From September 27th – October 27th 2012, the Royal Shakespeare Company presented "Much Ado About Nothing". The vibrant and colourful adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play took place within an Indian setting, and music for the production was composed by Niraj Chag.
Alongside award-winning British comedian, writer and actress Meera Syal, the multi-talented cast featured a number of members with a Southern connection! These included Rudi Dharmalingam (who played George), British-Tamil actress Amara Karan (playing Hero), and Gary Pillai.
Check out this video from MAAN – the live band from the production – with their debut single "The Calling". We love the effortless way in which Indian classical has been fused with Western undertones! The track features Nawazish Ali Khan and Anjana Srinivasan, who also wrote and composed the song: