Sunday, November 27, 2011

Aadesh Shrivastava Launches Sound Of Peace Music Album On 26/11 Third Anniversary

                 - Amitabh Bachchan & Ustad Rashid Khan make a special appearance -
- Akon, Wyclef Jean, London Philharmonic Orchestra extend their support for world peace for the first time ever -
- Third generation Avitesh & Anivesh Shrivastava make their international debut-
- Rs. 10 lakhs donated to Maharashtra Police Force -
  Paying tribute to the victims of terror attacks across planet earth, celebrated music composer Aadesh Shrivastava launched a music album titled “Sound Of Peace” on the third anniversary of 26/11 in Cinemax, Mumbai today. The evening comprised of an act of admiration and felicitation as ACP Narsima Sherkhane of Maharashtra Police Force was handed over a cheque amounting to Rs. 10 lakhs for the profound courage and unconditional commitment extended by the police force during the 26/11.  Other personalities on the dais included legendary actor Shri Amitabh Bachchan, classical maestro Ustad Rashid Khan and Netsurf Entertainment, Managing Director Mr. Sujit Jain who all came together to patronize this concept and commenced the journey towards perpetual peace and harmony.
 Sound Of Peace is a solicitous music album with 10 songs that pays homage to people who lost their lives  fighting terrorism and protecting the nation featuring innovative compositions by international artists like Amitabh Bachchan, Akon, Ustad Rashid Khan, Wyclef Jean, Shaan, Roopkumar Rathod, Pamela Lajoie, Vijayta, and London Philharmonic Orchestra amongst others. The album also features Avinesh and Avitesh, sons of Aadesh Shrivastava, who make their first public appearance on the big screen.
Speaking from across the globe Wyclef Jean said, "Aadesh is a musical genius, working with him is always a pleasure. With the natural disaster in Haiti and terrorist attacks world wide, this is the least we can do to support this cause" 

Elaborating further, Shri Amitabh Bachchan said, “ Kehte hain jahan achhai hoti hai wahan burai ka bhi saaya hota hai, lekin burai kitna bhi lad jhagad le anth mein sirf achhai ka palda bhari hota hai. Ye humari koshish hai ki hum aatank par aman ka jhanda lehraayein. Sound of Peace - An album for a cause.”
Adding on Akon said, “Aadesh is a brother to me. I stand by him to support any cause. When I heard this song in LA I did not have second though for a second.. Jaago, peace for all!!"
The brainchild behind this initiative, Aadesh Shrivastava stated, "Terrorism is very emotional for me, I lost 2 dear friends at 26/11. Killing people anywhere in the world is not right. The language I know fluent is music. Therefore, Sound of Peace is to propagate World Peace"

Mr. Sujit Jain, Managing Director, Netsurf Entertainment stated, “It gives me utmost pleasure to be associated with this cause and such respected dignatories. We are looking at taking this initiative to another level and will be hosting a musical concert in January with various musical legends to create global awareness against terrorism. I am grateful to Aadeshji for giving me this opportunity to associate with such a creditable property.We are confident of receiving tremendous support from citizens across the globe going forward. "
To spread the message of peace, a live musical concert, conceptualized by Netsurf Entertainment will be held in January 2012 in Mumbai with performances by musical maestros from across the world. Funds raised from the concert will be allocated for the families of those policemen who have suffered at the hands of terrorism.


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