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B'wood singers to croon in Konkani

Konkani album Dini Dini will have Bollywood singers Sunidhi Chauhan, Vasundhara and Soumya Rao.

music Updated: Jan 06, 2006 15:46 IST

Bollywood singers Sunidhi Chauhan, Vasundhara and Soumya Rao have been roped in to sing in the Konkani album titled

Dini Dini

.

They will join several reputed singers who live in various parts of the world but share a common Konkani heritage, to be part of the jazz-funk venture, which has been put together by `Kavita', a trust working for promotion of Konkani poetry, and dajiworld.Com, a website focusing on news from the Konkan coast.

The album put together by lyricist Melvyn Rodrigues and Mumbai-based composer Alwyn Fernandes, comprises three each of male and female solos, a duet and a trio. Recording of songs have been held at Kuwait, Mumbai and Bangalore, according to Eric Rozario, president of the Konkani Sahitya Academy.

The sale proceeds from the album would go towards establishing a permanent fund to conduct the annual Konkani poetry competition among high school students in Karnataka.

First Published: Jan 06, 2006 09:00 IST