Press Release

Star India Plus Promotes Legendary Vocalist Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's Tour

22 April 2012

Star India Plus and PME hosted an exclusive, intimate press conference for world-renowned singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, on Thursday April 12th at theFox Sports Suitein New York City. The legendary vocalist will be touring North America from April through June.

New York, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2012

Star India Plusand PME hosted an exclusive, intimate press conference for world-renowned singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, on Thursday April 12th at the Fox Sports Suite in New York City. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, accompanied by his managerShafiq Saddiqui,Monica Sadhu, Vice President ofMarketing and SalesforStar TV, and PME’sSalman AhmedandAnwaar Chaudhary, spoke of his highly anticipated upcoming concert tour. In attendance were many respected media correspondents, who were given the opportunity to engage in a Q&A with the renowned singer.

The musical extravaganza, which is being promoted by PME and sponsored byStar India Plus, is set to enthrall audiences all over the country. The accomplished singer will be kicking off his nationwide tour with his talented musical group on April 14th in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. They will be making stops in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston, Raleigh, Washington D.C., Chicago, Atlanta, Detroit, Boston, New York, New Jersey, and Jacksonville. The tour will also be heading up to Canada for a number of engagements, and going south to the Caribbean. This spectacular musical journey will conclude on June 9th in Las Vegas.

Rajan Singh, Executive Vice President ofStar TVInternational Business, spoke aboutStar’s sponsorship of the concert tour: “The tour resonates well with our channel, since it epitomizes the channel philosophy - providing the best entertainment for all of our viewers.Ustad Rahatis a preeminent name in the field of South Asian music - and one that we can proudly associate ourselves with. We definitely hope that this is the beginning of a new association with both Ustad Rahat and PME in North America.” PME’s Salman Ahmed, the promoter of the Rahat Fateh Ali Khan concert tour, also praised the new partnership: “Our company Portfolio Marketing Events has always emphasized a qualitiative benchmark with all of our events. With Star TV’s support and Ustad Rahat’s magic, we are confident that we will be setting a new precedent for excellence in entertainment.”

Ustad Rahat encapsulated his thoughts on the press conference with this pithy quote, “I have worked with Star TV before and they have always delivered. I thank Star TV as they have done great work.”

For more information on the Rahat Fateh Ali Khan concert tour, please visit

About STAR “STAR India, the leading Media and Entertainment conglomerate, has the highest reach amongst the country’s broadcasters, beaming to over 400 million people, every week across India and over 65 countries across the globe. Its portfolio includes 33 channels in eight languages, including STAR Plus, Life OK, STAR Gold, Channel [V], STAR Jalsha, STAR Pravah, STAR World, STAR Movies, STAR Utsav; along with the joint venture channels Asianet, Asianet Plus, Vijay TV, Suvarna, STAR News, ESPN and STAR Sports.STAR Indiaalso manages a portfolio of business ventures including DTH operator Tata Sky; Content Aggregator MediaPro; News Channel operator MCCS; Film Production and Distribution Business Fox STAR Studios India and STAR CJ Home Shopping.    STAR US:

News Corp Star US LLC is one of the largest distribution network and leading choice for South Asian channels available in Hindi in the U.S. The channel portfolio in the U.S. includes Star India Plus, Star India Gold,Life OK and Star Newsavailable through both satellite and cable platforms.

News Corp Star US LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary ofNews Corporation.


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