Mumbai, Jan 22 (UNI) After rocking Bangalore and Mumbai, Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan and the country's premier rock band 'Parikrama' will perform in Kolkata as part of their city tour on January 25.
'' Kolkata is one of the major hotbed for rock music and great bands. It should be fun,'' keyboardist and 'Parikrama' spokesperson Subhir Malik said.
On Saif Ali Khan's guitar playing skills, he said,'' Though he is an actor, he's a great dedicated rock player and he picked up eight songs in just 40 minutes. Quite amazing.'' Saif and 'Parikrama' will play a list of classic rock numbers ranging from AC/DC, Led Zepplin, Deep Purple and Pink Floyd at Nicco Park along with the band's original numbers. Slinging a red Fender Strat, the actor had held his own on tracks like '' Run like Hell'', ''Smoke on the Water'' and ''Whole Lotta Rosie'' at their Mumbai concert held on January 20.
''I am an actor who likes to play music on stage. We are playing together again after two years and the band makes me sound good,'' Saif said.
After Kolkata, the band and Saif will play final leg of their tour at New Delhi on January 27.
'Parikrama' will also be opening for legendary Heavy Metal band Iron Maiden world tour ''Somewhere in Time,'' here on February 1.
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