Mumbai, September 13th, 2011: Touted to be Indian Music's biggest night out, the Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GiMA) will have celebrity musicians take centre-stage to perform before a mélange of the industry's biggest names at the Kingdom of Dreams in Gurgaon. In its second year, GiMA continues to honour artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in Indian music.
With over 26 metals up for grabs in both the Film and Non-Film genres this year's awards are bound to be the musical event of the year. The 2nd edition of the much-awaited Chevrolet GiMA Awards will showcase a number of performances, among which a fusion piece by Indian electronic prodigies, Midival Pundits will be staged. The duo will be joined onstage by Kashmiri pop-rock artiste Kailash Kher, the musically-diverse Shubha Mudgal and the young Assamese sensation, Papon. The act will create a holistic representation of Indian music in keeping with GiMA's efforts to unify all the genres of music in the country.
Songstress, Sunidhi Chauhan will enthrall with a performance of her popular songs 'Te Amo', 'Udi-Udi', 'Sheila Ki Jawani' and 'Ainyavi-Ainyavi' moving into a grunge rock performance backed by a classic rock band.
President & Managing Director, General Motors India, Karl Slym spoke of the performances saying, "With a firm belief in innovation and the drive to pursue excellence, Chevrolet is proud to be associated with an event like GiMA that echoes the very principles that have made Chevrolet the brand it is today. While the talent in Indian musicians leaves nothing to be desired, there remained only the need for a medium through which it could be showcased to the world. GiMA is that medium and we are convinced that it will propel Indian music to an international audience."
Speaking on the phenomenal line-up of performances for this year's Chevrolet GiMA Awards, Sabbas Joseph, Director – Wizcraft International said, "The performances at Chevrolet GiMA 2011 will showcase a multi-faceted portrayal of the music across India today. GiMA aims to encompass all of the diverse genres existent in the country and unify them on a common and respected platform."
The Global Indian Music Academy, is a pioneering effort to create a consolidated platform for Indian Musicians with an aim to recognize the gifted, discover new talent, and facilitate the development of music in India through a holistic and unified medium. The Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards are conceptualized, produced and promoted by entertainment and events company, Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. The Chevrolet Global Indian Music Academy Awards, will air in October on India's leading Hindi General Entertainment Channel - COLORS.
Wizcraft International Entertainment, India's leading media and Entertainment Company is dedicated to showcasing its expertise on the world stage. Having begun its operations in 1988, Wizcraft has conceptualized and produced events staged in Mauritius, UK, New York, Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia, Netherlands, South Africa, Iraq, Australia, Canada, Thailand and Sri Lanka among others. Wizcraft's clientele comprise leading global corporates, governments of various countries, leading international entertainment and sports associations and celebrities. The company is focused on providing Global Event Management Solutions at the doorstep of its global clientele
For more information on the Global Indian Music Awards, please visit www.gima.co.in
General Motors India has completed 16 years of operation in India. It started its journey in 1996 and now offers products under the Chevrolet brand, which was introduced in India in 2003. Founded in Detroit in 1911, Chevrolet is celebrating its centennial as a global automotive brand. Last year, about 4.25 million Chevrolets were sold in more than 120 countries, or one every 7.4 seconds. Chevrolet, one of the fastest growing automotive nameplates in India, provides consumers with fuel-efficient, safe and reliable vehicles that deliver high quality, expressive design, spirited performance and value. With a wide range of product portfolio including Chevrolet Captiva, Chevrolet Optra, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Aveo, Chevrolet Aveo U-VA, Chevrolet Spark, Chevrolet Beat and Chevrolet Tavera for sale in India, GM India operates state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Halol, Gujarat and in Talegaon, Maharashtra. More information regarding Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.co.in