Event – November 1-22 | Salim & Sulaiman North American Tour to benefit Aga Khan Foundation Projects

Not only have they produced “big Bollywood hits,” from the award-winning Iqbal, to Shah Rukh Khan’s Chak De! India or Abhishek Bachchan’s Dhoom. They’ve also made a name for themselves within Sufi music and have performed for the Aga Khan himself.

“What they have done, what they have composed, what they have sung over the years has been appreciated by all — it’s why they have such a huge following, as a result, there’s already been a “tremendous” response to ticket sales for Saturday’s show — in which $1 from the sale of each ticket goes toward the Aga Khan Foundation.

The west coast kickoff show [Vancouver] is one of only three Canadian stops, as well as six other performances throughout the United States.

– Kamal Sharma, Vancouver Organizer as reported on Vancouverdesi.com

SS-Live -datesEVENT:  Salim & Sulaiman North American Tour


Saturday, November 1st, 2014 – Vancouver
Friday, November 7th, 2014 – San Jose
Saturday, November 8th, 2014 – Calgary
Sunday, November 9th, 2014 – Toronto
Friday, November 14th, 2014 – San Antonio
Saturday, November 15th, 2014 – Atlanta
Sunday, November 16th, 2014 – Houston
Friday, November 21st, 2014 – Washington
Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 – Fort Lauderdale

TIME & VENUE: Complete info for all dates not available yet, please check this link Salim and Sulaiman Live – Tickets for updates as they become available

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About Salim-Sulaiman North America Tour 2014

Iconic Bollywood musical duo Salim-Sulaiman will embark on their first ever North American tour this November 2014 with stops in Vancouver, San Jose, Calgary, Toronto, San Antonio, Atlanta, Houston, Washington and Fort Lauderdale.

Accompanied by their band, Salim-Sulaiman will also welcome to tour singers Vipul Metha, winner of Indian Idol 6, and Shweta Pandit, who regularly performs with AR Rahman.

Salim-Sulaiman have been composing music for over a decade having scored for movies including Rab Ne Banadi Jodi, FASHION, Roadside Romeo, Iqbal, Dor, Heroine, Chak De India, and many more.

The versatile duo has scored for a string of Bollywood movies, composed for several Indi-pop sensations including Viva, Asmaan, Shweta Shetty, Jasmine and Style Bhai among others, composed and produced hundreds of TV commercials.

Recognized for their talents throughout the industry, Salim-Sulaiman have received numerous awards including the 2004 Screen Award for Best Background Music for Bahoot; the 2005 Screen Weekly Award for Best Background Music for Dhoom; the 2005 Technical Award for Best Background Score for Ab Tak Chhappan; the 2007 Zee Cine Technical Award for Best Background Score for Krrish; and the 2014 Mirchi Music Award for Best Indi-Pop Song of the Year.

Incorporating cinematic, folk, Electronica and Sufi influences to their music, Salim and Sulaiman Merchant are among India’s most respected composers. Recently they composed the musical Merchants of Bollywood, as well as their much awaited Hollywood film Sold which is rapidly gaining attention at numerous film festivals.

They have been nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards and collaborated to remix songs with Lady Gaga.

The duo has enthralled audiences across the world with their live concerts, particularly during their performance at the FIFA World Cup 2010 opening ceremony. In addition, Salim-Sulaiman have been part of numerous television shows including their role as celebrity judges on Indian Idol.

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Their greatest honour has been performing in the presence of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan twice, once in Kenya and more recently in India. They have also had the privilege of performing in the presence of Princess Zahra.

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