Tamil Nadu celebrates its pride: Oscar and Grammy award winner, AR Rahman
Music maestro AR Rahman will celebrate his 25-year musical journey, paying tribute to his homeland, Tamil Nadu, and taking audiences through his ‘Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, ‘NetruIndruNaalai.’ TheAR Rahman concert, presented by 7 UPis an initiative by IIFA Utsavam, and will be produced by Wizcraft International Entertainment. The concert will be held at YMCA grounds, Nandanam, Chennai on 12th of January 2018,6 pm onwards.
After his phenomenal performance at the IIFA 2017 in NewYork, which marked the beginning of his celebration of completing 25 years, the music maestro is all set to bring back Tamil Pride through the magic of his music after two years to Chennai.The three-hour spectacle by the Oscar-winning, Grammy-winning composer AR Rahman, shall give a glimpse of some of his biggest hits and his musical journey featuring personalities who have played an important role in his musical journey.
The musical and visual extravaganza will feature some of the most talented artists from across the country such as renowned singersNeeti Mohan, Shashaa Kiran Tirupati, Carnatic vocalist Haricharan, multi-lingual composer Vijay Prakash and Indo-American music producer Sid Sriram. These are some of the artists who will be accompanying the maestro as he takes us through his musical expedition. More artists will be added to the star-studded lineup.
Sharing his excitement, AR Rahman says “The past 25 years have been truly incredible. It has been a beautiful journey and I am grateful to my fans as I look forward to perform in Chennai, my home city.
The people of Tamil Nadu are always special and performing before them in my 25th year is a privilege. I’d like to say ‘Thank You’ to all of them on this occasion”
Wizcraft International director and co-founder, Sabbas Joseph shares “We’ve had the opportunity to work with AR Rahman on several projects including the launch of VandeMataram at the celebrations of 50 years of Indian Independence and then more recently the premiere of his 25-year celebration at the Metlife Stadium in New York. The concert before his home fans is a truly exciting opportunity because they have followed and encouraged him through this entire journey and he is their pride. We are grateful to Rahman for giving us the opportunity to produce and promote this celebration.”
Vipul Prakash, Senior Vice President – Beverage Category, PepsiCo India said, “We are honoured to present the 7Up AR Rahman concert in Chennai to celebrate 25 years of enchanting music that Mr Rahman has given the world. 7Up is a well-loved brand in Tamil Nadu and has led several refreshing campaigns to bring together the youth through various platforms. We are proud to have partnered with Mr Rahman for the 7Up ThamizhNaattinKural voice hunt to find seven of the state’s most vibrantly talented singers. We are excited to see these seven winners live their dream as they perform live on stage at the concert in Chennai, with the legend himself.”
The NetruIndruNaalai concert produced by Wizcraft Entertainment International shall create a spiritual bond with his audiences as they embark to experience the magical ride of words and the power of AR Rahman’s music.
AR Rahman’s fans can now book tickets on https://insider.in/chennai.