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Keeping to its promise of uplifting the quality of entertainment in Sri Lanka, SUN FM has once again presented yet another musical experience with Arach Live in concert at the Excel World open air arena on December 9.

In the wake of successful concerts this year with top artists such as RIO, Artful Dodger and Edward Maya, the radio channel will bring down not just yet another star, but his entire 7-man band and his stunning female vocalist, Rebecca.

Tickets for the concert will be available at Rs.1000, Rs.2000 and Rs.3000 (VIP tickets) denominations and will be available at the Hilton Lobby and at Excel World. Keep listening to SUN FM to win free tickets to the concert or “like” SUN FM’s official fan page on Facebook.

Born in Iran, Arash moved to Sweden at the tender age of ten, where he continues to reside and work as an Iranian-Swedish singer, dancer, entertainer and producer. Choosing to sing in his native language, Arash attributes this to his “deep attachment to Iran and Persian culture.”

Receiving many accolades and recognition from top global entities, Arash was recently named Sweden’s most successful debut artist in 2005 at the International Music Market in Cannes, France. His #1 smash hit, ‘Boro Boro’ was featured in the Bollywood blockbuster ‘BluffMaster’.

Sports Illustrated tabbed his FIFA World Cup ballad ‘an ode to his native country’s national soccer team’ as one of the top three such songs of the year, a distinction shared by pop musician Ricky Martin a few years earlier. In 2006, he won two Grammys in Russia and was recognized as the top import artist in all of Russia.

In 2008, he released Donya “The Album” with the singles “Donya” a duet with Shaggy, “Pure Love” a duet with Helena and in 2009 he participated in Eurovision “The World’s Biggest Music Competition’ where he landed third place.


BROKEN ANGEL - Released last year, this track is said to be the part two version of the popular song, “Pure Love” that featured the vocals of Helena. This became a huge hit in Sri Lanka and also made it to the top ten of the SUN FM HOT 40.

PURE LOVE - Released in 2009, “Pure Love” came out of his third album titled “Donya” meaning “World”. This song features the vocals of Helena who is mostly known for collaborating with Arash. MELODY - Released this year; this track paved its way into the SUN FM HOT 40 chart, which has appeared for the past 7 weeks and is still counting.

ARASH - This track blazed across the airwaves back in the year 2006 with the stunning vocals of Helena and was named after his self-titled debut album, Arash.

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