The fans of Laxmikant-Pyarelal were in for a treat when their God, the living legend Pyarelalji himself took the stage and performed the evergreen numbers of Laxmikant Pyarelal. The event was presented by Anil Bohra and Datta Salunke in aid of Kiran Foundation. Ashok Khandelkar and Naggesh Kumar designed the concept and produced the show. Another legend Ameen Sayani ji was the Chief Guest of the event along with Manek Premchand who was the Guest of Honor.
Veteran singer Suresh Wadkar performed the classics of Laxmikant Pyarelal along with his talented bunch of singers like Sarrika Singh, Sanjeev Chimmalgi, Mohd. Salamat and Alok Katdare. The lovely musical was scripted and compered by Dr. Mrudula Dadhe-Joshi.
When we spoke with Pyarelal ji prior to the show, he said “We are doing this show Laxmikant Pyarelal Utsav specially featuring mostly raag-based songs that we have created over a long haul, and these songs will be sung by important artistes backed by a 50-piece orchestra and chorus. This is a charity show, in aid of poor and old people, specifically an outfit named Bharari Foundation that is located in Dombivali East.”
The organizers said, “We want to ensure that this is an evening that people will remember for many many years. In fact, we hope they will cherish it forever.” The audience was seen enjoying and dancing to the superhit songs. Magic FM 106.4 was the official radio partner supporting the event.