UAE: A musical evening was organized by UAE Exchange Express Money in association with India Social and Cultural Centre, Abu Dhabi. A journey into the evergreen melodies, “The Classics” permeated an evening full of songs of the Golden Era of Bollywood.
It was a marvelous musical evening bringing back the memories of the top playback singers like Talat Mehmood, Hemant Kumar, Geeta Dutt, Surayya, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bonsle, Rafi, Mukesh and Kishore Kumar. The famous songs of 1950s, 60s and 70s were also sung.
The six piece Orchestra was headed by the famous keyboard player of Bollywood film Industry Sanjay Mathe, Singers Nirupama Dey (Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge finalist), Chirag Panchal (Sa Re Ga Ma Pa juniors winner) who now also plays the Keyboard, Gopi Kamath: on Guitar and vocals plus Compere, Tejaswini Shahane: One amongst top 50 singers Indian Idol 2 and singer Sudakshina Mukharjee: Retro Voice of Gulf A wonder Retro Voice.
The programme was graced by Padmashree Dr B R Shetty, Chairman NMC; Sudhir Shetty, President of UAE Exchange Global; Sarvotham Shetty, President of Karnataka Sangha Abu Dhabi; Ronald Pinto, Shekar Shetty, Sundhar Shetty and others.
The hall was jam packed with music lovers and the audience enjoyed the musical evening by refreshing their memories of the golden songs of various singers.