Gandhi Jayanti Celebrations at India Gate

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IMG_1419The Gandhi Jayanti celebrated this year at India Gate by Precept films and Navin Jindal was spectacular .Thousands of people were present at the concert .Sunidhi Chauhan sang some beautiful patriotic songs with an amazing audience of Rahul Gandhi,John Abraham,Madhur Bhandarkar and Yuvraj Singh .Shalu jindal looked the perfect host .
A very special freedom fighter asked me for a picture and here he is !!

Gandhi Jayanti célébrations at India Gate

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IMG_1419The Gandhi Jayanti celebrated this year at India Gate by Precept films and Navin Jindal was spectacular .Thousands of people were present at the concert .Sunidhi Chauhan sang some beautiful patriotic songs with an amazing audience of Rahul Gandhi,John Abraham,Madhur Bhandarkar and Yuvraj Singh .Shalu jindal looked the perfect host .
A very special freedom fighter asked me for a picture and here he is !!

Poetic evening with Union Minister KAPIL SIBBAL

There is a fresh aspect to our Minister Kapil Sibbal which many are unaware of !! I have had two brilliant opportunities to listen to his poetry and was surprised with the number of Bollywood songs he has composed lately, some with LalitPanditIMG_1101

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IMG_1121,Adnan Sami ,Preetam and Mika !!
Th evening lasted for three hours with two devoted to music and his poetry put into songs !! Mesmerising indeed .
The Ambassador of Polland is a great lover of Hindi and Sanskrit and it was beautiful to hear him speak !!
Tarek Azouz ,His Excellency Tunisia accompanied with his lovely wife Anna ,Mukesh Anand ,Mr Berry from the Taj group,Mr V.Balasubramanian ,Dr Sanjay Arora ,Ratan Kaul ,Mr Singhal,Mukesh Anand,Ajay Sharma from ASSOCHAM ,Aruna Vasudev all graced the evening .

CELEBRATING LORD KRISHNAS BIRTHDAY ….JANAMASHTAMI

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IMG_0786The birth of the Hindu god Krishna is a big festival in India .The India International centre hosted a classical dance ,Kathak performance by Uma Sharma accompanied by Kumud dewan in the recital.It was avery well attended programme with lovers of culture who were mesmerised by the love tales of Lord Krishna .On the stage are Umaji and her dancers .In the picture are Mamta Sharma ,chairman of NCW accompanied by Kavita Ashok .

SARGAM …..Classical Indian festival

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VIK_0670SARGAM the festival of classical music completed twenty years and the celebration was so appropriate with beautiful Indian classical music stirring the souls !Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor and Sonal Mansingh were the chief guests .Beautiful women filled the air, truly !Kumud Diwan and loveleen kumarsang like two birds and tears filled up my eyes when love beteen a man and woman became the theme of a THumri .The air was so pure ,filled with music ,I felt like taking on the onus of bringing our traditional,classical music to our youth ,revive it !Vishwamohan Bhatt ji mesmerised the audience with his music .Prateek chaudhary ,Ratan Kaul,Kavita ashok were seen in support of the revival of this music .Next time we should work on some advertising as the auditoriums should be packed for such amazing artists and music !