On Christmas Eve, singing sensation Arijit Singh got the audiences on their feet as he kick-started his 1st ever India tour at New Town Eco Park, Kolkata. The 10 cities concert series is an initiative of GiMA Concerts, began on Arijit’s home-turf, Kolkata and will now be held across major cities right up till March 2018. Kolkata witnessed a remarkable evening that featured Arijit Singh’s biggest hits such as Kabira, Channa Mereya, Ilahi among others and a medley of Bengali songs. The evening also saw the audiences being fascinated by the special Make It Large surprise moments during the event.
Commenting on the occasion, Arijit Singh said, “I am honored to have begun my first integrated and exclusive India tour in Kolkata and on Christmas Eve. This journey along with GiMA & MTV will definitely be an incredible experience for me.”
Wizcraft International Director & Co-Founder Sabbas Joseph said, “Wizcraft International has always endeavored to bring forth artists, and concepts that are unique and larger than life concerts witnessed never before. We are extremely excited as we kick-start with a series of live concerts under the aegis of GiMA concerts in partnership with Viacom18’s MTV with the reigning superstar, Arijit Singh, which also happens to be his first national tour. These concerts are scheduled in different cities across the nation which will bring the superstar closer to his mammoth fan base.”
Viacom18 COO Raj Nayak added, “MTV has always been a pioneer where music programming is concerned. Be it introducing India to music television to creating the biggest ever music format shows such as MTV Unplugged, Coke Studio@MTV, MTV Spoken Word and many more. This is the one brand that not only understands music but is also the ultimate word on the youth and is always in tune with what they like. A multicity concert with one of the most celebrated young singers of today, Arijit Singh ticks all the right boxes for us and who better than Wizcraft to execute such a fantastic initiative at such a grand scale. All I can say is, what you see is just the beginning of perhaps a new phenomenon where artist tours are concerned. Just remember MTV brought it to you first!”
BookMyShow Head- Events (Business Development) Kumar Razdan said, “BookMyShow has been playing an integral part in bringing some of the best live musical experiences to fans across the country. We are now excited to be working with Wizcraft International and GiMA concerts to bring Arijit Singh’s first mega national tour to entertain the audiences. Arijit Singh, with his soulful melodies, has struck a chord with millions of fans in India making him the voice of this generation. As the official ticketing partner for this ten-city tour, we are committed to ensure a transparent, safe and constant opportunity to his fans to get enchanted by his music and are determined to make this event a phenomenal success.”
Royal Stag Mega Music Arijit Singh MTV India Tour Produced by by Wizcraft Entertainment International and TM Talent Management is aimed reaching out to every major Indian city. Through Viacom18’s leading brands such as MTV, MTV Beats, Colors and Rishtey, audiences will be engaged till the very end when a special broadcast that captures the best moments of the tour will be shared on the platforms.