Cuttack: It was an enthralling moment when Ollywood’s music maestro Prem Anand met national music sensation AR Rahman yesterday evening at Barabati Stadium during the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 celebration in Cuttack.
Odisha’s leading music director Prem Anand, also known as the music scientist for his experimental numbers in Odia films, was amazed by Rahman’s simplicity and humility.
Prem Anand said,
Meeting Rahman, one of the leading figure in the music world, was really a memorable one for me. What a simple soul he is! I bowed down to him and touched his feet. He was also expressed his pleasure meeting me
Both the maestros shared quality time together. Rahman wished good luck to Prem Anand, he said.
Prem Anand further said,
I got carried away by his simplicity. For an 2-hour event he spent 3 hours for preparation and balancing tunes. I learnt patience and humility from Rahman Ji.
During the celebration event yesterday Prem Anand rubbed shoulders with popular personalities like AR Rahman, Salman Khan and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik.
Prem Anand’s team also performed at Barabati Stadium.
Amid loud cheers from thousands of fans, Bollywood superstar Salman joined the second phase of the inaugural ceremony of Hockey Men’s World Cup at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on yesterday.
The entire stadium roared ‘Bhaijaan’ as he entered the stadium amid 50,000 people gathered from across the state.
AR Rahman, Prem Anand’s team and other Odia celebrities also performed at the event.