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Colors introduces live music event property ‘Suron Ke Rang’

MUMBAI: Colors has announced the creation of a unique musical property that will focus on developing a string of live music events called ‘Suron Ke Rang’.

The first concert will celebrate the life and work of late Gulshan Kumar, the man behind the leading music label T-Series.

The association with the Bollywood music giant will bring together over 40 musical stalwarts, 60 popular compositions across three decades to launch the ‘Suron Ke Rang: Salaam Shri Gulshan Kumar’ tribute concert.

Colors CEO Raj Nayak said, “Over the years, we have striven to present Indian viewers with multiple entertainment avenues across genres and categories. ‘Suron Ke Rang’ is another step in this direction—curating content beyond the realm of films to celebrate the best of the music industry. We are happy to join hands with T-Series for this unique concert, a company which has changed the face of Indian music with a multitude of offerings in every genre catering to music-lovers with varied preferences.”

T-Series MD and chairman Bhushan Kumar said, “‘Suron Ke Rang: Salaam Shri Gulshan Kumar’ is a celebration of T-Series and pays tribute to my father for his contribution to making the Indian music industry a global phenomenon. It was his vision that has helped us to become the biggest music production company in India today and we could not think of a better way to thank him for his forward thinking. We are happy to join hands with Colors, another visionary in the world of television, and are looking forward to collectively providing global viewers with the best in music and entertainment.”

Names like AR Rahman, Shankar Mahadevan, Anuradha Paudwal, Mika Singh, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Himesh Reshammiya, Shaan, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Abhijeet, Anup Jalota, Sapna Mukherjee composers like Pritam Chakarborty, Raju Singh along with new age singers Tulsi Kumar, Mithoon, Benny Dayal, Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros, Akriti Kakkar, Amaal & Armaan Malik, and DJ Chetas will come together for a musical evening to pay homage to Kumar.

Singer Sonu Nigam and actor Ayushmann Khurrana will be the hosts for the evening. Conceptualised and produced by Kickstart Entertainment, the musical evening will be held in Mumbai on 22 September and will air on Colors later this year.

Keeping in mind the rapidly developing Indian music industry, ‘Suron Ke Rang – Colors Ke Sang’ series will celebrate the world of Indian music through multiple concerts and the first tribute concert will recognise the accomplishments of T-Series over the past three decades.