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Wednesday, May 02, 2018

‘Aarohi’ mentoring new classical talent
Pancham Nishad Creatives presents “Aarohi” a unique event featuring the promising new faces of Indian Classical Music. Aarohi, a two day festival is scheduled on the 3rd & 4th of May at the Y.B. Chavan Auditorium, Nariman Point, 6 p.m. onwards. The event is organised in association with Rangaswar, Entry for the event is FREE.  Sanstha 'AAROHI', now in its 17th year, an annual event since 2002, is a distinctive concept of featuring the rising new stars of 'Hindustani & Carnatic Sangeet'. So far it has presented 96 artistes and this year it will be 102 artistes. Some of the artistes featured in Aarohi like Niladri Kumar, Rahul Sharma, Amaan Ali Khan, Rakesh Chaurasia are world renowned artistes.
Summer classic concert
'Khayal Trust' & 'Kalanand' to host 'Grishm Utsav' Concert Artistes:Aseem Chaudhury, Calcutta ( Sitar) (a pupil of late Pt Bimalendu Mukherjee and sitarist Budhaditya Mukherjee) Suresh Bapat,Thana (Vocal). Accompanists: Sameer Suryavanshi (A pupil of the maestro Pt Anindo Chatterjee) Milind Naik at Sahayog Mandir Hall, Ghantali, Thane West, Sunday 6th May at 5 pm.

Trailer of ‘Vagerya’ launched
A trailer and a song  'Unad Por' (a vagabond ) of the new Marathi film 'Vagherya' , slated to be released on May 18, was recently launched. The film seeks to present the commotion that is caused when a tiger enters a village and how villagers run helter skelter and seek the help of the forest officers. Hrishikesh Joshi, Kishore Kadam, Bharat Ganeshpure, Suhas Palshikar, Nandkishore Chaughule, Leena Bhagwat and Chhaya Kadam are in lead roles. The song 'Unad Por' has been penned by the Director/script writer-Samir Asha Patil, while Mayuresh Kelkar has scored the music.

Sanskruti Kaladarpan awards
The nominations for the 18th Sanskruti Kaladarpan puraskars being given to theatre, cinema, TV artists were recently announced in a colourful function in Mumbai. The cultural awards ceremony will be held on May 5 at 6.30 pm at Kamalistan Studio, JVLR, Jogeshwari.

The nominations are: Best film- 'Nashibvan', 'Palshichi Piti', 'Manja' and 'Copy'. Best drama-'Welcome Zindagi', 'Makad', 'Sangeet Devbabhali', 'Ananya' and 'Ashi hi Shaymchi Aai'. Best TV serial- 'Kulswamini', 'Saraswati’, 'Nakalat Sare Ghadle', 'Radha Prem Rangili' and 'Lek Majhi Ladki'. Some of the other nominations are: Best actress-Titiksha Tawde (Saraswati),'Pallavi Patil'(BaapManus), Suparna Shyam (Duheri) and Vina Jagtap (Radha Prem Rangi Rangili).

Abhijeet Satam in comic-suspense movie
Abhijeet (Shivaji) Satam, a popular TV star will be playing the lead role in Shivdarshan Saable’s forthcoming Marathi film ‘Lagi Toh Chhagi' produced by Shivdarshan’s father Devdatt Saable, while Shivdarshan has directed the film, as he experiments with the new idea of combining comedy with a suspense thriller. Incidentally, Shivdarshan is the grandson of renowned singer, the late Shaahir Saable. The film also stars Nikita Girdhar, Ravinder S. Bakshi, Milind Uke, Yogesh Soman, Asit Redij, Shaila Kanekar, Raju Bavdekar, Sagar Athlekar, Mahesh Subhedar, Akshay Bhosale and Surender Pal, while the music has been scored by Anurag-ji Godbole.

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