MUMBAI: Singer-composer-lyricist Kailash Kher celebrated ten years of his band Kailasa with Naresh and Paresh Kamath here. Beginning with the chartbuster “Teri Deewani,” the trio has been giving memorable music for the past one decade and still feel they have done nothing and have lots to do!
On the occasion Paresh said that we just keep making what we like. Kailash comes from a folk background whereas we are from a Western kind.
Kher confessed that when they first met, they sounded strange but they jelled well and life, he assured us in his humor-filled speech, was a miracle, that just happened. “My first recording was a trial, and the trial became a hit!”
P.S. Chhatwal, managing director of Torque Pharmaceuticals and also chairman, Filmy Keeda Productions, organized this special event to celebrate Kher’s success. The chief guest on the occasion was Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis with wife Amruta Fadnavis. A brief audiovisual detailed Kher’s journey on the occasion.
On the occasion Chhatwal, one of the finest Sufi singers in the country right now and a gem of a person.
“I feel happy that our celebrity endorser and a valuable asset of Torque has won the Padma Shri award and made us proud,” said Chhatwal.
Among the guests were actors Ronit Roy, Ashmit Patel, Gashmeer Mahajani, Aarti Chabria; comedians Raju Shrivastava (who also presented a comic item for about 20 minutes) and Sunil Pal; singers Anup Jalota, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu, Shaan, Akriti Kakar (with hubby), Shruti Pathak, Shilpa Rao, Papon and Armaan Malik; composers Mithoon, Piyush Kanojia and Amaal Mallik; lyricist Prasoon Joshi, Manmohan Shetty, Poonam Dhillon, Sonal Seygall, Krishika Lulla and others.