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FIA Honours Bollywood Musician Pyarelal with Lifetime Achievement Award

The legendary music composer raised the tempo of the ceremony with his live performance.

The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA), in association with Sai USA Inc., conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award to Mr. Pyarelal R. Sharma of the famed Indian composer-duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal for his outstanding service to Indian Film Music.

The duo is considered amongst the most successful composers in the Hindi film industry and have composed music for over 750 films from 1963 to 1998.

The award was given during a live concert held earlier this month on Sunday, May 15th, 2022 at Cure Insurance Arena, Trenton, New Jersey. Mr. Pyarelal performed with his orchestra accompanied with famous playback singers Amit Kumar, Kavita Krishnamurti, Sadhana Sargam, Sudesh Bhosale, Mohammed Salamat and Priyanka Mitra. The show was presented by famous film stars—Zeenat Amaan, Padmini Kolhapure, and Rati Agnihotri — of the Indian film industry.

The FIA President, Mr. Kenny Desai, presented the award to the legendary music composer, Mr. Pyarelal R. Sharma.

It was an eclectic evening filled with enthralling performances and the audience compromising of different age groups.

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