The Times Of India is organising an 8-day Hyderabad festival from 7th to 15th June, at different venues across the city. The festival will feature Indian classical music concerts by Dr. M Bala Muralikrishna, Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia and Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma, food festivals, qawwali-fashion fusion by Munnawar Masoom and Tarun Tahiliani, a rock concert by Parikrama, and music carnivals by The Aryans and Shibani Kashyap.
The Aryans will be performing on the second day of the festival, at Eat Street. The Aryans have been amongst the biggest selling and most popular pop groups of the country for the last 7 years. They have recorded amongst the greatest number of albums for any pop group in India, and have been nominated multiple times for the MTV and other music channel awards. They have also performed at more than 650 shows in India and all over the world.
The Aryans have 5 superhit albums to their credit, and also do the music for Applause Entertainments, Dream Boat Productions, MAD Films, Shreya Films and Vishesh Films.
The Aryans constitute Jai Walia, DJ Narain and Sadasivan, who are all professionally in a myriad fields. Narain, who hails from Lucknow, is an officer in the Indian Civil Services. His has been a chequered journey so far, from leading social protests and movements in Lucknow to doing a Ph D at IIT Kanpur, and then moving into the rock scene. Meanwhile Jai Walia has been a script writer and title music composer for television serials. Sadashivan belongs to Kerala and loves Ilayaraja and Jagjit Singh.
The entry is free. Please contact 6527-7755 for further details.