Melody Queen Runa Laila due in London

Melody Queen Runa Laila

Ardent music lovers in the UK will have an opportunity to listen to Melody Queen Runa Laila, one of the popular singers of South Asia….reports Asian Lite News

Melody Queen Runa Laila
Melody Queen Runa Laila

Runa Laila will be rendering her golden jubilee concert at City Pavilion in Romford, London on 24th September marking the completion of five decades of her music career, which is being presented by UK Doctorchef.

Runa started her singing career at a tender age and has enthralled audiences in different countries singing in seventeen languages including Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Pashto, Nepalese, Arabic and other European languages. Her popular songs Damadum Mast Kalandar popularised through the Bollywood film ‘Ek se Badhkar Ek’ and ‘Tumhe Ho na ho Mujhko tho’ from Amol Palekar’s film Gharonda and O Mera Babu Cheil Chabila have rocked Indian fans for decades. Runa also sang in the Amitabh-Mithun starrer Agnipath and other Bollywood films.

runa-laila-posterIn fact, the ever popular song De De Pyar De female version of the song in Amitabh’s movie Sharaabi was sung by Runa under Bappi Lahiri’s music direction for which Bappi received Filmfare Award. Her work with Bappi Lahiri in ‘Superuna’ remains commendable to this date that included outstanding hit songs Disco Express, Suno Suno Meri ye Kahaani Suno, Haiyya Hoo, Pukaarlo Tum Kahan Ho and Disco Premi.

Speaking to Asian Lite, Dr Arpita Ray and Dr Anirban Mandal representing the organisers said: “It is an overwhelming experience to host such a great singer and achiever. Proceeds from this show would go to children’s charity and we are thankful for the support received from the community so far. We are also thankful to sponsors and organisations such as Indra Travels, NCL Tours, Visa Simple, Sanskruti Centre for Cultural Excellence, QF, Bonoful, Pride of Asia, Tabla, Cockney Gaff, Yupp TV, Panna’s, Prestige, ATN Bangla, Betar Bangla, Radio Bangla Net, Nusound Radio and others for the excellent inputs. We are looking forward to a wonderful evening on 24th September”.

Ragasudha Vinjamuri of Sanskruti Centre said: “Fifty years in the industry is an outstanding contribution one could make! I feel great to have lent voice-over to the Star TV campaign of the Golden Jubilee concert of such an iconic singer of South Asia, who once shared a judging panel with most revered Ashaji Bhosle. Hoping her fans would jubilantly celebrate this milestone and enjoy the superhit renditions.”