BURLINGTON, MA—If you attend “Taraane Pyaar Ke–Kishore Se Sanu Tak” Bollywood singing program on Sept. 29 in Burlington, MA, you will go down the memory lane with Bollywood’s most romantic songs of the 70s, 80s and 90s sung by Kishore Kumar and Kumar Sanu. Among the local singers, you will also see some familiar and some brand new faces and talents during the two-hour program.
For a preview of the upcoming program, INDIA New England News sat down with the two key organizers of the program– Valentino Almeida, Ajay Koul—to talk about the Taraane Pyaar Ke–Kishore Se Sanu Tak. To watch the 18-minute video interview, please click here.
“It will feature memorable songs from two of Bollywood’s legendary singers – Kishore Kumar and Kumar Sanu, and we hope to take you down memory lane as you enjoy the immensely popular tunes from the 70s through 90s,” said Mr. Almeida.
Added co-organizer and singer Ajay Koul: “Rehearsals are going on in full swing and tickets for the show are selling fast. The entire Taraane Pyaar Ke production team would like to thank all audiences in advance for their love and support.”
Singers Almeida and Koul will be joined by three other local singers: Sowmya Shri, Reshma Nair and Neha Varma. “They are all excited to present to the audiences some popular solos and duets from that era,” said Mr. Koul.
In an earlier interview with INDIA New England News, Mr. Almeida said that when it comes to Hindi cinema, the music industry has produced some great legendary singers, composers and song writers over the years.
“One such legendary gem was Kishore Kumar, the greatest entertainer and one of the most successful playback singer from the Hindi film industry,” said Mr. Almeida. “He became the voice of India’s top screen actors in the course of a career that spanned over nearly four decades,” said Mr. Almeida.
A devout fan of singer K.L Siagal, a high point in Kishore Kumar’s career came in 1969 with film Aradhana song “Mere Sapnon Ki Rani” after which he became the leading playback singer of Hindi cinema with his own singing style.”
Demise of Kishore Kumar in 1987 created a vacuum that was filled by another legendary singer – Kumar Sanu whose style of singing was greatly influenced by Kishore Kumar. Kumar Sanu started his playback career, as Kedarnath Bhattacharya, and in 1989, Jagjit Singh introduced Kumar Sanu to Kalyanji-Anandji. On their suggestion, he changed his name to “Kumar Sanu” because his voice and singing style were much influenced by Kishore Kumar and had his first major
The evening will be hosted by Syed Ali Rizvi. Dinner is catered by ‘Masala Art’ and is included in the ticket price.
Tickets are available online @ Sulekha.com at the below link –
Children under age 6 unfortunately are not permitted
Venue: Marshall Simonds Middle School Auditorium
Address: 114 Winn St, Burlington, MA 01803.
For those who are still interested and would like to attend the event an buy their tickets at
Dinner is catered by ‘Masala Art’ is included in the ticket price.