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Shantanu Mukheerjee, most famously known as Shaan has created his name in the music world with his versatile singing style and also known as an anchor on many shows such as ZeeTV’s “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa”. He hails from a musically talented family, which comes to no surprise that he is a lyricist, a music composer and has judged many reality-singing competitions. Some of Shaan’s popular songs include Jabh Se Tere Naina (Saawariya), Daastan-e (Om Shanti Om), Shikhdum (Dhoom), Hey Shona (Ta Ra Rum Pum), Mein Hoon Don (Don), Chand Sifarish (Fanna) and many others. Ambili Menon, is an upcoming singer who has already created a buzz in Bollywood’s music industry when she won “Sunsilk Gang of Wars” singing competition. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’s Lil Champs on Zee TV, Gagan Gaonkar and Arunita Kanjilal have left us speechless with their multitude of talents. Now for the first time you can experience their live performances on stage for yourself.

Established in the Bay Area, SEF, USA is a non-profit organization that has been driven by a truly inspirational mission of “Vision 20/20 by the year 2020”. In partnership with SEF, India, it has been working towards eradicating curable blindness throughout India. By far the most unique and remarkable characteristic of SEF is that it provides free eye care for those unable to afford it – the rural poor. Today, SEF is the largest free eye care provider in the world with 9 community hospitals as well as 2 city hospitals performing over 150,000 free eye surgeries each year. The tireless efforts by the Sankara team since inception, has enabled over 1.2 million eyes to receive the gift of vision, utterly free of cost. SEF will focus its fundraising activities for 2 new projects, Focus Madhya Pradesh and Focus Telangana. Become a Founding Donor and leave a legacy – get your name on the Wall of Founders. Join our cause and share in the joy of bringing light to someone’s eyes. Please visit our website at for more details about the cause as well as the tickets for the concert.

Friday, May 22, 7:30 p.m. Flint Center, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino. (408) 658-0191.

Vandana Kumar

Vandana Kumar is a publishing executive with a 35-year track record in the industry. She leads the India Currents Foundation as President and CEO. As a new immigrant, she co-founded India Currents magazine...