Celebrating the Legends
September 5, 2012
August 30, 2012
Symphony Hall
0121 345 0600
Centenary Square, Birmingham, B12 AH2, United Kingdom

The husband and wife duo, Roop Kumar Rathod and Sunali Rathod, will travel with eight musicians, taking the UK audience on a trip down memory lane in an evening of unforgettable timeless melodies from yesteryear in addition to Roop’s own hits from Bollywood. Saregama, India’s largest and highly reputable music label, are bringing their tour over to Birmingham. Bollywood has come a long way since its first ever film in 1913, and ‘Celebrating the Legends’ has handpicked a selection of songs from the greatest singers. In recent years the international recognition received after Mira Nair’s Salaam Bombay, as well as the award-winning Slumdog Millionaire which brought popularity of Indian Cinema to the West. However it is the music of the films that is best remembered and it was with Saregama that most Indian legends began their careers, lending their voices to the mega stars on screen. Join the duo (the voices behind many contemporary hits from Bollywood blockbusters to Ghazals and Sufi songs) who will showcase the incredible vocal talents of legends Mohammad Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Talat Mahmood and Noor Jehan in what promises to be a musical masterpiece.