SAN JOSE, CA: Sankara Eye Foundation (SEF) and Balaji Entertainment have organized an evening with the magnificent trio Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy, featuring Siddharth Mahadevan live. This fabulous show will be held on April 29 in San Jose CA, April 30 in Seattle WA, May 7 in Austin TX, and May 14 in Newark NJ.
Shankar Ehsaan Loy will give a heartfelt tribute to R.D Burman and S.D Burman. This event will be extra special for those who cherish the music of yester years with a touch of fusion. By the end of this evening, Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy will surely leave you mesmerized.
Shankar Mahadevan born March 6, 1967 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, is a famous singer and music composer. His first album called ‘Breathless’ left many speechless. He has won the National award four times, three times for best playback singer and once for best music director. For his heart touching song “Meri Maa” from Taare Zameen Par he deservingly won an award for best playback singer.
Ehsaan Noorani born October 12, 1963 in Hyderabad India is a famous music composer and guitarist. He has lent his vocals to many Bollywood songs such as “Ek Junoon” from Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and “Don The Theme” from Don.
Loy Mendonsa played guitar and piano for A.R Rehman before he became a music composer.
Siddharth Mahadevan, born April 16, 1993, is the son of Shankar Mahadevan, and is a playback singer and composer himself. He is a promising new talent and is well known for his debut song “Zinda” from the film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and his most recent hit song “Malang Malang” from Dhoom 3.
The trio of Shankar/Ehsaan/Loy has created magic together and won many national awards for best Music Direction with such hits as Kaal Ho Na Ho, Dil Chahta Hai, Bunty aur Babli and Rock On. They also won awards for Two States (Best Music) and Mission Kashmir (Best Background Music).
Established in the Bay Area, SEF is a non-profit organization that has been working for the past fifteen years for the cause of eradicating curable blindness in India. Driven by the truly inspirational vision of “Vision 20/20 by the year 2020,” SEF currently has 11 hospitals and is working on three new hospitals- in Hyderabad, Indore and Jaipur. By far the most unique and remarkable characteristic of SEF is that they provide free eye care for those unable to afford it, the rural poor.
These account for 80 percent-which is approximately 150,000 people per year-of the surgeries performed at their hospitals.
The tireless efforts by the SEF team since inception, has enabled over 1.35 million people to receive the gift of vision, utterly free of cost. Also, it has maintained the top rating from Charity Navigator for sound fiscal management.
India Post News Service