Masti entertainment celebrated first Anniversary of Chicago Ki Awaaz

Chicago IL: Masti-Karaoke & DCA Presented Chicago ki Aawaz on Saturday – June 29, 2013 at Pakwaan Restaurant, 7947 Golf Road, Morton Grove, IL .The event was sold out with over a 150 people in the audience!!! This sold out event started at 7PM and went on till 1:30AM with non-stop Bollywood songs being sang by 20 singers. Both amateurs and professional singers pleased the crowd for hours. Increasing popularity is evident in the increase in participants in this event. People participated from different suburbs of Chicago, southern Illinois and neighboring states of Wisconsin and Indiana.

Masti-Entertainment was started by Mr. Mujeeb Ahmed on June 15th 2012. It went from a handful of members to over 175 members currently and continues to grow. Over the past 10 months, Masti entertainment has supported or organized 21 meet-ups. Masti-Entertainment organizes karaoke night called “Chicago Ki Awaaz” every 6-8 weeks, at venues all over Chicago land. This night is for music lovers to get together and sing their favorite songs or just enjoy listening to other singers. Chicago Ki Awaaz provides a platform for singers to express themselves through music and welcomes artists of any age, religion and culture. where young and not-so-young, male and female, come to perform, compete, and display their unique talents in singing Bollywood songs with the hope of transforming their dreams into reality. Its mission is to bring out hidden talents within the Desi community and support singers who have God given talent to realize their potential. Being an integral part of the group will provide the singers opportunity to perform at local events.
Mujeeb (Organizer ), Sonu and Imran (Co-Organizer ), Muzaffar (Assistant Organizer )

DCA (Deccan Cultural Academy) is a proud supporter of Masti-Entertainment and Chicago Ki Awaaz. DCA, a non-profit organization, was started by Dr. Siraj Ahmed. The goal of DCA is to support cultural activities of the Indian subcontinent here in the United States. DCA has been helping Masti-Entertainment over the past few months by actively supporting its singers and giving them opportunities to sing at different events within the community.

Chicago Ki Awaaz was hosted at Pakwaan Restaurant in Morton Grove. The $20 admission fee included a full buffet of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes and over 6 hours of musical entertainment. All the singers from Masti-Karaoke mesmerized the enthusiastic crowd for over 4 hours. The audience was not only pleased with the performance, but applauded both old and new Bollywood romantic songs. With passion and love filling the air, couples danced to their hearts content. Dr. Siraj Ahmed Founders of DCA promote all India and Pakistani cultural event for last 10 years.

The evening started at 7:00 PM with an introduction-Jeen Varghese, an emcee. The first hour was open for the audience to show their hidden talents. Such talents included Vrushali, Ritu Wadhwa, Vasudev Thakkar and not to mention Pankaj Chopra with his stand up comedy to add flavor to the program. Also inclued was a social hour featuring some tasty appetizers and premium drinks. Master of Ceremony for the occasion was Mujeeb Ahmed. He kicked off the program by welcoming everyone to the Chicago ki Aawaz. 20 different singers entertained the attendees. The main singers were Mr. Imran Durrani, Mr Muzaffar Qureshi, Mr Mahijit Virdi, Shariq Sidz, Dr. Imaad Ahmed, Dr Siraj Ahmed, Dr. Saurabh Agrawal, Mr. Rashid, Mr. Rajesh Chalam, Mr Surinder, Ms. Kameshwari, Ms. Yukta and Mrs. Ifat. Eight members of the audience came up and performed songs of their choice. Some of these singers were Young Mr. Chalam, Miss Shivani Robert among others. The songs ranged from old Bollywood songs from the 60’s to latest Bollywood dance hits.

Masti Entertainment was very pleased to celebrate their One Year Anniversary. In recognition, Awards were sponsered and presented by Mujeeb Ahmed and Sonu Savani to the singers and supporters. The singer’s awards were recieved by Imran Durrani, Muzaffar Qureshi, Jency Elakkat, Dr Fawwad Ahmed, Mahijit Virdi and Shariq Sidz. And the supporters Award were recieved by Dr Siraj Ahmed, Shafaqat, Raj Savani, Sunil Shah, Suresh Bodiwala, Hina Trivedi And Sanjay!

Last not but least, A special recognition with an award was presented to The Founder of Masti Entertainment Mujeeb Ahmed by Sonu Savani and Dr Siraj Ahmed.
Sunil Shah from New York Life and founder of FIA was the chief guest. He spoke about the value of music in everybody life. Music is an integral part of life, and occupies often the center stage in weddings, times of worship in temples, and several other events in one’s life.

Masti-Entertainment encourages anyone interested in music to become members by signing up at

Masti-Entertainment thanks Pakwaan Restaurant for all their hard work and delicious food. Masti Entertainment thanks Dr. Siraj Ahmed and DCA for their continued support and encouragement. Also a special thanks to Sonu and Raj Savani (Florida) for their support and encouragement.

What the Audiences are saying about Chicago ki Aawaz
Great Indian and Pakistani music.
Great group. Fun loving and tolerant to all types of singing.
Absolutely Fantastic.
I am impressed and Congratulations for an excellent job.
Friendly group…..had the best time.
Very nice and friendly people. Great singers.
I had a good time. Great turnout!

Next event: August24, 2013
Sponsors: Sunil Shah (Founder of New FIA), Dr. Siraj,