To mark World Music Day, Prabha Khaitan Foundation launched its official caller tune. The 30-second long tune is composed by the Grammy Award Winner & US Billboard #1 artist, Ricky Kej.
The GQ Hero 2020, Ricky Kej is an internationally renowned Indian Music Composer and Environmentalist. He has performed at prestigious venues in over 30 countries, including at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and Geneva.
Ricky has won more than 100 music awards in over 20 countries. He has been awarded “United Nations Global Humanitarian Artist” and is also the “Youth Icon of India”. Ricky has been named as one of the 100 Real Leaders who ‘Inspire the Future’. He is the UNESCO “Global Ambassador for Kindness”, UNCCD “Land Ambassador”, UNICEF “Celebrity Supporter” & Ambassador for “Earth Day Network”. He and his team have created caller tunes/ringtones for several companies. Such as Microsoft (Global), Google (Global), Amazon (Global), Aditya Birla Group, Biocon, Infosys, etc.
Ricky Kej says,
“I have been a follower of the Prabha Khaitan Foundation for a while now. Their immense dedication and passion towards sociocultural welfare and humanitarian causes is absolutely commendable. During these unprecedented times, it is the arts and music that are spreading positivity. I am grateful to the Prabha Khaitan foundation for moving steadfast in their mission. On this World Music Day, I am thrilled to release a special ring tone I created from the foundation. It is a true amalgamation of the North and South of India. Featuring the Bansuri, Santoor and vocals, rendering, sargams and percussive Kunakol. This 30 second (about) piece is packed with hope, motivation, solidarity and diversity for a better tomorrow.”
Padma Bhushan recipient and Grammy Award winner Vishwa Mohan Bhatt says,
“The caller tune for Prabha Khaitan Foundation composed by Grammy winner Ricky Kej is excellent. Though it’s for a short duration, the elements of Rag Maru Bihag with Konnakol has been brought appropriately.”
Manisha Jain, Branding & Communication Chief, Prabha Khaitan Foundation says,
“The caller tune composed mirrors the true spirit of the Foundation. It is a timeless piece which celebrates the artistic diversity of India blended in musical solidarity. We extend our sincere gratitude to Ricky Kej for weaving this melodious musical sojourn.”