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Press Release |  02 Mar 2009 14:01 |  By RnMTeam

Universal Music and Zee Marathi Announce "Pancharatna" the Album

MUMBAI: Universal Music India one of the leading Music Companies in India and Zee Marathi has joined hands to come up with a string of albums showcasing the rich tradition of music in Maharashtra. Panchratna... today stands tall with its efforts in taking Maharashtra's young, budding talent to the true music lovers across the country. The idea was conceived keeping in mind the immense talent that has emerged from Maharashtra; from Lata Mangeshkar to Pt Bhimsen Joshi to Suresh Wadkar till today's new-age singers like Swapnil Bandodkar, Bela Shende, Avdhoot Gupte etc.

Music has been an integral part of Maharashtrian culture. The youth even today is inclined to the cultural heritage of the local music which offers diverse genres ranging from Classical to folk to Rock and this is what Universal Music and Zee SaReGaMaPa strive to present to all the avid music lovers.

To add to this sparkling mood, Universal Music has joined hands with Zee Marathi to make this content available to the audiences in the form on Audio CDs, DVDs, VCDs & MP3-CDs at attractive prices.

Says Mr. Rajat Kakar, MD, Universal Music, India, Universal Music is pleased to be part of this historic success of Zee Marathi Li'l Champs. Universal Music is always on the lookout for fresh talent and the Group believes in developing and promoting good talent across the world. Success of Pancharatna album will go a long way in encouraging the music talent in Maharashtra.We wish all the success to these five talented youngsters for their future and would like to see them becoming shining stars of Indian music.

The album series is a compilation of some of the great performances by the Little Champs: Kartiki Gaikawad, Rohit Raut, Arya Ambekar, Prathmesh Laghate and Mugdha Vaishampayan.

Kartiki Kalyanji Gaikwad is the winner of the Marathi competitive music reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs.