Main Koi Aisa Geet Gaoon - A Show By Javed Akhtar

10/21/2018 7:00 PM

Main Koi Aisa Geet Gaoon - A Show By Javed Akhtar

Main Koi Aisa Geet Gaoon - A Show By Javed Akhtar
A live interactive session of poetry, songs, and story telling!

VIP tickets include Meet and Greet and Dinner with Javed Akhtar.

In “Main Koi Aisa Geet Gaaoon “ Javed Akhtar takes you on a journey of how some of his songs were created with anecdotes that regale, amuse, bring a lump to your throat and tear at your heartstrings. How Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga from 1942 A Love Story was created, what was the situation that led to the song Ek Do Teen from Tezaab? What happened when Karan Johar first heard the words of the immortal Kal Ho Na Ho? How AR Rahman only starts working at 2 am and many more back stories with a look Behind The Scenes!

He will be accompanied by famous playback singers of Hindi films… Raman Mahadevan, and Jahnvi Shrimankar who will sing the songs Javed Akhtar will talk about. So brace yourself for an enchanting evening of delightful music, foot tapping rhythms and a journey down memory lane.

The team will consist of Javed Akhatar, Raman Mahadevan (singer), Parthiv Gohil (singer), Jahnvi Shrimankar (singer), 5 musicians - Vishal Dhumal (keyboard), Dharmesh Joshi (keyboard), Hiten Prasad (tabla), Rahul Kahar (drums) and Sunil Pandya (Percussion & production).
About the Artists:
Javed Akhtar: He is a renowned poet, lyricist, and a screenwriter of Bollywood cinema. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri (1999), Padma Bhushan (2007), the Sahitya Akademi Award India's second highest literary honor, for his poetry collection Lava, as well as five National Film Awards. Akhtar was nominated to the Parliament upper house Rajya Sabha on 16 November 2009.

Raman Mahadevan:
 He is an Indian playback singer, known for his Bollywood songs. He released an indipop album, Ramanasia, in 2007. Raman worked for 
the IT and ITeS industry before taking up singing full-time. He learnt Carnatic 
music from guru Prasanna Warrier and later from Girija Shesu. He also learnt 
tabla from guru Palash Bordoloi. Apart from advertising jingles for Frito Lays, 
Pepsi, and Mirinda, he has also sung title song for "Aap Ki Kachehri" and also worked with dandiya groups. He has also released his own music album 
Ramanasia in 2007 and was featured in the song Tere Liye, composed by 
Saikat-Shankar, released in June  2009.  
Jahnavi Shrimankar:  powerhouse performer Jahnavi has started singing 
at the age of 7 and she has been trained under legends such as Smt. Kaumudi Munshi and Shri. Purshottam Upadhyay. Jahnavi brings and exceptional blend 
of Indian classical music and folk music through her music and let her voice to numerous Bollywood films, TV serials, ad jingles, theatre and radio plays. 
Having share stage with Parthiv Gohil she has toured all around the world 
featuring in shows like Navras, Ishq Sufiana, Rag Rang, Ragas to Rock, 
Kavya Samaroh and Gujarati Jalso.
Interview: ​

Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018
Time: ​7pm
Venue: Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Tickets: $39+, here or
Contact: Navin Gurnaney, White Tiger Entertainment,

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