Mayor of Sugar Land, James Thompson awarded Salim and Sulaiman Certificate of Recognition for their many achievements and their support of charities and good causes.
During the Salim-Sulaiman Live performance on November 16th in Houston, Sugar Land Councilman Harish Jajoo presented the proclamation from City of Sugar Land to the music duo.
The brothers are set to perform in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this evening.
This accolade builds on other such honors the brothers have received in Houston, Toronto and Calgary during their North American tour.
Houston’s Mayor Annise Parker proclaimed November 16th as the Salim and Sulaiman Merchant Day in recognition of their achievements [music, good causes and helping redefine India’s film industry].
Calgary’s Mayor, Naheed Nenshi recognized their efforts and leadership by “White Hatting” Salim, Sulaiman and the team.
In Toronto, Canada’s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander expressed special appreciation with a personalized Thank You letter and tweeted Canada loves Salim and Sulaiman.
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.
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.
- Aga Khan Foundation Southwest USA Presents Indian Music Director-duo Salim-Sulaiman Live in Concert on Saturday September 17, 2016
- Raza.com, Industry Leader In International Calling, Presents Salim-Sulaiman Live 2016
- Video Recordings: Opening Ceremony & Live Performances – Dubai 2016 Jubilee Games – Project Organizing Volunteers who made it happen
- Official Trailer – New Movie: The Musical Journey of Salim-Sulaiman: SHUKRANALLAH
- Composed by Salim-Sulaiman – 2016 Jubilee Games Theme Song
- [New Song] Salim Sulaiman’s Collaboration with Abida Parveen: Noor-e Ilahi
- Video of Harvard University talk – Reflections: A Conversation with Salim and Sulaiman Merchant
- Salim & Sulaiman at Harvard: Reflection and Celebration of a Life Inspired by Music
- Salim-Sulaiman’s Harvard Lecture with Professor Ali Asani – Follow Ismailimail Hashtag, Samira Noorali & Ismaili Gnosis
- Harvard University: The Prince Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program and the South Asia Institute presents – Reflections: A Conversation with Salim and Sulaiman Merchant
- #SSLive2015 concludes North American tour with a heartwarming performance in Toronto
- Salim and Sulaiman Merchant to speak at Harvard University on October 2nd, 2015
- #SSLive2015 are on their way to Vancouver, after successfully debuting in Dallas and Chicago
- Illinois Secretary of State issues Proclamation to recognize Salim and Sulaiman’s charitable work
- Salim-Sulaiman’s Latest: “Khalipan” – For the Children of the World
- Full Transcript – PBS show on His Highness the Aga Khan & the Ismaili Muslims
- Now showing on-line – PBS show on His Highness the Aga Khan & the Ismaili Muslims
- Special PBS show on His Highness the Aga Khan & the Ismaili Muslims to air on-line today
- Coming Soon, a special PBS show on His Highness the Aga Khan & the Ismaili Muslims: Interviews with His Highness the Aga Khan, Salim-Sulaiman, Alyna Nanji, Prof. Ali Asani
- Nairobi: Coastweek’s Interview with Salim Sulaiman
- Salim Sulaiman | ”Astagfirullah” Eid Special 2015
- Salim-Sulaiman North America Tour 2015
- Coastweek: Salim – Sulaiman Merchant Back In Nairobi
- Spirit of Service: Salim-Sulaiman win over USA & Canada with their charity tour | Bollywood Hungama News Network
- MissMalini.com | Salim Merchant Opens Up About His North America Charity Tour
- Ismaili Institutions for Canada: Rethinking Identity and Music in Muslim discourse with Salim-Sulaiman, Karim Gillani & Hussein Rashid
- Salim-Sulaiman Interviews (3 of 3): Bollywood Duo talk to PBS – Religion & Ethics Newsweekly on how faith inspires their music
- Salim-Sulaiman Interviews (2 of 3): Brothers talk about the genesis of the North American tour, TKN and Giving
- Salim-Sulaiman Interviews (1 of 3): Salim inspires 5th Grade Student discussing Mawlana Hazar Imam, FIFA World Cup Soccer & Music
- Coming Soon … 3 Unique Interviews: Salim-Sulaiman speak with an aspiring Astronaut, Ismailimail & PBS
- Governor of New York awards Salim and Sulaiman with Congressional Certificate of Merit
- Sugar Land Mayor honors Salim and Sulaiman with a Certificate of Recognition
- Salim & Sulaiman Sing for Charity | Indo American News
- Houston Proclaims Salim and Sulaiman Merchant Day
- Salim-Sulaiman record music for their next film with Ismaili talent from Houston
- Congratulations to Poet & Singer: Aly Sunderji gets the chance to sing with Salim-Sulaiman in Washington DC
- Salim-Sulaiman’s support of AKF USA to Help Alleviate Global Poverty finds tangible expression
- Event – November 16 | Salim-Sulaiman Live 2014 Tour – North America: Houston Performance to benefit Aga Khan Foundation Projects
- Event – November 14 & 16 | Salim-Sulaiman Live 2014 Tour – North America: Texas Performances to benefit Focus Humanitarian Assistance & Aga Khan Foundation
- Event – November 14 | Salim-Sulaiman Live 2014 Tour – North America: San Antonio
- Salim-Sulaiman Live Show: Toronto Performance | Minister Chris Alexander tweets Canada loves Salim and Sulaiman
- Event – November 15 | Salim-Sulaiman Live 2014 Tour – North America: Atlanta Performance to Benefit Various Causes & Charities
- Retrospective: Salim-Sulaiman performance of “Bismillah” for Mawlana Hazar Imam
- Mayor Naheed Nenshi bestows White Hats to Salim-Sulaiman and Team
- Salim-Sulaiman Live Show: Calgary Performance – Bismillah Video
- Photo Essay by Salim Nensi | Salim-Sulaiman at the Aga Khan Museum
- Photo Essay by r_van_bc | Salim-Sulaiman Live 2014 Tour – North America: Vancouver Performance
- Salim-Sulaiman Live 2014 Tour | Spotlight on the Ismaili Choir
- Event – November 8 | Salim-Sulaiman Live 2014 Tour – North America: Calgary Performance
- Salim-Sulaiman Live 2014 Tour | Spotlight on Iqbal Noormohamed
- Salim-Sulaiman Live 2014 Tour | Spotlight on Salima & Aleeza Ladhani
- Salim-Sulaiman Live 2014 Tour | Spotlight on Saba Rawjani
- Event – November 1-22 | Salim & Sulaiman North American Tour to benefit Aga Khan Foundation Projects
- Salim-Sulaiman show to benefit Aga Khan Foundation & underlines Vancouver’s rising Bollywood cachet | Vancouverdesi.com
- Bollywood Singer/Actor Shweta Pandit at Aga Khan Museum
- Salim-Sulaiman at Aga Khan Museum, Toronto
- [New] “Allahu Akbar” by Salim-Sulaiman
- Sports Diplomacy: Reminiscing Alisha and Salim-Sulaiman’s inspiring “Africa – You’re the Star” 2010 FIFA World Cup anthem
- Salim Sulaiman Live at Bandra Yuwan Jamatkhana
- Namaste – Salim – Sulaiman, Des Raj Lachkani & group, Shraddha Pandit – Coke Studio @ MTV Season 3
- There is no one like Sukhwinder Singh: Latest Interview with Salim-Sulaiman Merchant – The Times of India
- Bismillah: New song from Salim – Sulaiman Merchant for Eid
- The musical journey of Salim-Sulaiman
- Salim and Sulaiman Merchant perform at the Jamati institutional dinner in honour of Princess Zahra
- Indian Ismaili Music Directors: Salim and Sulaiman Merchant perform for His Highness the Aga Khan in Nairobi
- Salim-Sulaiman re-create a youthful avatar of Indian National Anthem
- Group of Ismaili Musicians including Salim Merchant, performed at the 2010 FIFA World Cup Kick Off Concert in Africa | The Ismaili
- Bollywood Music Director duo Salim-Sulaiman to perform at FIFA World Cup in South Africa
- Article on Salim and Sulaiman Merchant
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