Recently, an event saw get together of singers to extend financial support to artists from the music fraternity. This event was attended by Shaan, Anup Jalota, Hariharan, Ankit Tiwari and Saurabh Daftary. They discussed the upcoming fifth edition of Rehmatein, through which, they will help the needy and deserving musicians.
Rehmatein 5 is organized at Sri Shanmukhananda Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Auditorium, Sion on 30th August 2018.
The proceeds from the show, ‘Rehmatein 5’ that will see eminent singers perform, will be donated to the needy and deserving musicians by the Sangeetam Charitable Trust. Rehmatein is an initiative by ‘Sangeetam’ - a charitable trust that helps the artists of the music fraternity by providing monetary support to them. Sangeetam also has a motive of supporting and helping aspiring singers and musicians by giving them scholarships and training by the maestros from the music industry.
Rehmatein is an intellectual property of an event company, E-Bizz Entertainment India Pvt Ltd.
Talking about the event, singers said, “In the first year, Rehmatein presented the money to the living legends of our industry Shri Khayyam Saab and Rajendra Mehta. The entire music industry was present to support this cause. During the second year, Rehmatein gave medical insurance for two years to 20 musicians. During the third year, they gave financial aid of lakhs and insurance cover, mediclaim for two years to 17 musicians. And this year, we will be extending financial support once again to the music fraternity.”
Anup Jalota said, “The same song that is sung in a pub and people dance to it, becomes spiritual when sung in this concert.”
Saurabh Daftary, Chairman, E-Bizz Entertainment India Pvt Ltd said, “I have met legendary musicians who, when given a National Award have asked for monetary assistance instead of the prestigious award. That is the state most of them are in. They really need the money.”
Blast from the past: