The second season of the much popular musical show The Legends was announced at a press meet held at the Aakash Aath office. The hour long show has songs from the golden era of Indian music being presented by the renowned singers of today’s generations. With this show, tribute is being paid to yesteryear singers like R.D. Burman, SD Burman, Kishore Kumar, Laxmikant Pyarelal, Manna Dey, Lata Mangeshkar and many more.
The show will be hosted by lyricist Sreejato. In each episode tribute will be given to one such legendary artist. There will be one participating guest who will render some songs of that famous artist. Directed by Supriyo Ghosh, the music of the show has been composed by Debjit Roy. Some of the artists who will be seen as guests in every episode include Raghav Chatterjee, Manomoy Bhattacharya, Sovan Ganguly, Nachiketa, Kinjal Chatterjee, Shampa Kundu, Amit Ganguly and others.
Shampa Kundu who will be performing songs of veteran singer Arati Mukherjee said “I consider myself lucky that I have been asked to perform her songs. I have sung these songs before but I am rediscovering them in a new avatar now”.
Raghav meanwhile will be singing songs of Shyamal Mitra, Nachiketa will sing songs of Laxmikant Pyarelal and Manomoy will sing songs of Manna Dey. Speaking at the occasion, Raghav said “I and Shyamal Mitra hail from the same place. He knew my father and has come to our house also many times. Hence, I have a special corner for him and hence I sang his songs. I have sung total nine songs in the hour long episode like Aamar Swapne dekha rajkonya, Jhiri jhiri and others”.
The show is scheduled to begin from 16th May onwards on Aakash Aath every Monday to Wednesday, at 9.30pm.
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