94.3 Radio One India goes â€˜RADIO GA GAâ€™ for â€˜Freddie Mercuryâ€™
94.3 Radio One, India’s only international upscale format radio network in Mumbai Delhi Bangalore Pune Kolkata Chennai and Ahmedabad is the official radio partner in India for the movie ‘BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY’ that is a biopic of Freddie Mercury the legendary singer of the band QUEEN. The movie stars American actor Rami Malek who plays Freddie Mercury. The movie releases in theatres on November 16, 2018.
To bring the movie alive for Queen fans all over India, the in-house band of the radio station, ‘The Radio One Band’ did a tribute of the song ‘Radio Ga Ga’. This song by Queen is a powerful ode to the power of Radio and was therefore chosen. The tribute song can be seen here https://bit.ly/2JRfrqI
We are very proud to create original content to highlight this milestone event in movie and music history. We are running 3 separate contests on air and this is garnished with trivia by various Indian celebs. The highlight is the interview with Peter Freestone who was Freddie Mercury’s best friend and biographer. We also have on air, Bruce Murray, who was in the first band with Freddie called “The Hectics” from St. Peters Boy School in Panchgani! We are also doing movie premieres, Queen tribute nights all over the country, said Anil Machado – COO Programming.
The release of this movie has seen a lot of excitement from upscale brands confident of connecting with our premium international format engaged audience and we are happy to have the large hotel /resort chains from Maldives - ‘Sangeli’ & ‘The Oblue Atmosphere group’ as sponsors for this unique milestone said Saurabh Sehgal , COO – operations
94.3 Radio One is India’s only radio station to simulcast its FM stations in Delhi Mumbai and Bangalore online at www.1cast.in.