Mangaluru: July 17, 2015: Coastal residents are in for a melodious weekend treat. For the first time, singer Kunal Ganjawala will entertain Mangaloreans at the Alive India In Concert at Forum Fiza Mall at 7pm.
Alive India in Concert is an initiative of Hindi Rock Band Aurko. Their objective is to revive open air live music shows and unite various parts of India through music. The concert will bring on stage both renowned musicians as well as budding talents.
The concert first kick-started in Bengaluru and was later carried over to Pune. So far, over 300 musicians have taken part in the series.
India’s music Icon Kunal Ganjawala has remained an integral part of Alive India in Concert series right from day 1 and has performed twice in Bengaluru during seasons 1 and 3. For the first time, he will perform in Mangaluru on Saturday. Band Aurko will perform on Sunday.
Mohammed Zubain, a student, is excited about the concert. "What a way to celebrate the festive season! I never thought I could get so close to one of my favourite singers," he said.
Zubain, who is a huge fan of Kannada numbers, has utmost regard for Ganjawala. "His renditions are mellifluous and his music touches heart the heart. My favourites are ’Neene Neene’ from Akash, ’Onde Ondu Sari’ from Mungaru Male, ’Nanagu Ninagu’ from Aramane, ’Ninna Kanda Kshanadinda’ from Arasu and ’Kivi Mathondu’ from Milana," he said.
Unifying musicians: Alive India In Concert is the country’s longest live concert series. Today, it is India’s biggest on-ground platform unifying India’s leading music icons, upcoming singers, musicians, bands, music lovers across the country under one roof.
In merely three seasons, Alive India in Concert bags the top ranking on Google search pertaining to live concerts of India.