Monday, Jul 06, 2020 | Last Update : 08:58 AM IST

103rd Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra2000641080828671 Tamil Nadu107001605921450 Delhi97200682563004 Gujarat35398254141926 Uttar Pradesh2655418154773 Telangana2231211537288 Karnataka215499246335 West Bengal2123114166736 Rajasthan1975615663453 Andhra Pradesh186978422232 Haryana1669012493260 Madhya Pradesh1460411234598 Bihar11860876590 Assam11002674414 Odisha9070622446 Jammu and Kashmir82465143127 Punjab61094306162 Kerala5205304826 Chhatisgarh3161252614 Uttarakhand3093250242 Jharkhand2739203514 Goa16848256 Tripura155812021 Manipur13256670 Himachal Pradesh104871510 Puducherry94644814 Nagaland5782280 Chandigarh4663956 Arunachal Pradesh252751 Mizoram1601230 Sikkim101520 Meghalaya50421

Shailaja Khanna Page-5

The preservers of the musical past

Keepers of our musical archives keep the music of past generation alive and allow us to hear the forbears of today’s masters.

04 Jun 2018 12:42 AM

Authentic, unadulterated folk music woos audience

Basanti Bisht is an unusual singer who actually trained to sing only when she was in her thirties.

28 May 2018 12:55 AM

Devotional music gig in classical style

A lot of his works on Shri Krishna are available in a text published in 1941, called Tri Dhara.

23 May 2018 1:26 AM

Indian classical music enchants Dubai

Coimbatore- based Rajyalakhsmi Arts recently held Classical Music Festival in Dubai.

21 May 2018 12:58 AM

Success always comes with a price tag

The genre of music does not matter; being in the public eye and regularly facing the pressures of concerts is a daunting task.

14 May 2018 12:15 AM


Appaji was more than a mother to me: Malini

Folk singer Malini Awasthi, one of the desciples of Padma awardee Girija Devi, speaks on her guru and her musical journey.

07 May 2018 12:43 AM

Bhilwara Sur Sangam festival

Shujaat asked permission to start his recital from the younger musician in the audience, Abhishek Borkar.

02 May 2018 2:06 AM

Celebrating Buddha through music

Bombay Jayashri has carved out a unique niche for herself, distinct from her identity as a senior Carnatic classical vocalist.

23 Apr 2018 1:31 AM

Bhakti Utsav at Nehru Park from April 20

Pt Ajoy Chakravorty shared he had learnt some 35-40 songs from his own father.

19 Apr 2018 2:14 AM

Banaras blends music with devotion

The eagerly awaited 6 all night long festival commemorating Lord Hanuman’s birthday was held in Banaras last week.

16 Apr 2018 1:06 AM


With song, dance and drama, Navras festival grips Pink City

Catering to all tastes, the recently-concluded Navras Festival in Jaipur featured a host of interesting dance, music and theatre items.

09 Apr 2018 12:24 AM

Concerts to showcase Jaipur’s musical past

Jaipur has an old musical past with several musicians settling in the city under the patronage of the Jaipur rulers.

02 Apr 2018 12:22 AM

Kaushiki’s band woos a new generation of listeners

Talking about her daily regimen, Kaushiki said it varied so much, as she travelled so much.

26 Mar 2018 12:36 AM

The finest exponent of Dagarvani Dhrupad

Music is taught through the Raga, not through the composition, as is now the norm.

19 Mar 2018 12:44 AM

Spic Macay: Expanding the classical heritage series

Sadly the historic Red Fort was not used as the backdrop, and the stage was built alongside the fort entrance.

12 Mar 2018 12:46 AM


A confluence of musicians and music lovers

The concluding evening session features Kalapini Komkali, daughter of the iconic Pt Kumar Gandharva.

07 Mar 2018 2:46 AM

Classical dance fest at Gaiety Theatre

Every evening will feature only 1 main artist; preceeded by a short piece by local dancers.

06 Mar 2018 1:51 AM

It’s sad that Bollywood doesn’t bother about piracy

My base will always be here, all the musicians I want to work with are here, let me put it this way, my dog is in India!!

26 Feb 2018 1:21 AM

Patiala fest revives Punjab’s classical music

There are nearly 1500 verses in the Guru Granth Sahib; each verse is to be recited in a stipulated Raga.

19 Feb 2018 12:55 AM

Sangeet Natak Akademi awards, a glittering event

The All India Radio Doordarshan and the Sangeet Natak Akademi held the Nation’s treasures.

14 Feb 2018 1:09 AM