Tribute to Talent in the Entertainment Industry

June 26, 2009

By Padmini Arhant

The passing of lives is a normal course and experienced by all living species.

Whenever there is a loss of life, it impacts all those related to the individual and living being. No healing words can minimize the grief and sorrow of those mourning except time.

The present week has been unfortunate for the entertainment industry with the demise of great many talents such as the Television Host and Comedian Ed McMahon followed by the premature deaths of actor Farah Fawcett and now Michael Jackson popularly known as “The King of Pop Culture.”

Although, every one of the above mentioned entertainers own a legacy in their professional career,
Mr. Jackson’s extraordinary talent as a musician and an exceptional choreographer deserve praise and appreciation.

Despite extreme social and economic hardships during childhood, Mr. Jackson attained the pinnacle of success at an early age enthralling millions around the globe with his sensational performance in the music arena.  Mr. Jackson’s signature dancing style, ‘the moonwalk’ captivated the universal fan base and will continue to memorialize his uniqueness in the entertainment arts.

Scandals apart, the world will remember Michael Jackson’s significant contribution to humanitarian cause and his active participation in the collaborative making of the famous USA FOR AFRICA album dedicated towards the plight of starving millions in Africa and worldwide.

The performers may have gone but their performance will remain legendary now and in the future.

Thank you.

Padmini Arhant