The contestants of the popular singing reality show Indian Idol 12 will be paying a musical tribute to late composer Shravan Rathod, in its upcoming episode. Shravan Rathod, who belonged to the duo Nadeem-Shravan, who passed away in April due to Covid-19.
In a promotional video shared by Colors, contestants Ashish Kulkarni and Nihal Tauro can be seen singing Main Duniya Bhula Dunga from Aashiqui, which was composed by Nadeem Shravan. Roop Kumar Rathod, Kumar Sanu and Anuradha Paudwal, who were also present as guests were seen showering praise on the singers.
Hum duniya bhula denge aapke liye #IdolAshish aur #IdolNihal! Dekhiye #TributeToShravanRathod #IndianIdol2020 kal raat 9:30 baje, sirf Sony par!@iAmNehaKakkar @VishalDadlani #HimeshReshammiya #AdityaNarayan @fremantle_india @The_AnuMalik @Singerkumarsan @NihalTauro pic.twitter.com/C9HnPfuFPN— sonytv (@SonyTV) May 21, 2021
#KumarSanu aur #AnuradhaPaudwal ki epic jodi aa rahi hai humare stage par, karne mausam ko awesome aur humare #Top9 hain bilkul taiyaar! Dekhna mat bhooliyega #TributeToShravanRathod #RomanceSpecial #IndianIdol2020 iss weekend raat 9:30 baje, sirf Sony par! pic.twitter.com/NQeFGq1Ddk— sonytv (@SonyTV) May 21, 2021
Apart from that Anjali and Sawai can be seen singing Tu Pyar Hai Kisi Aur Ka from Dil Hai Ki Maanta Nahi.
Kaise jiyein #IdolArunita aur #IdolSayli ki aawaz ke bina! Dekhiye #TributeToShravanKumar #IndianIdol2020 kal raat 9:30 baje, sirf Sony par!@iAmNehaKakkar @VishalDadlani #HimeshReshammiya #AdityaNarayan @fremantle_india @The_AnuMalik @Singerkumarsan #RoopKumarRathod pic.twitter.com/v00Xf0YirQ— sonytv (@SonyTV) May 21, 2021
Apart from that, contestants Pawandeep and Arunita will be singing the hit numbers Dil Hai Ki Maanta Nahi and Nazar Ke Saamne Jigar Ke Paas, composed by Nadeem Shravan. Sayli and Arunita will sing Bahut Pyaar Karte Hain and Jiye To Jiye Kaise during the episode.
Nadeem-Shravan were among the most popular music composers in the 90s, giving chartbuster soundtracks in films like Aashiqui (1990), Saajan (1991), Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pardes and Raja Hindustani, headlined by Aamir Khan. After their split in mid 2000s, the duo reunited to compose for David Dhawan’s Do Knot Disturb in 2009.