CHENNAI: Satrangi’s Yeh Shaam Mastani will celebrate the evergreen numbers picturised on India’s first superstar Rajesh Khanna, on December 6 at the TN Rajarathinam Auditorium. The evening dedicated to one of the most cherished actors in the country, will feature songs from the 60s to the 80s. It will comprise some of the well-known numbers sung by Kishore Kumar, Mohammad Rafi, Mukesh and Manna Dey. Pramod Nair, the founder of Satrangi, will render the numbers and will be accompanied by Bengaluru-based singer Preeti Rao. This will be Preeti’s first show in Chennai.
Nair says, “We have some unforgettable numbers for Rajesh Khanna that are both melodious and timeless. The show will be a celebration of the actor and the music that made him immortal to his fans.” The concert will include numbers from runway hits of this period like Kati Patang, Amar Prem, Anand, Safar, Mere Jeevan Saathi, Andaz, Aap Ki Kasam, Daag and Mehboob Ki Mehndi.
Apart from the solos and duets on pre-recorded tracks, Preethi will render a few popular female solos from the actor’s films. Pramod adds, “We will also have some popular dialogues by Rajesh Khanna and scenes from his movies that are remembered by movie buffs even today. In entirety, the show will be an all out tribute to the actor. ” The host for the evening, Udya Meghani, will take the audience on a trip down memory lane with anecdotes about his life as well.
Tickets for this event are priced between `200 and `750 and will be delivered on calling 9884778073, or log on to www.indianstage.in or www.eventjini.com
Yeh Shaam Mastani will be staged on December 6 at TN Rajarathinam Auditorium, RA Puram, at 7 pm.