RadioandMusic
| 19 Nov 2017
T-Series and Colors join hands for 'Suron Ke Rang - Salaam Shri Gulshan Kumar'

MUMBAI: Indian music label- T-Series, and TV channel- Colors will be seen coming together to develop a music property ‘Suron Ke Rang – Salaam Shri Gulshan Kumar’ that involves 40 musical stalwarts, and 60 popular and unique compositions across three decades. The concert will be a tribute to founder of T-Series, the late Gulshan Kumar.

The event will be held on 22nd September in Mumbai and the concert will be hosted by popular Bollywood singer- Sonu Nigam and singer-actor Ayushmann Khurrana.

Renowned artists like AR Rahman, Shankar Mahadevan, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Himesh Reshammiya, Shaan, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Abhijeet, Anup Jalota, Pritam Chakarborty, Raju Singh and Sapna Mukherjee among others, will rock the event. Additionally, music director Jeet Ganguli has composed a special song for the concert, with lyrics penned by Manoj Muntashir.

The evening will also have names like Shilpa Rao, Shalmali Kholgade, Palak Muchhal,Tulsi Kumar, Mithoon, Benny Dayal, Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros, Akriti Kakkar, Amaal and Armaan Malik and DJ Chetas, who will all come together for the musical extravaganza.

Colors, CEO, Raj Nayak, 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 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.”

T-Series, chairman and MD, Bhushan Kumar 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 event has been conceptualised by Kickstart Entertainment, and will air on Colors later this year.