MALHAR MESMERIZES

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15 Sep, 18 09:54
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Udaipur: An annual feature of West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur, Malahr-18 was organized with wast variety and high quality at Shilpgram on September 8 and 9.
This Malhar brought Kathakali, Odissi, Kathak and Hindustani Classical Vocal for the art lovers of Udaipur. Anil Kumar from Kerala and his group have really shown courage to travel all the way from Kerala to Udaipur. Kathakali is prominent classical dance form of Kerala which requires elaborate costume and very heavy makeup. Each character takes at least 4 hours for facial makeup. Anil Kumar and his clan presented an episode of ‘DushashanVadh’. The vigorous movements with the right expressions accompanied by music and lyrical narration made the performance a special treat. Odissi dance by ShagunButani and her group mesmerized gathering with the graceful movements. Starting with Mangalacharan group presented AaryeiPallavi and Battu Dance. Concluding group performance from GeetGovind had a blending of divine singing and captivating dancing.
First time in Malhar, directors of three zonal cultural centers witnessed the concert together. ShriFurquan Khan Director, WZCC welcomed ShriIndrajeet Grover, Director, North Central Zone Cultural Centre, Allahabad and Shri Saubhagya Vardhan, Director of North Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala.
The second day’s concert started with a Hindustani classical vocal recital by a young and talented singer from Pune, SawniShindeSathye. Recipient of UstadBismillah Khan Award Sawni sang RaagMiyanMalhar. ‘Sawanki ritu aayee sajaniya’ followed by ‘Saheli saanjh bhaee sawan ki’and ‘GhananGhanan ghan garjat aaye’. Her blissful voice clubbed with intense riyaz made her a promising vocalist. Her brilliant singing received applauds of the audience. She concluded her concert with MeeraBhajan ‘SunoSuno dayale mhari arji’. She was appropriately accompanied by Rahul Gole on Harmonium and ArunGavai on Tabla. DimpiSuhlaka and Nidhi Sharma accompanied her on Tanpura. Malhar’s last presentation was Kathak recital by Dr.Kavita Thakur and her group from Delhi. Beginning with a group performance on SaiBhajan, Dr.Kavita presented Kathak based on Malhar. She created an atmosphere of Monsoon by her graceful movements and delicate expressions. Her group consisting of SakshiTanwar, Makukh Bharatiya and Geeta Bhatt presented Laykaari, Pad Sanchalan, Chakradhar and Bhav to enhance an effect of the concert. This group was accompanied by SurajNirwad on Tabla, Yaar Mohammad on Sitar, Salman Khan on Pakhawaj, GulamMohamad on Shehnai, and Suhave Husain on Vocal.
Malhar has played an encouraging role to popularize Classical art forms among youth and Children which was visible by the huge attendance of youngsters.
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