Televisionpoint.com Team In a prelude to Diwali celebrations, Jalandhar is set to rock to the beats of Mann Mania. ETC Channel Punjabi and Zee Punjabi, the two most popular Punjabi television channels of India, are bringing a mega musical event in this festive season, called Harbhajan Mann LIVE, a media release says.
The event is scheduled to be held on Saturday, October 29 at Dussehra Ground, Jalandhar Cantt. Harbhajan Mann and Gursewak Mann will set the city ablaze with their popular songs set to the mesmerizing high-voltage computer controlled lighting and sound; the like of which is rarely seen in Jalandhar and the best part is that the event will be telecast LIVE simultaneously on both the channels for viewers all over India and abroad. Harbhajan Mann has recently launched one big hit album called Dil Dol Giya, which has proved to be a major chartbuster. The evening will see the singer-actor belting out some of the songs of his new album. To rock the viewers further, there are performances by Sudesh Lehri, ace comedy artist, while the show will be hosted by Satinder Satti.
According to Rabindra Narayan, President, ETC Channel Punjabi & Zee Punjabi, "Punjabi music is very popular across all age groups in Punjab and also in other parts of the country. Our shows have put Punjabi staged entertainment at par with the mainline shows. Today Punjabi music enjoys popularity both nationally and internationally. We are grateful to our sponsors like Coca Cola and Tata Indicom who encourage us to put up these highly charged shows"
Adds to this Rajiee M Shinde, Vice President, Programming, "Punjab is a huge market for music and Zee Punjabi along with ETC Channel Punjabi provides the biggest platform for Punjabi music. We want to provide quality shows and set trends in bringing forth all styles of music. Our musical shows are not only the biggest in terms of attendance but also very much watched not just in India but all over the world. This time the Mann brothers would be performing together after a long time."
ETC Channel Punjabi and Zee Punjabi have had amazing success in the past in organizing and broadcasting LIVE shows. Events broadcast LIVE on the two channels in the past have garnered record breaking viewer ship for the channels. In the recent event done by the two channels, Yaraan Naal Baharaan Live touched an unbelievable 100% channel share among all the Punjabi channels.
The unique aspect of this show is that all the pass holders are entitled to participate in a lucky draw which can give apparels worth RS 2,000 each to winners. Harbhajan Mann Live will be a 4 hour live musical spectacle being held at Dussehra Ground, Jalandhar Cantt on October 29, 2005 from 7:00 PM onwards and it will be broadcast LIVE all over the country and across 112 other countries simultaneously on both the channels, the release adds.
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