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NAZRAANA Performer - Vijay Prakash

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NAZRAANA Performer - Vijay Prakash


Samarthanam USA, Juju Productions, India Association of Greater Boston (IAGB), and India Society of Worcester (ISW) are presenting Nazraana, a musical event on Aug 20, 5pm at the Hanover Theater in Worcester, MA.


One of the stars of this magical evening is Vijay Prakash who has been singing in public since 1999, and made his debut on Zee TV’s Sa Re Ga Ma. Since then he has been a judge on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa show on Zee Kannada, he is one of the four artists credited on AR Rahman’s super hit song “Jai Ho”, which won the 2008 Academy Award for Best Original song. He has also won Karnataka Government’s “Best Playback Singer” award in 2016 for the song “Namooralli Chaligaaladalli”, and is a winner of the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Artist - Kannada - twice. Vijay has contributed his voice and composing skills to many movies in different languages.


In 1996, Prakash moved to Mumbai from Mysore when he became a disciple of Suresh Wadkar. As said before, he participated in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa contest on Zee TV and he went on to the mega finals in 1999. Years after, he anchored Sa Re Ga Ma Pa show on Zee Kannada and would later go on to become a judge on the same TV show. Prakash made his debut in the Hindi film industry with the film “Baaz” in 2002. He also worked with A.R. Rahman in the film Swades and the Tamil title track for the movie New. His song “Kavithe” for the Kannada film Gaalipata also became famous. During Prakash’s career, he has done backing vocals for over 25 foreign films.


Many of Prakash’s songs have become mega hits, including “Om Sivoham” with Ilayaraja, which was the main attraction of the 2009 Telugu film Naan Kadavul. His Kannada songs “Khali Quarter” and “Hoge” have gone viral on social media, and his song “Bombe Helutaite” picturized on Puneeth Rajkumar has become one of the industry’s evergreen songs. Since Prakash’s film debut in 2002, he has sung over 300 songs in many different languages. Although Prakash mainly sings in Kannada and Telugu films, he also sings in numerous Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Marathi films as well.


We hope that you all join us at Nazraana to hear Vijay Prakash’s melodious voice live!


Samarthanam USA, Juju Productions, Indian Association of Greater Boston (IAGB) and India Society of Worcester (ISW) are proud to present “Nazraana” - a live music concert featuring Vijay Prakash and Anuradha Palakurthi. The concert is a multilingual event, and will be held on August 20, 2022 at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester, MA.


Tickets are on sale at sulekha.com/nazraana22 and if you have any questions, would like to sponsor the event, or would like to purchase group tickets, you can email info@samarthanamusa.org. All the proceeds from the concert and any donations made will go towards helping Samarthanam Trust for Disabled reach their goal of helping 1 million disabled people by 2030.


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