'Anyone who heard her sing was left with a lump in the throat.'Sunita Budhiraja recounts her encounters with the Goddess of Swara. IMAGE: 'Vrindavan being the bhoomi of Krishna, her music united the audience with the Lord.''She became one with the universe while she sang and no longer remained Kishori Amonkar.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Shobha Deepak Singh Kishori Amonkar's singing always left me numb. I have listened to her music for more than four decades and it has never happened that I was ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Amol Palekar tells Patcy N/ Rediff.com how he captured Kishori Amonkar's life in his documentary called Bhinna Shadaj. Legendary singer Kishori Amonkar passed away into the ages on April 3. Amol Palekar, who had made a documentary called Bhinna Shadaj on her life in 2011, knew her for 30 long years. He would travel around the world to listen to her concerts. "I can travel that extra mile just to listen to her," he says. Palekar tells us how the documentary fell into place. 'The world of music ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
"UP CM Adityanath said that Lok Sabha polls will take place after two years and by then the work done by the central government and state government must be visible," said Rameshwar Chaurasia, UP co-in-charge, who was also present in the meeting. Citing Prime ...India Today, 1 month ago
An increasing number of young classical musicians are dabbling in fusion music, discovers Aditi Divekar. IMAGE: "Fusion offers ample scope to an artiste to experiment with his or her music and, in the process, create something new," says Niladri Kumar, seen here with his invention, the Zitar. Photograph: Kind courtesy niladrikumar.com It is no longer unusual to see sitarist Niladri Kumar or flautist Rakesh Chaurasia, nephew of flute maestro Hariprasad Chaurasia, performing in a flashy ambience ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The saffron tsunami which swept Uttar Pradesh also blew away almost three-fourths of ministers in the Akhilesh Yadav government who had entered electoral fray. Veteran Samajwadi Party leader and Assembly Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey also failed to hold ground ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
A round-up of the Vijay Hazare Trophy matches played on Monday IMAGE: Jharkhand captain M S Dhoni in action during the Vijay Hazare Trophy against Jammu & Kashmir in Kalyani, West Bengal, on Monday. Photograph: Ashok Bhaumik/PTI Mahendra Singh Dhoni led-Jharkhand made it to the quarter-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a six-wicket thrashing of Jammu and Kashmir in Kalyani, West Bengal, on Monday. Their campaign in tatters after their 21-run loss to Hyderabad, Jharkhand not only ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Dhoni leads Jharkhand to Vijay Hazare quarters Sify, 1 month ago
Nine persons were killed and two others injured when a SUV carrying marriage party collided with a bus in Lalganj area here this morning. The incident took place in the wee hours of the day when the marriage party was returning from Kanpur and their SUV was ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
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