Mumbai: Big FM, the pioneers of the storytelling format on radio, coming up with yet another unique offering, ‘Lamhe with Mantra’ for its listeners. The fiction based show promises to bring out captivating stories with which listeners can build a connection with. Narrated by the award winning actor and RJ Mantra, the two hour drama-oriented show will be aired from February 14 at 9 pm, Monday to Friday across HSMs.
Aptly titled, ‘Lamhe with Mantra’, the show brings out the romantic moments of one’s life, that are turned into memorable and entertaining stories. The show is structured in a narrative and active radio drama format, based on a particular theme of romance for each day. The narrator and the male lead of the story will be played by RJ Mantra, whereas the female lead is performed by various voice-artists.
Speaking on the occasion, spokesperson from Big FM said, “Big FM being the custodian of creating amazing stories, we are bringing back RJ Mantra, the veteran radio personality to host the show. We have experimented with various formats, and set benchmarks in the past. With this show, we aim to form a special connect with its listeners through heart warming stories to which they can relate to. We look forward to repeating the same success again, and make it as big as our previous storytelling shows, like Suhaana Safar and Yadoon Ka Idiot Box.”
On making a comeback on radio, actor and RJ Mantra said, “Radio has always been my first love, as it has given me so much in life. I was missing being on air and I’m thankful to Big FM for bringing me back and giving me this golden opportunity to do what I love. Through my new show ‘Lamhe’, I am living both my passions together- radio and theatre, with dramatic play readings and storytelling on radio.”
Revolving around a storytelling format, the show’s music is in sync with the episode which seamlessly flows within the format of the show structure. Mostly spanning around 80s and 90s, and iconic 70’s the music of the show has a sing along and theatre of mind value for a smooth listening experience.
The veteran RJ Mantra is a two time winner of the Promax Award. He has also bagged the RAPA Award for Best Radio Jockey twice. The actor has not only worked on small screen but made his presence felt on silver screen as well. With ‘Lamhe with Mantra’, the RJ is making a comeback to his first love ‘radio’.