Amitabh Bachchan To Felicitate Kathak Teacher Pandit Birju Maharaj At Vasantotsav
Leading Kathak exponent Birju Maharaj will probably be introduced the Uttam Vag Geykar Award by way of famous person Amitabh Bachchan on the 17th version of Vasantotsav on Sunday.
Organised by way of Ajivasan Music Academy, Vasantotsav additionally could have performances through Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and classical musician Ustad Rashid Khan right here, learn a observation via the organisers.
“The Uttam Vag-Geykar Award used to be presented in 2001 in honour of our Guruji Acharya Jialal Vasant who himself used to be an epitome of the Uttam Vag-Geykar idea. The award is to recognize a acting dwelling legend for his unparallel paintings in track and is bestowed to him at Vasantotsav once a year,” Prem Vasant, daughter of Acharya Jialal Vasant (founding father of Ajivasan Music Academy), stated.
“With this pageant and award we’re looking to satisfy our Guruji’s dream of bringing again the pristine glory of Indian Classical song in order that the early life in India and global over recognize our heritage,” she added.