Titans of Bollywood to touch down at Emperors Palace
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
For the first time ever in South Africa, get ready to watch the Titans of Bollywood, Vishal and Shekhar Live in concert. The dynamic duo, Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani are the number one music maestros in India. Known for being award-winning lyricists, composers, directors and playback singers, they have sold over 10 million albums worldwide and have composed music for over 60 Bollywood movies. They have performed in over 1000 concerts worldwide and have sung, produced and composed music in Hindi, Tamil, Telegu and Marathi movies.
Vishal Dadlani, a former VJ is also the vocalist of Mumbai-based electronic band Pentagram. Shekhar Ravjiani, a former contestant of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa in 1997, is a trained classical singer. They joined forces in 1997, with the movie, Betaabi, and have been dominating the Bollywood music industry over the last two decades. Dadlani and Ravjiani have been reality TV show judges on shows such as Indian Idol Junior, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs as well as the hit TV shows The Stage and Dil Hai Hindustani. The duo are no strangers to the silver screen having appeared in the movies Om Shanti Om, Tees Maar Khan and Happy New Year. In addition, the talented performers have produced and directed music in Bollywood movies such as Kaante, Jhankaar Beats, Musafir, Rudraksh, Salaam Namaste, Shabd, Dus, Bluffmaster and Taxi No.9211.
Both Dadlani and Ravjiani have received several accolades and awards over the years, with Dadlani being nominated on several occasions for the best male playback singer at the Filmfare awards. In 2010, he was Dan Te Nan, in 2012 nominated for Chammak Challo, 2016 for Gulaabo. The duo won the award for best duet at the Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) in 2014 for Balam Pichkari, IIFA awards for best music director for RA One in 2010 and I Hate Luv Storys in 2011. They were also the proud awardees of the Screen award for the best music director for Student of the Year in 2013 and Happy New Year in 2015. The duo have recorded and delivered hit after hit. A perfect foil for each other, as they can serenade you for their voices as well as get your feet-tapping to amazing dance numbers. Over the last 5 years in South Africa, Vishal and Shekhar’s songs have been voted as the number one and two in South Africa on the Bollywood year-end countdowns. Music lovers and Bollywood enthusiasts have chosen Radha on the Dance floor (2012), 1234…Get on the Dance Floor (2013), Indiawaale (2014), Selfie Re Le Le (2015), Jabra Fan (2016) as their favourite songs.
The concert is proudly brought to you by Imagination Unlimited Group, Nu Metro, Tabloid Newspapers, Colors TV, Megazone Media, Megazone Bollywood, Laudium Sun, Classic India, Golden Events, Brightspark studios and Classic IndiaTickets start from R150 and are available from Computicket. Limited VIP tickets available. For more information contact 071 874 8759 or 083 781 1082. Lucky ticket holders stand a chance to win a Raymond Weil watch worth R20 000 or of one of two Bulova watches worth R12 500 with every ticket purchased. Visit the Facebook page, Titans of Bollywood – Vishal and Shekhar Live.