Mauj launches its debut music album 'Asha and Friends'


MUMBAI: Wireless solutions provider Mauj Telecom has announced the launch of a music album - Asha and Friends.

Asha Bhosle, has got in tune with some known achievers from various fields to come up with a music album called Asha and Friends. Her friends in the album include Sanjay Dutt, Brett Lee, Urmila Matondkar, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil' Champs and many more. The songs are being distributed by Virgin Records (India) Pvt Ltd, asserts an official release.

Commenting on the launch of the new music album, Mauj CEO Arun Gupta said, "Mauj has always been an innovator in the arena of entertainment and digital lifestyle. We are extremely happy to partner with a legend - Asha Bhosle - to produce an exciting and fun album."

Asha Bhosale said, "I thought of Sanjay Dutt after seeing Munnabhai MBBS. I realised there were some portions in the songs which he sang himself. He has a bass voice, which is important for male singers. He has the right sense of tune and melody."

Commenting on Bret Lee's involvement she added, "He was very excited about singing with me, and couldn't believe I was more than double his age"

Aussie pace bowler Brett Lee who was down in India for the Champions Trophy also agreed to sing with her even though he had earlier refused other offers in India. "She is phenomenal. For her age of 74, she sings like a youngster," said Lee.

The project has been conceptualised and composed by Shamir Tandon. The original idea was to have seven voices singing with her, further to which Ashaji shared her idea of having seven voices from different walks of life of people who can sing, but are not known for their singing.

The album will be followed by several other albums which are cut and ready with the videos directed by some of India's well known filmmakers.adds the release.

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