YASH CHOPRA’S “JAB TAK HAI JAAN” GETS A STANDING OVATION AT THE DOHA TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

YASH CHOPRA’S “JAB TAK HAI JAAN” GETS A STANDING OVATION AT THE DOHA TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

Yash Chopra’s last labour of love, JAB TAK HAI JAAN, took Doha by storm when it was screened as a part of DTFF. Screened to a house full crowd of Indian Expats and the local Qatari community, the event started off with His Excellency and the Vice Chair for DTFF, Mr. Issa Al Mohannadi introducing a short 11 minute AV, paying a tribute to the illustrious Yash Chopra. Handing over the award to Avtar Panesar (VP Intl. Operations, YRF) Mr. Mohannadi said, “Mr. Chopra’s contribution was not to just Indian Cinema but to Cinema anywhere in the world, and DTFF pays Homage to a man that defined and redefined love countless times in a career spanning over half a century”.

The crowd went through a sea of emotions during the screening, starting with a personal message by Shahrukh Khan, followed by the film… They expressed their emotions through pin drop silence during the opening of the film as the voice over of Yash Chopra reciting his poem came on. Loud claps and whistles erupted on Shahrukh Khan’s entry.. Moist eyes on the end credit sequence coupled with a standing ovation summed up their feelings for JAB TAK HAI JAAN, reinforcing the belief that Love really does make the world go around!

JAB TAK HAI JAAN continues spreading love – worldwide.

Regards,

yrf

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92.7 BIG FM AND TALENTHOUSE INDIA DECLARE WINNER FOR ‘DIWALI MANAO REMIX BANAO’

MUMBAI-BASED JAMES MANASSEH REMIXES SIGNATURE ‘SUNO SUNAO LIFE BANAO’ RADIO JINGLE FOR 92.7 BIG FM; SINGER SHAAN LENDS HIS VOICE TO THE REMIXED JINGLE

National, 20th November, 2012: 92.7 BIG FM, in association with Talenthouse, gave creative minds an opportunity to reinvent its signature tune Suno Sunao Life Banao for the Diwali festivities. After an overwhelming number of entries, self-trained musician and sound engineer, James Manasseh’s remix was chosen by the radio station with a Rs. 1 lakh reward.

With a volley of entries coming in for the campaign showcasing the creativity of the Indian population, Talenthouse, a crowdsourcing platform that encourages and rewards creativity, and 92.7 BIG FM faced a tough time selecting a winner. Monitoring each entry, the team picked James’s remix which was not only catchy but also matched the 92.7 BIG FM aesthetics. The radio station roped in noted singer Shaan to lend his voice to the remixed jingle.

A 92.7 BIG FM spokesperson said, “The Diwali Manao Remix Banao campaign provided us with a unique opportunity to engage with our listeners on a more personal level. The numerous creative entries that we received for our signature tune made the selection of a winner an extremely tough decision. However, after a lot of contemplation, we are proud to announce James Manasseh as the winner. We are also extremely glad to have Shaan lend his voice to this incredible remix.”

An excited James Manasseh said, “In this digital age where you can do amazing things with technology, Talenthouse is a place that promotes and encourages creativity. To create something that receives acknowledgement and a chance to work with industry stalwarts is a huge opportunity for me and I am very grateful to 92.7 BIG FM for giving me this platform.”

Mr. Arun Mehra, CEO, Talenthouse India said, “Talenthouse is all about encouraging talent and giving people an opportunity to showcase their abilities, which in turn benefits brands. Like James Manasseh, there are several talented people who deserve to get recognition for their work. Crowdsourcing has the power to reach out and find some of the most creative minds out there.”

To hear this foot-tapping remix composed by James Manasseh and sung by Shaan, tune in to 92.7 BIG FM.

About Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd.

Reliance Broadcast Network Limited is a multi-media entertainment conglomerate with play across radio, television, intellectual properties and out of home. It is part of the Reliance Group and specializes in creating and executing integrated media solutions for brands. It houses the following verticals: 92.7 BIG FM – India’s largest FM Network with 45 stations, reaching over 4 crore Indians each week; BIG CBS – A joint venture with CBS Studios International with 4 Channels – Prime, Love, Spark and the first international Punjabi Channel – Spark Punjabi; BIG MAGIC – positioned as India’s only variety entertainment Channel for the Hindi Heartland; BIG PRODUCTIONS – the television content production division of the Company caters to the creative needs of the Indian television landscape; BIG STREET – acquires and markets long term premium out of home inventory. The Company also distributes Bloomberg TV India, India’s premier business news channel as part of its television bouquet. For more information log on to: www.reliancebroadcast.com

About Talenthouse India:

Talenthouse is an international platform that provides emerging talents and aspiring performers, artists and creative individuals with opportunities to work with leading artists and brands. Talenthouse has been associated with globally renowned artists like Metallica, U2, Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Pink, Rod Stewart, Kylie Minogue, Anita Dongre, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Rocky S and big brands like Pepsi, Airtel, Micromax, AXE, Kurkure, Tropicana, Nerolac, etc. It is the only platform to boast of over 3,00,000 artists and a 40-member outreach across the globe. Talenthouse India, a part of Reliance Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., based in Mumbai will oversee growth and business in India and Southeast Asia. It will focus on nurturing fresh and creative talent in the country and provide opportunities for collaboration at an international level as well. Talenthouse will connect with artists across film, fashion, music, photography & art on collaborative projects.

For further details please contact:

Richie Mehta | Manager, Public Relations | Reliance Broadcast Network Limited

9920020730 | richie.mehta@reliancebroadcast.com

Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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