Praveen Mani, a core member of maestro A R Rahman's troupe is all set to conduct a grand musical event to pay tribute to the late legend Michael Jackson.
The Rotary Club of Chennai is presenting the show in the name of Artists United which will be held on 29th August, the birthday of Jackson, at the Wesley School Grounds at Royalpettah in Chennai at 7 pm. The concert seems to serve a social cause also. While paying homage to Jackson, it will also collect funds in aid of Autism Awarness and cure.
Explaining the grand plans and purpose of the show, Praveen Mani and Sanjay Ramasamy of Rotary club, said, "The entire show will be dedicated to Jackson and his songs. All leading voacalists and musicians who have worked for Oscar winning music director AR Rahman will be performing under the banner Artists United. Top performers of the country including Shankar Ehsaan and Loy apart from Kollywood"s singing fraternity comprising of top singers like Benny Dayal, Karthik, Naresh Iyer, Suchitra Karthik Kumar, Anu Cheyur, Sunitha Sarathy, Keith Peters, Blaaze, Joshua Sridhar, Suresh Peters and Timothy Madhukar will be performing..."
Rahman will not be physically present at the concert, but a recording of his tribute to Jackson will be played for the audiences which isestimated to be around 20,000 people.