Javed Akhtar and Shankar Mahadevan on one platform


Music legends Javed Akhtar and Shankar Mahadevan unveiled the art of cinematic perfection.


Royal Stag Barrel Select Perfect Strokes in its endeavour to keep perfecting has evolved into a highly credible platform for achievers to share their secret to success. The platform seeks to inspire the audience by bringing together some of personalities who are known for their quest to keep perfecting every moment in each of their stellar careers. The platform is an innovative and distinguished talk show format event that engages audience in an impactful manner.

Commenting on the occasion, Raja Banerji, Assistant Vice President (Marketing), Pernod Ricard India said, “Music is the soul of Hindi cinema. We celebrate our perfect moments with it and it is the perfect companion when we need a quiet moment to nurse a grieving heart. The blend of popular beats with the classical spine of Indian classical music is a great unifier across the country. And with this belief, we are proud to host the new season of Royal Stag Barrel Select Perfect Strokes which is celebrating the Royal Stag Barrel Select philosophy of ‘Make it Perfect’. Through our continued association with the Indian film fraternity, we hope to offer a unique experience with these legendary personalities on the art of making perfect music of a film.”

The events are being graced by acclaimed and charismatic Indian writer-lyricist, Javed Akhtar, who is not only known for the magic he creates by writing but also for the splendid contribution that he has made to Indian cinema and one of the most versatile and gifted music composer and the super talented music composer and dynamic playback singer, Shankar Mahadevan. Together, they are enlightening the audience with a detailed discourse of how finesse can be achieved in music by perfecting each and every note. The discussion is about music and lyrics and the way they blend and mature into a melody. The maestros are exploring the role of the film director in this enterprise, and the challenges that need to be overcome to create a perfect score.

The multi city tour kick started in Pune this November followed by Kolkata and is finally culminating in Bangalore to explore perfection. Royal Stag Barrel Select Perfect Strokes in its previous seasons explored the art of triumphing in the game of cricket & film making with achievers like Gary Kirsten, Mohinder Amarnath, Sourav Ganguly, Dwayne Bravo, Gautam Gambhir, Raju Hirani, Javed Akhtar, Imtiaz Ali and Tabu. One again, this new edition of the series is focussing on the code of perfecting music with eminent Bollywood personalities.




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