TOURISM MALAYSIA PROMOTES COUNTRY WITH INDO-MALAYSIAN MUSIC

12 Jul 2013 11:19
MUMBAI, July 6 (Bernama) -- The first ever Indo-Malaysian Bollywood music album, titled " Tum Mile" (I Met You), was launched in Mumbai on Friday, The Times of India reported. This specially produced album features four popular duet songs including one medley, all sung by Toh Puan Bendahara of Kedah, Toh Puan Noor Suzanna Abdullah, a member of the royal family of Kedah, Malaysia and Bollywood singer Kumar Sanu. The album features timeless musical hits from the Golden Era of Bollywood filmed at Malaysian destinations, said the report. The duo re-visited the 70s and 80s era of Bollywood music, but adding a Malaysian touch to the ever-expanding Bollywood influence. Leveraging the popularity of Malaysian destinations, this unique blend of audio-visual extravaganza will appeal to both Indian and Malaysian audiences. According to the report, Tourism Malaysia chairman Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen said: "Bollywood songs, superstars and movies are household names in Malaysia and command an extremely high following even amongst the non-Hindi speaking population. "And now, with this beautiful musical compilation by two prominent individuals, one from Malaysia, and the other from India, it is our hope that the album 'Tum Mile' will further bridge our two nations together - through music, through tourism."

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