WORCESTER, MA—As Bostonians get ready for the upcoming mega live concert of Bollywood singers Sonu Nigam and Neha Kakkar on April 12 in Boston, local program organizer Arsh Mehrotra sat down for a video interview with INE MultiMedia’s Dreamcatchers host Dr. Manju Sheth.
Ms. Mehrotra, an actress in her own rights and former host of Aap Ka Manoranjan TV program who has brought Bollywood’s top superstars, including the three Khans, to Boston, gave a preview of the upcoming Nigam-Kakkar concert went uncensored when she talked about her previous celebrity guests.
To watch the full video interview, please click here are or on the image below.
Born in a Sikh family, Ms. Mehrotra’s dancing and acting skills prompted her to join and win the United Producers and Filmfare Talent Contest in India while still in her high school. Thereafter, she worked as a lead in Indian films Phool Aur Insaan, Sarfarosh Uddham Singh and Manavata, and would have perhaps made more films but she got married to Anil Mehrotra and flew to Nigeria.
Later when they immigrated to Boston, Ms. Mehrotra started her television show Aap Ka Manoranjan which became a household name during 1993—2006. Entertaining South Asians in New England was not just limited to television shows but also to screening Indian films and Live Concerts by top Stars from India like Aamir, Salman, Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Urmila, Sonali Bendre, Daler Mehndi, Karishma, Kareena, Shahid, John Abraham, Mallika Sherawat, Amisha Patel, Asha Bhosle, Adnam Sami, Sonu Nigam, Jagjit Singh, Ghulam Ali, Shreya Ghosal, and AR Rahman to name a few in no particular order.
Currently, Ms. Mehrotra continues to entertain South Asians by bringing live concerts and screening world premiere Indian films in New England area. More information about the upcoming events and films can be seen at www.AapKaManoranjan.com
In April this year, Ms. Mehrotra is presenting Bollywood singers Sonu Nigam and Neha Kakkar who will perform on Friday, April 12, 2019 in Worcester, MA. The show is produced by Ms. Mehrotra and App Ka Manoranjan in collaboration with Desai Entertainment.
The composition of Sonu Nigam musical show, called “Klose to My Life,” will come to life with a 35 piece symphony orchestra that will accompany him as he enthralls the New England audience with a mix of his old classics and new releases.
Nigam is acclaimed as one of the finest Indian singers and the golden voice of Indi-pop. His back to back hit songs from movies like ‘Wazir”, “P.K”, “Tanu Weds Manu” and many others are testament to the fact that beside being a versatile singer he has a voice to die for.
A performer par-excellence, Nigam has received numerous awards including the National Award, Filmfare, Screen, IIFA, Zee Cine, MTV etc to name a few. Recently he was nominated at the Oscars 2015 for his project with tabla wizard Bickram Ghosh.
The duo will perform at DCU Center in Worcester, MA. The Boston show is part of the singers’ concert of US tour. They are also scheduled to perform in the following US cities:
FRIDAY, MAR 29: Chicago, IL
Sears Center Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL – 60192
SATURDAY, MAR 30: Oakland, CA.
Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA – 94621
SATURDAY, APR 06: Los Angeles, CA.
The Long Beach Arena, 300 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA – 90802
SUNDAY, APR 07: Allen, TX
Allen Event Center, 200 E Stacy Rd #1350, Allen, TX – 75002
SATURDAY, APR 13: San Francisco, CA
TBD, San Francisco, CA – 94102
SATURDAY, APR 20: Houston, TX
NRG Arena, 1 NRG Parkway, Houston, TX – 77054
SATURDAY, APR 27: Trenton, NJ
CURE Insurance Arena, 81 Hamilton Ave, Trenton, NJ – 08611.