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Thread: Bappi Lahiri to judge DJ hunt
09-19-2012, 11:02 PM #1
Bappi Lahiri to judge DJ hunt
Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri will be judging the second season of a disc-jockey (DJ) hunt "MirchiMix" by a radio station, and says he is looking forward to bring the disco genre back with a bang.
The hunt is bieng organised by Radio Mirchi.
"It's a fantastic platform for budding DJs in India to showcase their talent. I can't wait to meet and perform with the raw young talent of our country," Lahiri, known for numbers like "I am a disco dancer", "Pag ghungroo" and "Ooh la la!", said in a statement.
"My experience of 40 years, packed with Radio Mirchi's exuberance and some magic from India's young DJs is going to bring disco back. I have been the mentor of disco in India and it gives me a great sense of pride to pay tribute to the genre," he added.
Through the contest, the contenders get a chance to mould the Lahiri's popular, foot-tapping creations in their own way and share them with the judges.
They can download popular Lahiri songs from MirchiMix, remix it and upload their entries on the website. The entries can be sent by Sep 25, which will be followed by initial short listing, whereby three contestants will be chosen for each city finale by Lahiri and DJ Akhil Talreja....being a human...