L.A. Tan/ Video Vision Sahil / Al Mansoor have organized and promoted several entertainment events over the past 15+ years.The company is based out of Chicago, IL and has reach across the continents when it comes to Public Relations and event management. The company has entertained the Chicago audience with varieties of events either it is Independence Day Parades / Bollywood Concerts / Musical Concerts / Stage Shows or New Year’s Parties.
The Fantastic Four of Nick – Mayur – Babu & Bhavesh have been organizing such events, collectively for the past 15+ years:
Babu & Bhavesh:
Babu Patel is the original pioneer of the Indian Entertainment business. He first made his mark in Houston, TX by bringing Manna Dey and Usha Utthup in 1981. He later on successfully transitioned into Chicago by opening up Sahil “Americas # 1 Fashion Store” along with many other successful businesses under his cap. His latest venture “BIG Cinemas” in partnership with Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group.His goal is simple; he wants to provide entertainment and fill-in the cultural gap amongst the South Asian community.
Bhavesh Patel, the son and successor of Babu Patel is a young prodigy of the fashion and entertainment business. He successfully learned the ropes from his father Babu on how to successfully execute live shows as well as expanding Sahil as a Fashion Power House and brand name in America.
After their first event in 1990, they have hosted and organized events featuring the legend Amitab Bachchan, the evergreen Lata Mangeshkar, the other value stars like King Khan and Hearthrob Hrithik Roshan, Chocklatee Amir Khan, the Bollywood Boy Salman Khan, and Sanjay Dutt. They have also hosted the leading Divas of Bollywood beauties like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Rani Mukherjee, Karishma Karpoor, Kareena Kapoor, Raveema Tandon, Saleena Jaitely and Preety Zinta. The sky is the limit for these fantastic Four.
Nick & Mayur:
Nimesh Patel and Mayur Patel are the founders of L.A Tan (www.latan.com) and currently own and operate over 165 Tanning Salons in USA and employing over 1200 workers.Besides other ventures Nimesh and Mayur Patel have been involved in providing quality entertainment to the Chicagoland’s Indian Community for the past 15+ years. Nimesh and Mayur Patel alongwith Babu & Bhavesh have always given preference to the production values of an event and have exceeded the demands of script writers even up to Sound & Lighting requirements.
Nick-Mayur-Babu & Bhavesh are thankful to the royal patronage of the people who are continuosuly supporting such events.
Highlights of the Company
Sona Shows has several characteristics that puts them way ahead of their competition.Right from Infrastructure to Man Power to Media Relations to Hospitality to Pre & Post Production management and upto the event hosting, Sona Shows carries a huge advantage along with it.
Infrastructure: With 3 full time IT Professionals and 5 Accountants in place, Sona Shows can provide an excellent back office support for any venture / event. It has a full functional office with over 6,000 sq. ft.the office houses several computers / printers and DS3 (High Speed / Fiber Optic) Internet facility throughout the facility.
Man Power: along with 3 IT Professionals and 5 Accountants, Sona Shows has over 15 field representatives available 24X7.Each of these representatives have been working as a team for at least 7+ years. Each of these individuals possesses excellent communication skills.Each of these representatives have a valid US license and are very mobile.
Marketing: We currently own email database of several thousand patron.Any event that is being organized / promoted by us is marketed through TV / Radio / News Paper / Other Print Media and of course through email blasts. We print and distribute over 100,000 – four color fliers and handout of customers.Our FULL PAGE advertisements run in all the major news papers every week up to the date of the show.
Media Relationships: All the events organized / supported or promoted by Sona Shows get a huge publicity from various media partners.Either it is Print / Radio or Television, L.A. Tan & Sahil has a very excellent reputation and Public Relationship that all the Media Partners provide additional coverage to the events hosted by them.
Hospitality: We have always accommodated our guests in at least a 3+ star hotel. All the guests are served 2 meals a day and a very good breakfast is provided to every individual. All the food is freshly made and catered in from very reputable restaurants of Chicago. So far, every celebrity that has visited Chicago, has ALWAYS loved the hospitality provided to them and their team. Not one single celebrity has complained about the services that they might have received from us. Not only that, we have always provided excellent transportation for each of these individuals either it is from the Airport to Hotel or Hotel to the Venue or moving around the City for shopping.
Pre & Post Production: This is the most important factor that sets us apart from our competition.For any event, whether is Bollywood / Musical or Stage Show – we have always paid extra attention to the Production values.We have always exceeded the expectations of the script writers and producers of any such events.we absolutely do not cut any corners when it comes to production.We strong believe in the fact that the pyro / music / lighting and other related things that provides memorable effects to any event.
1992 Salman Khan & Aamir Khan – Juhi Chawla
1994 Super Stars – Shahrukh Khan – Sunny Deol & Mithun Chakraborty – Karishma Kapoor
1995 Madhuri Dixit
1996 Rangeele Dilwaale – Aamir Khan & Shahrukh Khan – Urmila Matondkar
1998 Awesome Foursome – Shahrukh Khan / Akshay Kumar / Juhi Chawla / Kajol
1998 Mega Stars – Sanjay Dutt & Salman Khan – Karishma Kapoor & Mahima Chaudhary
1998 Lata Mangeshkar
1999 Megastars – Amitabh Bachchan – Govinda – Sunil Shetty – Tabu & Urmila Matondkar
2000 Wanted – Shahrukh Khan & Sanjay Dutt – Juhi Chawla & Sushmita Sen
2000 Millenium Masti – Salman Khan / Saif Ali Khan / Bobby Deol – Raveena Tandon
2001 Mega Blast – Sunil Shetty / Akshay Kumar – Raveena Tandon – Urmila Matondkar
2001 Craze 2001 – Aamir Khan / Lagaan – Aishwarya Rai & Preity Zinta
2002 Heartthrob – Hrithik Roshan – Arjun rampal – Karishma & Kareena Kapoor
2004 Temptations – Shahrukh Khan – Saif Ali Khan – Preity Zita
2004 Breathless – Hrithik Roshan – Aishwarya Rai
2005 Kuch Dil Se – Adnan Sami
2005 Jay Shean
2006 Heat – Akshay Kumar & Saif Ali Khan – Sushmita Sen & Preity Zinta
2006 Aap Ka Surroor – Himesh Reshamiya
2009 Explosion 2009 – Sonu Niigam – Sunidhi Chauhan – Hard Kaur.
2010 Impact Live – Atif Aslam – Shreya Ghoshal
2010 Rahat hi Rahat – Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
2010 Inspiration “Aman Ki Aasha” – Shankar Ehsaan Loy with Richa Sharma, Shafaqat Amanat Ali, Mahalaxmi Iyer
2011 Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Live
2011 Sunidhi Chauhan & Aatif Aslam Live
2012 Shreya Ghoshal Live
2015 Mera Woh Matlab Nahi Tha” by Anupam Kher and Neena Gupta.
2015 The iconic tour featuring ASHA BHOSLE & TALAT AZIZ
2015 Atif Aslam Live in Concert
2016 NYE 2016 WITH BOLLYWOOD DIVA PREITY ZINTA
2016 Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik Live Show
2016 Dream Team Chicago
2016 Meet The DEVGNS
2016 Sonu & Atif
2017 Shreya Ghoshal
2018 Sanam Marvi
2018 ATIF Aslam NEHA Kakkar
2018 Da-Bang Reloaded Tour
2019 Guru Randhawa
2019 Sharry Mann
Overall, L.A. Tan & Sahil has a proven track record of organizing any high profile event. They possess the abilities to exceed the expectations of not only the artists but also the audience. They are committed to provide quality entertainment of the Indian Community.