by Suman Gupta
Delhi, 30.03.2017: Radio City 91.1 FM, country's leading radio network, is all set to pay a retro tribute through its most loved retro music show, Radio City 91.1 FM’s Kal Bhi Aaj Bhi, to the city’s 84 year old cinema hall – Regal Theatre, which will bring down its curtains today.
Radio City’s RJ Ayaz on his show Kal Bhi Aaj Bhi will do a special feature highlighting the journey of Regal Theatre, opened in 1932. It is the city’s oldest and majestic theatre that started as a venue for ballets, plays and talkies and then became the most celebrated theatre for red carpet premiers for both Hollywood and Bollywood movies. Regal theatre will bring down its curtains today, by showcasing a grand premiere of two iconic blockbusters of the yesteryears “Mera Naam Joker” and “Sangam”. Radio City’s RJ Aadi will go LIVE from the theatre and share the audience reactions and sentiments and memories about the cinema hall.
On this event, Mr. Kartik Kalla,EVP & National Head – Programming, Marketing, AudaCITY, Radio City says “Radio City’s Kal Bhi Aaj Bhi has been taking its listeners on detour to the golden era of Bollywood and this tribute to the city’s oldest theatre resonates with the essence of City pride that we inoculate amongst our listeners. Regal Cinema is a symbol of nostalgia for all Delhiites and we at Radio City are extremely emotional for this day and pay a grand salute to this ancient icon.
Kal Bhi Aaj Bhi resonates in everyone’s heart showcasing the best of yesteryears' melodious music decorated with many inside stories and never heard before anecdotes related to these evergreen stars and their movies. Over the years, the show which is replete with melodious music from yester years and sprinkled with unheard stories of the musical journeys of the evergreen stars has captured the hearts of many listeners.
About Radio City 91.1FM: Radio City, a part of Music Broadcast Limited (MBL) is a subsidiary of Jagran Prakashan Ltd. Radio City is the first and oldest private FM radio broadcaster in India with over 15 years of expertise in the radio industry. Amongst the private radio stations, Radio City has consistently been the number one radio station in terms of average listenership share (in percentage) in Bengaluru and Mumbai with 24.17% and 17.10% respectively. (Source: TAM Data – Radio Audio Measurement, Markets: Mumbai and Bangalore TG: 12+ Day-part: Mon-Sun 12:00 AM-12:00 AM, Place: All; Period: from December 30, 2012 to January 21, 2017) and as on March 31, 2016, Radio City reached out to over 49.60 million listeners in 23 cities covered by AZ Research (Source: AZ Research Report).. Radio City has introduced humour on radio with Babber Sher, launched agony aunt solving love problems with Love Guru, and also launched singing reality show in India with Radio City Super Singer. Radio City has initiated Radio City Freedom Awards and also operates a web radio on planetradiocity.com which has 40 stations February 22, 2017.
Music Broadcast Limited currently has 39 stations, including 11 newly acquired stations in Phase III auctions. Radio City in its third phase expands to Kanpur Ajmer, Kota, Bikaner, Udaipur, Patiala, Patna, Jamshedpur, Nasik, Kolhapur, and Madurai.
Radio City has been ranked number one in the ‘Media Industry’ and number two in ‘Best Companies for Hiring and Welcoming’ categories by Great Place to Work in 2015. Led by the philosophy of Rag Rag Mein Daude City, the brand is driven by the passion and the pride that listeners feel for and associate with their city. For further details, log on to www.planetradiocity.com.