Washington, Feb 1: Bollywood is all set to begin its musical fest from February 2 in the United States. Every year Bollywood artists go to US to perform, but this musical festival titled as ‘Taj Express’- will bring many stalwarts of Hindi music industry on a single podium in New York.
The tour will kick start from Thursday at Proctors theatre in Schenectady, New York, and the live performance will end the US tour on April 24 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will include; India’s pop music, Bollywood culture with colourful costumes, joyful dance and fascinating live music.
The event will include Vaibhavi Merchant (Director of Choreography). She has shown her talent in over 75 Bollywood films and is known for her smash hits such as Dhol Baaje, Jhoom Barabar, Kajra Re, Kamli, and Dhoom3. Vaibhavi Merchant has received numerous awards for her choreography, including the prestigious National Award for Choreography, IIFA, and the American Choreography Award. More information can be found on www.vaibhavimerchant.com.
Director and producer Shruti Merchant is also amongst the top choreographers in the industry. Shruti also judged India’s leading dance reality show “Dance India Dance Season 4” and is serving as a judge on the show again in 2015. More more details one can log on to www.shrutimerchant.in.
Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman and other famous music composers of India like Salim-Sulaiman Merchant and Monty Sharma will also thrill the audience with their performance.
The ticket price will be anywhere between US $29 to $99 and for other details, one can log on to http://www.cami.com/?webid=2486. The event can also be followed on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. One can tweet to @theTajExpress and on Facebook it is @tajexpressthemusical.
Apart from US, the event will also take place in countries like; Russia, Jordan, Tunisia, France, Bangkok and Turkey.
Excluding the big giants from Hindi music industry, the crew will also include; Pranav Merchant, Akash Mohimen, Bipin Tanna, Maria Thakaran, Craig Bruce, Ankush Dhawan, Stephen Alcaraz, Shabaz Khan, Aruna Nitin Poojary, Nitin Poojary.