Published On : Sat, Feb 1st, 2014

A Qawwali Vs Gazal competiton that paradised the crowd with breathlessness!

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Nagpur Today.

The traditional forms of music drawing from the Bhakti and Sufi movements has always been cherished and loved by the Indian people, and specially Nagpur. Two such Indian forms of music, the Qawwali and Gazal were gracefully witnessed by numerous people of Nagpur at the Deshpande Hall post republic day! The catch being a competition between the two forms, which was first of its kind in Nagpur.

Qawwali, which is thought to the preserve of the northern bit of the subcontinent, along with various gazals harmonized the Nagpur ears at the show that started with the lighting of lamp at the hands of Divisional Commissioner, B Venugopal Reddy. Joint CP Sanjay Saxena as well was prominently present along with various Nagpurites as traditional and earlier bollywood music lovers. The organizer, Dinesh Mishra warmly welcomed one and all to grace the musical with their presence.

Applauses were gathered by the artists right from first song, ‘Aaj Jaane Ki Zidd Na Karo’! The qawwali number ‘Parda-e-parda’ proved to be the most exhilarating one. The show however concluded with a patriotic number, ‘E Mere Watan K Logo’, as a tribute to the constitution of the nation.

B Venugopal Reddy, Divisional Commissioner, Nagpur & Sanjay Saxena, Joint CP, Nagpur

B Venugopal Reddy, Divisional Commissioner, Nagpur & Sanjay Saxena, Joint CP, Nagpur

 

Deepali and Dinesh Mishra

Deepali and Dinesh Mishra

 

Prasanajeet Joshi

Prasanajeet Joshi

 

Salil

Salil

 

Saraswati Mishra & Prtima Mishra

Saraswati Mishra & Prtima Mishra

 

Shanaya {Snaa}

Shanaya {Snaa}

 

Vishal

Vishal

 

Alok

Alok

 

Brij & Lata Maniyar

Brij & Lata Maniyar

 

Cathy Vanelle & Maggie Timan

Cathy Vanelle & Maggie Timan

 

Harish Gwala

Harish Gwala

 

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Pragati Rajisthani Mahila Mandal, Nagpur.

Pragati Rajisthani Mahila Mandal, Nagpur.

 

Inauguration at the hands of B Venugopal Redyy, Divisional Commissioner, Nagpur.

Inauguration at the hands of B Venugopal Redyy, Divisional Commissioner, Nagpur.

 

Artists while ascending the melodies of Kawali!

Artists while ascending the melodies of Kawali!

 

Artists while ascending the melodies of Gazal!

Artists while ascending the melodies of Gazal!

 

Janardan and Saraswati Mishra

Janardan and Saraswati Mishra

 

Mr & Mrs Agrawala

Mr & Mrs Agrawala

 

Mr & Mrs Ramesh Dawande

Mr & Mrs Ramesh Dawande

PICS BY : Vinay Thorat