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Sonu Nigam Live in Muscat on Dec 13


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Muscat: India's most reputed playback singer and the golden voice of Indipop, Sonu Nigam will be in Muscat along with his 25 plus member troupe for a musical concert 'Sonu Nigam - Live in Muscat' to be held on December 13, 2012 at the Qurum City Amphitheatre from 8pm onwards.

Often referred to as India's iconic singer, Sonu Nigam is a complete musician with extraordinary talent and a voice to die for. He is a student of music, with zeal to surpass his own targets and a performer par excellence. Today he is a superstar, an icon to millions of music lovers across the globe — he is a legend.

Nigam's diverse musical repertoire puts him in a distinctive position. He has redefined the image of the Bollywood vocalist, both in the studio and on stage.

Now, he gears up to return to Oman yet again to showcase some of his most spectacular and acclaimed musical numbers for music aficionados in Muscat. The event is planned to be more than a two-hour non-stop journey through Bollywood melodies, promising musical extravaganza for the Muscat audience.

Sonu Nigam is a true performer and loves the stage. He has performed various live shows all across the globe and in every continent. His shows are packed with grandeur and entertainment which has won him accolades from fans all over.  
Nigam began his singing career at the age of three, when he joined his father on stage singing Mohammad Rafi songs and at the age of 19, he moved to Mumbai with his father to begin his Bollywood singing career.

Nigam took up radio commercials until his big break came in a popular TV show Sa Re Ga Ma after which there was no looking back. The format of the show gave Nigam a chance to showcase his singing talent as well as his natural charm and appeal towards audiences.

He shot to fame with composer Anu Malik's song Sandese Aate Hain from the 1997 war movie Border.  The same year he sang Nadeem-Shravan composed chartbuster Yeh Dil Deewana (Pardes). Since then, he has created a unique style of his own.

Over the years Sonu Nigam has become a major force in the Indian music industry. He is recognised for his versatility in singing and his excellent range by singing romantic, rock, and patriotic numbers. His recent acts as a composer and mimicry artist have won him critical acclaims too. His projects like, Chote Ustaad and X-Factor on Star Plus also received rave reviews from critics all across the globe. 

Some of his latest rendition in the Indian film industry includes Abhi Mujh Mein Kahin from the superhit remake of Agneepath, Jaane Nahin Denge from 3 Idiots, Jab Se Mere Dil Ko Uff from Teri Meri Kahaani and Allah Maaf Kare from Desi Boyz to name a few.

Nigam also has a philanthropic and spiritual side to him as he has lent his voice to various devotional and patriotic songs. He has also recorded albums paying tribute to legends like Shammi Kapoor and Michael Jackson. 

Sonu Nigam has to his credit a national award and numerous other awards for best male playback singer category. He did not limit himself to Hindi songs — his body of work includes songs in Kannada, Bengali, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, English, Bhojpuri, Urdu, Nepali, Chhattisgarhi and Marathi.

The event is brought to you by Fortune Promoseven Oman, also known as FP7 in association with Muscat Unique Diamond Entertainments and Areej T&C.

Part of the Interpublic Group, FP7 is a McCann WorldGroup Company that has gained a prestigious reputation in the field of advertising excellence making them consistently the most effective multinational agency in the Sultanate of Oman. The major sponsors for the event are Khafeef mayonnaise and Minara sunflower oil.

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A Big thanks to the Times of Oman for publishing this article, This indeed has given an insight to Sonu- Nigams life and certainly very informative .... Special Thanks to FP7 & Muscat Unique diamond Entertainments & Areej T & C for organizing such an marvel of india come to muscat & perform live in this beautiful country - Oman .... And what more some one could ask for ... Tribute to Omans 42nd National day celebrations to all the aspiring music lovers & fans...