Hyderabad Airport to host Rahman’s
‘Jai Ho’ Concert
Hyderabad|India|October'2009: GMR Hyderabad
International Airport Ltd.(GHIAL), will be hosting Oscar award winner
A.R.Rahman’s ‘Jai Ho’ Concert on Saturday, October 24th, 2009. Over 50,000
people are expected to attend the event, which will be organized by
Wizcraft, and held at a specially created ‘GMR Arena’ near the Novotel
Hyderabad Airport, just two kilometers away from the airport.
Mr. P. Sripathy, CEO of GHIAL, said that, “We intend creating a leisure
destination outside and around our airport, so that the people of
Hyderabad are provided newer, interesting avenues for entertainment and
enjoyment. We will have these events on a regular basis. With the festival
season starting middle of September, we have already lined up a host of
activities that will lead in to the ‘Jai Ho’ Concert on 24th October.
“We will start off the festive celebrations with the Airport Festive
Carnival from the 19th of September through the 25th of October. During
this period, any passenger or their relatives and friends who purchase any
goods or services worth a minimum of Rs.300, will be eligible for a lucky
draw coupon which will enable them to be entered for the Grand Draw prize
of a return ticket for two, to Singapore. Additionally, in the weekly
draws, two lucky winners will get free tickets to the ‘Jai Ho’ Concert”,
Mr. Sripathy said that the ‘Jai Ho’ Concert will provide the people of
Hyderabad and surrounding areas, an international standard event
experience, with state of the art equipment and facilities. Plans are on
to provide a special weekend package for outstation enthusiasts in
collaboration with the Novotel Hyderabad Airport and Jet Airways.
“Besides creating a leisure destination at our airport, our strategy is to
increase the non-aero revenue stream substantially during the coming
years”, Mr.Sripathy added.
Reachout's News Bureau
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