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Delhi pays tribute to Kishore Da

entertainment Updated: Aug 06, 2011 02:38 IST

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Delhi is gearing up to commemorate the 82nd birth anniversary of legendary singer Kishore Kumar with musical shows. In one of the musical shows, singer Shaan will mesmerise Delhiites with Fever Tribute Series. In the concert, which is to be held today at Siri Fort Auditorium, Shaan will bring to life, the renowned singer’s yesteryear favourites.

Speaking of the Fever Tribute series, Shaan says, “I have grown up listening to Kishore Da, he has been an undeniable inspiration in my life. I am grateful to have the opportunity to pay tribute to the legend that Kishore Kumar was, and continues to be. It’s even more special considering it is his birth anniversary.”

Jhumroo, is the other musical show that will celebrate the spirit of Kishore Kumar. An out and out musical comedy —Jhumroo, a winsome theatrical, will be launched in October 2011 at Nautanki Mahal, Kingdom of Dreams, Gurgaon. The show will be an exclusive compilation of approx 20 retro songs from Kishore Kumar’s exceptional films. The foundation for Jhumroo’s launch was laid on Kumar’s 82nd birth anniversary.

Shah Rukh Khan (below left), Global Brand Ambassador of Kingdom of Dreams says, “With Kingdom of Dreams we will re-define Indian entertainment in a spectacular manner. Its power packed performances and shows will keep you asking for more. It gives me great pride to see Kingdom of Dreams bringing another spectacle Jhumroo. I’m a big fan of Kishore Kumar and his songs are few of my favourites. I am sure that this musical, just like the previous one, will be a delight for the entertainment lover.”