Music veteran and all-around genius, A. R. Rahman was recently in Dubai for celebrating 25 years in the music. Rahman surprised a 1000 girl choir at Bollywood Parks, Dubai, and spoke to the members of press and media here in the UAE. Here are some exclusive pictures from the event as well as some shots of the maestro himself.
Oscar and Grammy winning virtuoso AR Rahman comes to the Middle East with a landmark musical evening at the Concert Arena, BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts™, the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park destination, is a first of its kind theme park showcasing the authentic Bollywood experience through rides and attractions based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters.
Aptly titled The Journey: A Celebration of Music, the concert will see the prolific singer-songwriter and composer, eclipse his previous performances by taking audiences through a dazzling tour of his greatest musical achievements.
Accompanied by a troupe of Bollywood’s biggest voices: Neeti Mohan, Harshdeep Kaur, Javed Ali, Benny Dayal, Jonita Gandhi, Keba Jeremiah and Haricharan Seshadri.
Hosted within the grand settings of BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, audiences will witness a concert of a lifetime, brimful of entertainment, spectacle and nostalgia, that no Bollywood and Hindi music enthusiast should miss.
Ahmad Hussain Bin Essa, General Manager – Theme Parks, DXB Entertainments PJSC, owner of Dubai Parks and Resorts said, “BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai recreates the Bollywood experience through themed attractions and rides based on some of the biggest blockbusters from the Indian film industry. As the only Bollywood themed park in the world, we have hosted a number of high-profile Bollywood events at our destination and we are proud to host the mega concert of the musical maestro, AR Rahman ‘The Journey: A Celebration of Music’ on the momentous occasion of Indian Republic Day at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai.”
Organized by India’s very own spin doctors of sound, Brothers Incorporated – the event looks to set a new benchmark for Asian concerts in the region.
“It’s truly an honour to bring AR Rahman down to Dubai, especially as a launchpad to kick off an anthology tour dedicated to his remarkable 25 year journey. Mr. Rahman is a Global icon and we strongly believe this concert will showcase the true expanse of his work, alongside his irreplicable musical ear.” Says Ninad Shah, Managing Partner, Brothers Incorporated.
“Moreover, with a show of this scale, we want to promise concert goers an experience that will be seamless, ensuring that the focus remains on the exquisite music on display, rather than the stresses that surround it.” Adds Rahul Tuljapukar, Managing Partner, Brothers Incorporated.
Tickets are already selling fast with Early Bird ticket already being sold out. However, seats still remain available in other categories.
Moreover, for all die hard fans out there who are interested in purchasing the AED 4000 VVIP seats, the first 25 ticket holders will get a life-time opportunity to meet the legend himself.
To buy your tickets, and for more info on all other ticketing categories please visit Platinum list Dubai or www.dubaiparksandresorts.com
Concert Title: The Journey: Celebrating Music
Date: Friday, January 26th, 2018
Venue: BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai
Time: Gates Open at 6pm, Showtime is from 9pm-11:30pm
You can watch the full press conference here.