KUALA LUMPUR: South India's upcoming music director Yuvan Shankar Raja (pic) will perform live at the first-ever mega Indian concert, Kuala Lumpur International Indian Music Festival (KLIMF) at Bukit Jalil stadium on Dec 15.
Yuvan who has scored music for more than 100 movies and with over 600 songs to his credit, has a fan base running into several millions.
His father, the illustrious music maestro, Illaya Raja will also be performing at the concert which is expected to draw over 35,000 fans from overseas countries and Malaysia.
Yuvan will also be backed by other known singers like Udit Narayanan, Haricharan, Shweta Pandit and Tanvi Shah.
Also coming are Blaze from India, Lady Kash & Krissy and Shabir from Singapore, Mc Sal, Charles Bosco and Arjun from United Kingdom, Dinesh Kangaratnam, Iraj and Krishna Mahesan
Several South Indian film personalities, including Simbhu, Dhanush, Karthi, Jeeva, Arya, Vishal, Jayam Ravi, Prasanna and his wife, Sneha, Jai and Krishna, would be making guest appearances.
The KLIMF is supported by Toursim Malaysia and the Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) and is organised by Stone Events Sdn Bhd.
In a telephone interview, Yuvan said the KLIMF would be one of the biggest Indian show in the region.
“All preparations are going on smoothly and it will be an unforgettable experience for the fans,” he said. His two concerts in Dubai and Chennai were sold-out.
Yuvan has mesmerised his fans with his youthful and soul-captivating music, be it his foot-tapping number Kadhal Website from Dheena or his hypnotising songs from Nandhaa.
Stone Events managing director M. Inbashekaran said about 70% of the tickets, priced between RM68 and RM328, have been sold.
“We have received bookings from people in India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Indonesia, Middle East and some from Europe,” he said.
The tickets can be purchased through www.ticketpro.com.my or call 03 -62720646 or 012 2558566 for further information.