The performance was scheduled to take place at Imperfecto Shor Cafe & Club in Delhi’s Aerocity. Since the tickets had already been sold for the gig, Papon reassured his fans that the organisers would take care of the refunds.
In the years to come, armed with their detailed training and with no gharana backing them, the Gundecha brothers became a force to reckon with in the world of the rare and once extremely valued art form of dhrupad.
It is not often that a musician devotes a lifetime integrating a western instrument into an extremely traditional and strict system of classical music. Kadri Gopalnath took along with him the rigid system of Carnatic classical music and improvised alongside.
She wrote about female sexuality, self-realisation and the pain of loss at a time when women mostly wrote on conservative themes. Remembering the rebellion of poet Amrita Pritam, who would have turned 100 yesterday