GET READY FOR EVERLASTING MEMORIES WITH KUMAR SANU & SADHANA SARGAM
In 2015, a team of very successful event organisers and local and international show promoters came together to form a Consortium with an aim to bring quality shows and even. to Australia, and in particular to Sydney. The Consortium of Chopra Productions Pty Ltd, SWRG Events and Vinart Events then in addition to smaller Meet & Greet type events brought hugely successful Concerts of Usha Uthup and Kamal Khan to Sydney in 2015.
The Consortium of Chopra Productions, SWRG Events, and Vinart Events now brings to Sydney a concert that has every hallmark of becoming a super-hit'Everlasting Memories with Kumar Sanu and Sadhana Sargam' which is presented by Fortune World Tour and Himalaya Restaurant Granville and nationally promoted by Friends India Entertainment and What's Up Australia.
Kedarnath Bhattacharya, better known as Kumar Sanu, is a leading Indian playback singer, mostly popular for rendering his voice in Bollywood movies in the 1990s and early 2000s. Kumar Sanu comes from a musical family where his father Pashupati Bhattacharya was a very famous vocalist and music composer. Kumar Sam, who holds a Commerce degree, began performing in 1979 sitting at shows a. restaurant. around Calcutta.
His first break into movies as a playback singer came in 1986 with Bangladeshi film 'Tin Kanya' and in Bollywood in 1990 for movie Aandhiyan' under the music direction of Late Jagjit Singh. On Jagjit Singh's suggestion Kalyanji Anandji gave Kumar Sanu chance to sing in film Jaadugaar which led to him work-ing with many composers and music directors. He, however, came to prominence when he sang all but one song for 1990 film Aashiqui' for which he won the first of his record five consecutive Filmfare Awards as Best Male Playback Singer in Bollywood. His subsequent Filmfare Awards came for songs in movies ‘Saajan', ‘Deewana', ‘Baazigar' and '1942 A Love Story'. In 1993, Kumar Sanu treated a Guinness Book World Record for recording 28 Playback Songs in a single day.
In a career spanning three decades, Kumar Sanu gave us many super-hit songs and has sung with many notable composers including Nadeem-Shravan, Anu Malik, latin•Lalit, Himesh Reshammiya, R.D. Burman, Bappi Lahiri, Suresh Wadkar, Talat Aziz, Anup biota, Shyam Surender,Tapan, Anand-Milind, Ismail Darbar, Kalyanji Anandji, Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Sajid-Wajid, Viju Shah, Uttam Singh, Raam Lax-man, Dilip Sen-Sameer Sen, Anand Raj Anand, Aadesh Shrivastava, Vishal—Shekhar, M. M. Keeravani, Vishal Bhardwaj, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Arun Paudwal, Rajesh Roshan, Ilayaraja and A. R. Rahman.
Kumar Sanu had multiple hit duet numbers with singers Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Sadhana Sargam,Anuradha Paudwal, Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Alisha Chinai, Sunidhi Chauhan, Sapna Mukherjee, Shreya Ghoshal, Poornima, Sapna Awasthi, and others. Most of his hit male duets are with Udit Narayan, Abhijeet Bhattacharya and $onu Nigam. Kumar Sanu has also sung some male duets with S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Amit Kumar, Suresh Wadkar, Nitin Mukesh, Pankaj Udhas, Hariharan, Roop Kumar Rathod, Vinod Rathod, Shabbir Kumar, Mohammad Aziz, Anwar, Shankar Mahadevan, Anu Malik and Bappi Lair, Kumar Sanu is also credited with the highest number of version songs and male duet hits with the finest singers of 1980s and 1990s.
Sadhana Sargam is renowned Indian playback singer with a career spanning nearly four decades. She is the daughter of classical singer and music teacher Neela Ghanekar. Influenced by the musical environment at her home, Sadhana began to learn singing and classical music from the age of four and performed at prestigious music festival Sawai Gandharva at that age. She went on to sing the popular song "Sooraj Ek Chanda Ek Taare Anek'' for Doordarshan at the age six and won a Central Government scholarship at the age of / ten which led to a seven-year learning stint under Pandit Jasraj.
Sadhana Sargam has won most topmost awards in India. Sadhana's first released film as a Playback Singer was Sub-hash Ghai's 'Vidhaata' in 1982 in which she sang the song "Saat Saheliyan" for actress Padmini Kolhapure. She continued to sing in films like 'Tagdeer', `Pighalta Aasmaan', 'Raj Tilak', `Karishma Kudrat Ka', in which she was the only female singer, and others, but it was only with "Har Kisiko Nahin Mina" in film `Janbaaz' in 1986 that she was really noticed.
Sadhana Sargam has sung over 15,000 songs in 34 Indian languages for films, television serials, devotionals and pop music albums and holds a record for being the only Non-South Indian to have won the National Award for a South Indian song.
Kumar Sanu and Sadhana Sargam have sung many superhits due. together in the 1990's including "lab koi Baat Bigad layer" in film 'lure and "Teri Umeed Tera lntezar" in 'Deewana' which Sydney and Melbourne audiences will have the opportunity to witness them perform live in Australia later this year.
Everlasting Memories with Kumar Sanu Sadhana Sargam will be on 30 July 2016 in Sydney at Whitlam Leisure Centre in Liverpool and 31 July 2016 in Melbourne at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Tickets to the Sydney Concert is available online at www.DryTickets.com.au