1st July 2016
TV ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNER FOR RAHAT FATEH ALI KHAN CONCERT
Ricoh Arena has announced &TV HD as the official media partner for the forthcoming Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Greatest Hits Live concert on 12th August 2016.
Bollywood favourite Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who sells out shows across the world, will perform in his only Midlands show this year.
&TV is the flagship GEC amongst the ‘&’ bouquet of channels from Zee TV Network. The channel that is topping viewer ratings with popular primetime programs such as Babiji Ghar Pe Hain, Gangaa, The Voice- India, So You Think You Can Dance & Waaris.
Ustaad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, the King of Sufi music and Bollywood, is a household name and resides in every south Asians heart from foot tapping dance numbers to mesmerizing Sufi Qawwalis.
&TV reaches out to South Asians across the country with quality programming from India, UK, latest and classic Bollywood movies free in HD, 7 days a week.
“The concert is a great initiative to reach out to the South Asian diaspora in the Midlands and create quality entertainment. This is in line with our objectives in &TV which aims to bring great shows and blockbuster movies in HD to the same audience 24 hours a day 7 days a week” - Neeraj Dhingra, CEO, Europe
Andy Gibb, Managing Director of the Ricoh Arena, said securing Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to perform at the Ricoh Arena is a major coup.
He said: “Rahat is a true global superstar and to hear him singing at the Ricoh Arena will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for his fans.
“He is a massive influence in the genre of Qawwali music and this has led to Rahat contributing to Hollywood music soundtracks. He is at the pinnacle of his career in the extremely popular world of Bollywood.”
Tickets available for Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s concert on 12 August are priced from £20 - £75 for general admission and special limited VIP tickets for £200 each. The VIP tickets include the opportunity to meet Rahat, have a photo taken with him, the best seats in the house to view the concert, access to an exclusive pre-show hospitality lounge and complimentary South Asian cuisine.
Tickets are available online at www.ricoharena.com/entertainment/mela-coventry or at the following outlets; Shah Paan House, Foleshill Road, Coventry, Radia’s Superstore, Melton Road Leicester, Guru Nanak Sweets, Leicester, Milan Sweet Centre, Birmingham.