By AnnieJ on Wednesday May 19, 2010
“NEW DELHI: Well-known Bollywood playback singer Sukhwinder Singh is set to enthrall the American audiences with his concert “Jai Ho” in Washington June 5.
The signer, who crooned Oscar winning number “Jai Ho” in “Slumdog Millionaire”, will perform live with an ensemble of leading Bollywood musicians at the DAR Constitution Hall.
“He is bigger than the limits that are put on him. It all has to do with the individual journey of this great international singer and music director,” organiser Puneet Ahluwalia said in a statement.
The singer, who earned fame after the success of “Chaiyya Chaiyya” in “Dil Se”, has given hits like “Chak De India”, “Dard-e-disco”, “Beedi”, “Jalwa”, “Aaj mera jee kardaa”, “Ramta Jogi” and “Dhan te Nan”.
The Centre for Social Change, Kingfisher, Hilton Hotels, TV Asia and Zee TV are some of the sponsors of the concert.
The organisers are also promoting a new reality talent show “Your Minutes of Fame”, where individuals of the South Asian Diaspora will get a chance to showcase their talent in injuggling, magic tricks, stand-up comedy and beat boxing besides singing and dancing.
The winner will be given an opportunity to perform at the concert.
Nikkitasha Marwaha, Miss India Worldwide 2009 and participant in the second season of the dance reality show “Dance India Dance”, will host the show.”
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