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Chicago IL: Pratibha Jairath’s Bollywood Sargam presented Valentine party at Ashton place in a romantic style. With red roses at the entrance of the banquet hall, over 200 guests gathered for a vibrant Valentine celebration.

For couples, romantics and sky-watchers, Valentine’s Day 2017 was perfect. A full moon greeted lovers and sweethearts on this special day. Saint Valentine’s Day, also known as Valentine’s Day observed on February 14 each year

It may have been cold evening outside but the energy and enthusiasm of audience inside the hall was amazing. The energy and enthusiasm of folks was awesome. The ladies were shinning in beautiful vibrant colors and were presented a single long stem rose upon entrance Of course, the men had formal attire to match that spirit and they were also welcomed with hershy’s kisses.

The evening started with welcome from Anoop Walia. He introduced the host of the evening, Pratibha Jairath as a person who brings community together by her persona, her energy and her desire to touch everyone’s heart. He spoke of her journey, as to how she started planning Sangeet and choreographing dances for her close circles. He eluted to her recent successful NYE show.

The evening started with romantic old and new numbers by Pratibha Jairath. She was later joined by Raju Bankapur, a well-known singer who charmed audience by some great numbers. The party was in full swing with numbers like Baby Doll, Chittiyaan Kalaiyan, Om shanti Om and Deewangi, Gulabi Aankhen and so on. The duets like Tum hi ho, Soch Na sake, Tere sang yaara brought lovely couples to floor for waltz dancing. This was then followed by some very nice listening numbers by Dr. Manohar Jethani such as Pal Pal dil ke paas, Ek ladki ko Dakha and so on. People requested some more wonderful unique numbers from Dr. Jethani.

Ms Jairath introduced Ashika Kalra, a beautiful young lady with desire to help schools back home by her Vidya Dan project. A number of folks were motivated and came forward to help. Mr Anil Loomba of Home Mortgage Loan Solutions was the grand sponsor for Vidya dan project and he said he will take care of the first part of her project and students will have a great library of books. He was honored by presenting a plaque and received lots of applause.

The sumptuous dinner was followed by an interesting surprise like Belly dancer with Candalbra and folks cheered her on at Mahiya mahiya song’s fusion dance. As always Ms Jairath presented an audience participation section of Bollywood dress up and fashion walk which was loved by audience. Like all good things, the entertainment had to finally come to an end, although the audience wanted the music to go on. People were happy and wanted to dance the night away.

Shobhana Patel, said, “I am happy to be here on this occasion as this gives me an opportunity to impress my boyfriend.” “Due to our hectic schedule, we hardly get quality time to spend with each other,” Sonia Shah, an IT Engineer from Schaumburg IL told Asian Media USA. “Valentine’s Day is a good excuse to make that time and get the romance back.”

Known as the Kishore Kumar of Chicago, the versatile Raju Bankapur has been performing in the United States for more than 15 years. He has sung on stage with many Bollywood singers and recently was lead male singer with the legendary Kavita Krishnamurthy when they performed for an audience of 7000 people in Florida.

Pratibha is a versatile singer who has given various stage performances. Her expression and style of singing ads to her melodious quality of voice. She Performs on Karaoke and Live Band at many events in the Chicago land area. She is one of the founding members of Chicago Indian Icon competition. Pratibha enjoys dancing & choreography, both for fun & charitable causes. She has experience of organizing over 100 Theme parties that entertain audiences with a variety of Singing, Dancing, Games and competition events. She believes in sharing and does this as a way of giving back to the society.

Photographs and Press release by: Asian Media USA