The 8-City 'Stage Tour' by COLORS Infinity Presents Gen-Next Artists
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Entertainment | April 7, 2016 | News
The first-ever home-grown English singing show, 'The Stage', which started as a pioneering step towards bringing English singing talent to Indian television, went on to take it to a whole new horizon with the first edition of The Stage Tour. The 8-city tour is organised by COLORS Infinity and will see the winner and four of the top contestants from the first season performing live for audiences across the country.
The Stage Tour flagged off on April 6 in Chennai and will conclude in Mumbai on April 21, with pit-stops at Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Shillong and Pune. The five most popular names travelling in ‘The Stage Tour’ wagon include winner Yatharth Ratnum, along with popular Indie faces Soundarya Jayachandran, Kenishaa Francis, Anushka Shahane and Rupin Pahwa.
Talking about this multi-city tour, Ferzad Palia, EVP, Viacom18 and Head- Youth and English entertainment says, “With The Stage, we gave the English music talent of India a platform for the first time. Now we are taking the best of that talent across the country to 8 cities to perform live. They have wooed India with their musical prowess before, and I am certain that they will receive immense appreciation this time around as well. We are extremely excited about the tour and hope that our viewers will enjoy the experience.”
Here's the schedule for ‘The Stage Tour’
The Stage rocket launched these power-packed artists into the music industry and they haven’t looked back since. Soundarya Jayachandran recorded a single called "I Don't Need Nobody" in collaboration with Qyuki - an initiative by Shekhar Kapoor and A. R. Rahman that promotes artists, musicians, photography and more. Anushka Shahaney has signed a deal with the eminent EMI Music. The winner of the show, Yatharth Ratnum bagged the lead role in ‘Blue Mountains’, a film that also won for ‘Best Feature Film’ at the Asian Panorama International Film Festival. Yatharth has also lent his voice to four tracks in the film.
COLORS INFINITY is Viacom18’s English General Entertainment Channel, under the flagship brand COLORS.
Winner and finalists of India’s first-ever English-singing talent hunt, 'The Stage', are all-set for their first multi-city tour across India.