Remembering R D Burman to support the cause of Education for underprivileged children – an initiative by Smile Foundation


Bangalore : July 01, 2016 : On the occasion of the 77 birth anniversary of the legendary music composer R D Burman, Smile Foundation in association with Fever FM and Alive India is coming up with a special initiative called “U Me & RD” – a musical evening to remember the legend & his unforgettable compositions on July 3, 2016 at B R Ambedkar Bhavan, to support the cause of education for underprivileged Children.

The gala evening will witness another legendary singer Padma shri “Usha Uthup” singing the foot taping numbers of R D Burman along with the celebrated musician Shri Kishor Sodha, who has given soul to many of R D Burman’s compositions. The famous & leading band AURKO will also perform on this special occasion.

Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Vikram Singh Verma, COO, Smile Foundation said, “Smile Foundation believes in civic driven change, under which we continuously strives to sensitize the privileged mass of the country so that they come forward, take on the social problems of the country as personal challenges and fight them back. On the occasion of the birth anniversary of the legendary musician Shri R D Burman, our aim is to raise awareness on this issue through the medium of entertainment. We are thankful to Fever FM and Alive India for their support in this initiative. ”

About Smile Foundation :

Smile Foundation is a national level development organization benefitting over 400,000 underprivileged children, their families and the community directly through 158 welfare projects on subjects such as education, healthcare, livelihood, and women empowerment across 26 states of India. Adopting a life cycle approach of development, Smile Foundation focuses its interventions on children, their families and the community.

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