Live Viacom18 to organise A R Rahman concert ‘Encore’ in 4 cities
After a hiatus of over half a decade, music maestro A.R. Rahman will embark on a stadium tour spanning across four cities between November and December this year. A. R. Rahman Encore- The Concert, in association with MTV will be a fully seated event and will be held at venues in each city to enthrall a combined audience of over 100,000 people.
Live Viacom18 in association with MTV and the official ticketing partner BookMyShow will present this spectacle encapsulating the essence of two and a half decade journey of the music legend, bringing to life some of his Bollywood melodies. The ticket sales for this mega concert will go live exclusively on BookMyShow on Thursday, October 12, 2017 with ticket prices starting at INR 1000.
Rahman is planning an exclusive set list for this tour, covering the entire spectrum of some of his best works right from Roja to Ok Jaanu. A.R. Rahman will also play some pieces on the piano. He will be accompanied by singers like Jonita Gandhi, Mohit Chauhan, Javed Ali, Shaashaa Tirupati, Hriday Gattani, and Harshdeep Kaur on the tour.
Speaking about the concert, Saugato Bhowmik, Head, Live Viacom18 and Consumer Products, Viacom18, said, “It is an absolute delight to be associated with this huge multi city tour of A. R. Rahman who is one of the biggest names in the Indian music industry. I am sure that all fans alike cannot wait to watch him perform live and bring alive some of his bollywood’s best melodies in a first of its kind tour in the country. We have always believed in bringing the best musical experience to our fans and this concert is going to do just that.”’
Mr. Kunal Khambhati, Head - Live Events and IP, BookMyShow elaborates, "In line with BookMyShow's vision to build India as a live entertainment destination, we are excited to offer an unforgettable experience to the audience at A.R. Rahman ENCORE. The tour promises to be an enthralling musical experience and we are Committed to ensure a transparent, seamless, and unforgettable opportunity to all Rahman fans. The event will be among the biggest homegrown musical acts witnessed in the recent times and we are determined to make it a phenomenal success.”
The production aims to feature a unique and one of a kind stage set up, complete with state of the art paraphernalia for a truly magical experience.
26th November - Gachibowli Stadium, Hyderabad
3rd December - -TransStadia, Ahmedabad
17th December– CCI Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
23rd December– Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, New Delhi
The tour is brought in association with Hyderabad Talkies in Hyderabad, White River Entertainment in Ahmedabad, Viacom18 in Mumbai and Maham in New Delhi.
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