Salim-Suleiman to pay tribute to Rajesh Khanna at GIMA awards

Sep 26, 2012, 08:09 IST | IANS

Composer duo Salim-Suleiman are set to pay a tribute to late superstar Rajesh Khanna at the Global Indian Music Academy (GIMA) awards

'We have been planning this Bollywood musical project for four-five months. The project will revive the golden melodies of the 1960s and 1970s - Shankar JaiKishan, Laxmikan Pyarelal, R.D. Burman, and S.D. Burman... We'll be doing this at the GIMA awards in the form of a tribute. We'll be doing Rajesh Khannaji's beautiful songs and we feel it is going to be a brilliant performance,' Salim said here in an interview.

Salim and Suleiman

A live orchestra along with a choir of young singers will form a part of Salim and Suleiman's presentation. 'We are presenting these songs in a different way with a big orchestra, a big choir and Salim-Suleiman doing their best with some fantastic singers,' Salim added. GIMA awards are scheduled for Oct 1.

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