Andhra University Ground, 12th October - 2013
Jaipur, India - Bhawani Niketan Education Trust, 20th October - 2013
Ahmedabad, India - Sardar Patel Stadium, 27th October - 2013