Documenting a legend

Bansuri Guru,a docu-film about the life and times of Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia is set to be released in select PVR theatres in the country on April 12.

Written by EXPRESS FEATURES SERVICE | Published: April 1, 2013 12:58:38 am

Bansuri Guru,a docu-film about the life and times of Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia is set to be released in select PVR theatres in the country on April 12. The film was screened in Pune during the recent Pune International Film Festival,and portrays seven decades of the master flautist’s life,from his early years to his venture into Hindi film music,and then his years of dedication to classical music. The director,Rajeev Chaurasia,who is also the maestro’s son,has added a more personal perspective to the film,making it not just about the musician,but also the man that Hariprasad Chaurasia is.

A laugh riot

Add a little mid-week cheer and buzz on Wednesday,with Abish Mathew’s stand up act at the High Spirits on April 3. Well-known for his funny original songs,silent one-man enactments and a mix of several different styles in one show,Mathew might be just what the doctor ordered to get rid of any building stress. Mathew is best known for his online show,Punliners,and has performed over 200 shows all over the country in the past three years. Catch his act live from 8.30 pm onwards.

Tune in

Bask in the sound of music and cultural diversity at a concert on Monday,put up by the students of the Mahindra United World College India. Selected from all over the world to form a truly international community of talent,the students will perform pieces on piano,violin,guitar,wind instruments and vocals. The concert programme includes solos,duos,trios and even a vocal ensemble. With new compositions,the student community will present their attempt to create a new sound and celebrate their diversity. The concert will be held at Mazda Hall,Dastur Primary School,Camp at 7 pm.

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