Many renowned artists from the Indian music industry showed up on March 8, 2022 to celebrate one of the prestigious Indian music awards Smule Mirchi Music Awards. In the evening of glamor and music, the celebrities came under the roof of a single slogan ‘Har Entertainment Mein Mirchi Hai’.
The show was hosted by one of India’s most beloved singers, Sonu Nigam, and co-hosted by Neha Bhasin and Meiyang Chang.
Sonu Nigam paid tribute to the late India’s Nightingale Lata Mangeshkarji, while Meet Bros paid tribute to recently deceased legend Bapi Lahiri. Nigam also paid tribute to Shravan Rathod, accompanied by his two sons Darshan and Sanjiv.
In a conversation with The Bombay Times, Sonu Nigam said, “I’m the only person of my generation who had the chance to sing with Lata ji, so I chose the songs I sang with her. “
Singer Shriti Pathak also paid tribute to the nightingale and sang her famous songs like Do Pal Ruka’ (‘Veer Zara’) and O Palan Hare’ (‘Lagaan’). She said: “It was very moving to be part of this tribute to him. For every singer, Lata Ji was an institution.
Sou expressed his love for the Mirchi Music Awards and said, “I’m like the Dai Ma of the Mirchi Music Awards. I always make sure all my support is there with MMA to keep it going. He further added, “It is a credible award feature and it will always have my support. I always do my best to make things work for MMA.
Neha Bhasin, who co-hosted the show with Sonu Nigam, said, “I think MMA is special because it’s the only awards dedicated solely to music of all genres. It’s a pleasure and an honor to be here because it’s my family.
Speaking about the highlights of the Neha Said show, “The highlight of this year was the tribute to Lata Ji, the award for the legacy of Bappi Da – the most important gems and legends in the industry of music that gave us so much to learn from .
She further added about the performance of the Mohan sisters, “I was very proud that Neeti, Shakti and Mukti were performing on their new song. I always felt they were a very talented trio.
She even mentioned in her speeches, “Another highlight of the awards night was that I performed my Punjabi folk song. It’s a big deal for me because it’s my indie music that I started in 2013 and it’s like I’ve come full circle. I fight for independent music and I do it the way I want to.
In awards, Shershah won the most awards. Raataan Lambiyan composed and written by Tanshik Bagchi and sung by Asees Kaur and Jubin Nautiyal won three prestigious awards; music composer of the year, song of the year and lyrics of the year. Shershah also won album of the year.
Javed Ali won Male Singer of the Year for Shrivalli from the film Pushpa. Shreya Ghoshal won Female Vocalist of the Year for Arangi Re’s Chaka Chak.
People’s favorite Arijit Singh debuted as a music composer this year and won the Upcoming Music Composer of the Year award for Pagglait’s Thode Kam Ajnabi.
AP Dhillon and Gurinder Gill won the Independent Music Artist award for Brown Munde. Angrezi Medium’s Song Ladki won Recreated Song of the Year.