Ustad Amjad Ali Khan (Sarod), Subhankar Banerjee (Tabla) - North Indian Hindustani Classical Live Concert, Kolkata, Nov 21 2009


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Ustad Amjad Ali Khan (Sarod), Subhankar Banerjee (Tabla), Chaiti Halder (Tanpura)

North Indian Hindustani Classocal Instrumental - Ustad Amjad Ali Khan - Sarod - Live Performance
11/21/2009, Kolkata

On 21st November, 2009 evening , the West Bengal Motion Picture Artists Forum in association with Basanti Bidyabithi opened a portal on Tollywood, The Bengal Film Industry at Science City Auditorium, Kolkata in the graceful presence of eminent actors Soumitro Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Lili Chakraborty, Haradhan Banerjee and Ranjit Mullick.

After the opening of the portal, the program continued with Sarod Recital by Ustad Amzad Ali Khan. Tabla Maestro Subhankar Banerjee accompanied him along with Chaiti Halder on the Tanpura. Ustadji dedicated the program to late Sitar Maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan and late eminent singer Gangubai  Hungal.

He started his presentation with Raga Hangsadhwani and continued with Raga Shri, Raga Kafi, Tarana based on Raga Bahar – a 13th century composition by Amir Khusrow, the self composed 1984 Raga Priyodarshini as homage to Indira Gandhi and Rabindrasangeet Jodi Tor Daak Sune Keu Na Aashe.

Ustadji and Subhankar Banerjee were excellent that day and full packed Auditorium enjoyed the Winter evening.

The entire money from ticket sales was given to The Institute of Child Health.

Famous Actor Sabyasachi Chakraborty anchored the program.

- Special report by Subhomoy Mukherjee, Washington Bangla Radio News Service, Kolkata