Shankar Mahadevan sings to son’s tune in Marathi film

PTI | 03:11 PM,Nov 22,2011

Mumbai, Nov 22 (PTI) Music composer Shankar Mahadevan
literally sang his son’s tune, at the music release of Marathi
film “Swapna Tujhe Ni Majhe”, here.
“I am a proud father today,” the singer-composer said as
he sought good wishes for son Siddharth and nephew Soumil who
are making their debut as composers with the film.
Mahadevan performed the number “Parmeshwara saath de”
from the film.
Singer Shreya Ghoshal, who was present at the function
here last night, lauded the young musician duo, saying
“Siddharth and Soumil are the youngest music directors I have
sung for.”
Film producer Sachin Bhalinge said the film, slated for
release on December 23, is meant to convey the message among
youth to ‘return to the village’ and use latest technology to
ensure rural development.
Music composers Ehsan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa, part of
the ‘Shankar Ehsaan Loy’ triumvirate and percussionist and
composer Taufiq Qureshi were there to cheer the young music
composers. Actor Sachin, music composer Ashok Patki, Durga
Jasraj, Subodh Bhave and Avdhoot Gupte honoured cast and crew
of the film.
“Swapna Tujhe Ni Majhe”, made by Namdeo Umaji Cine Arts,
features actors Milind Gunaji, Omkar Karve, Neha Joshi, Nitin
Paregaonkar, Anita Vishwasrao, Sanchit Yadav, Sham Thombre and
Medha Gokhale. It is directed by Ashok Kambli.
Bhalinge was all praise for the film’s lyricist Manoj
Yadav. “It is hard to believe that a non-Marathi person has
written such beautiful lyrics,” he said.
US-based IT entrepreneur Anirudh Joglekar said he was
so impressed with the ‘soul-stirring’ music of the film that
he has ordered 1,000 CDs for distribution among the Marathi
populace there.

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