Diamonds Forever is series of musical programmes by Shri Siddhivinayak Publicity, Nagpur wherein they try to showcase the journey of legendary singers, music directors, lyricists, film directors, actors and actresses. In this series, till date, they have organized programmes based on the work of legends like SD Burman-R D Burman, Gulzar, Khayyam, Rajesh Khanna, Kishore Kumar, Mohd. Rafi, Vishal Bharadwaj, Rishi Kapoor Anand Bakshi, Ajay-Atul, Gulzar, Madan Mohan, Khayyam, etc. This time they will present songs picturized on Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor.
Raj Kapoor, the greatest showman of Hindi Cinema, the most influential filmmaker of Indian Cinema. His movies were a global success. Raj Kapoor was a canny judge of filmi music and lyrics. Many of the songs he commissioned are evergreen hits. He is also remembered for his strong sense of visual style. He used striking visual compositions, elaborate sets, and dramatic lighting to complete the mood set by the music. He introduced the actresses and helped make their careers.
Shammi Kapoor was a very prominent actor of Hindi Cinema. He is hailed as one of the most entertaining lead actors that Hindi cinema has ever produced. He was one of the leading stars of Hindi cinema during the late 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s. He had a very keen ear for music and was known as ‘Elvis Presley of Indian movies’.
Shashi Kapoor was an actor who has done Hindi as well as English movies. He was one of India’s first actors to go international. He was popular in foreign countries also.
Sagar Madhumatke is known as ‘Voice of Kishore Kumar in Central India. He very easily sings almost all Kishore Kumar songs and is known for his energy as well as feeling in songs. He has his own fan following. He has performed in many cities and is especially invited to sing Kishore Kumar songs. He also has performed with many celebrity singers.
Sarang Joshi is a versatile singer. Equally brilliant in Hindi and Marathi songs. He has performed with many celebrity artists. A very soft spoken Sarang is a power-house performer. He has performed all over India and sings songs of Mohd. Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Manna De.
Shreya Kharabe is a young talented, trained and leading singer. She can sing almost all kinds of songs. She has an album to her credit. She has traveled a lot and to Malaysia also for performance. A convincing performer, she can sing in Hindi and Marathi as well. She has performed with many leading celebrity singers. She participated in Marathi SaReGaMaPa.
Vijay Chivande is into singing since long. He can sing any type of song new or old. He is known for his energetic performance.
Arvind Patil is a very senior singer. He is known as Voice of Mukesh and is into singing for the past 25 years.
Rasika Karmalekar is a versatile singer who is at ease with classical, semi-classical and light music. With a Masters in music, she is a graded artist of All India Radio.
Date & venue details:
Date: Sat, 24 March 2018 at 6:00 PM
Venue: Vasantrao Deshpande Hall: Nagpur