Come and revel in the rich musical culture and heritage of India, and delve into the mystical and magical world of Sufi music with the artiste par excellence and Maestro of Ghazals Pankaj Udhas. The Padma Shri awardee is known not just for his silvery voice and his contributions to the Indian music, but also for his compassionate philanthropic efforts. It is this humane side of the singer which is bringing him to perform live in the City of Pearls this September.
Yes, you read that right! The City of Nizams and Nawabs will be treated to a night of golden Ghazals by the evergreen Pankaj Udhas on September5, 2015 at the Cyber City convention centre. The event is aimed at bringing together the connoisseurs of Hindustani classical and Sufi music on a night that promises to be a scintillating performance to remember.
This is one of those rare opportunities to hear the velvety voice of Pankaj Udhas in Hyderabad, and watch him weave a rich tapestry of Ghazal music to take you down memory lane. Relive the past with his timeless classics like “Chithi Aayi Hai,” “Chandi Jaisa Rang Hai Tera,”“Aur Aahista Kijiye Baatein” and“Jeeye To Jeeye Kaise.” The concert will see him perform a medley of his most famous numbers along with his contemporary compositions to appeal to his fans across all ages.
The celebrated singer Pankaj Udhas is known for popularizing Ghazals across the world, and making Sufi music more accessible through his Bollywood numbers and his international tours, successfully incorporating the art form into the mainstream. He is also accredited for acquainting foreign audiences to the deep-rooted classical art form through his numerous international tours.
He is one of the few Indian artistes to have graced the prestigious Royal Albert Hall in London and also the Wembley Performance Centre, performing to packed houses. He has succeeded in making Ghazals contemporary while preserving the form, structure and lineage of the art form that makes it so soulful, introducing a new generation of patrons to the soulful musical form.