Head of Operations, Europe

Amarpal holds a masters degree in business management and has been with Saregama for over ten years. Most of his tenure with the company has been in the international markets; he moved to the UK in 2003 to head the European operations of Saregama Plc (a subsidiary company of Saregama India Limited ) after a stint of two years in Dubai where he was responsible for the Middle East & Africa territory.
He says '' As a natural extension of our music business, we decided to set up our events division with the vision of putting together high quality, concept driven, live events in the UK and entered the market in July 2008 with the hugely successful Rafi Resurrected tour. It will be our endeavour to put on stage unique events each year - events that promote a cultural exchange and weave together musical collaborations between south east asian and western musicians.'  

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Live Events Manager

Born in Mumbai, Scheherezade graduated with a BA (Hons) in Fashion Photography from the London College of Fashion after a period spent studying literature in the University of Iceland in Reykjavik and journalism and graphics at the American University of Paris. It was in Paris she first started covering fashion events as a photographer before moving to London where her pictures chronicled the underground party scenes. The experiences gained led on to her decision to work in the live music events industry. She joined the team in 2009 and has is an integral part of the Saregama events management team in London. 

Financial Controller

Naresh Nagpure joined Saregama PLC in January 2011. Since his arrival he has added support and guidance to the accounting and finance division of the company.

With over 300,000 songs, 23,000 artists and 50,000 contracts, Saregama is the custodian of over half of all the music ever recorded in India. It is the premier destination for all types of South Asian Music and the most authoritative source of the region's musical heritage. The proud history of Saregama stretches back to 1901, formerly known as The Gramophone Company of India Ltd. and more popularly as HMV (His Master's Voice), Saregama was established as the first overseas Indian Branch of Electrical & Musical Industries Limited (EMI), London.

From producing the first song recorded in India in 1902 by the star of yesteryears, Gauhar Jan, to creating strong inroads into the production of cinema and television content, digital retailing, aggregation, radio programming and events, Saregama has evolved into one of India's premier entertainment content companies, with 13 regional offices in India and 4 International offices in London, New York, Kuala Lumpur and Dubai.

Saregama is very proud to be associated with India's greatest singers, musicians, composers and producers; Lata Mangeshkha, Asha Bhosle, Mohammad Rafi, Kishor Kumar, Sonu Niigaam, Pandit Ravi Shankar, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Ustad Bismillah Khan and R.D Burman to name a few.

Our ethos is to create togetherness and to spread pride and excellence in community. Our aim is to be a leading provider of exquisite live entertainment for both the South Asian and local communities.

Our objective is to create cultural harmony and unite in community through collaborative musical events.


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