Hariprasad Chaurasia Current Affairs, GK & News

Sanjna Kapoor to be conferred with Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters

Veteran theatre personality and the daughter of Bollywood star Shashi Kapoor, artist Sanjna Kapoor is to be presented with the French honor, Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters. The Culture Minister of France, Franck Riester, who is currently on an official visit to India, is expected to confer the prestigious award on Sanjna ..

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The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (KGAF-2019) started in Mumbai

On 2nd February, the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (KGAF-2019) has started in Mumbai to commemorate 20 years of its inception. The fest is the India’s largest multi-cultural street festival, which will celebrate two glorious decades of art and culture through cinema, theatre, dance, literature and sculpture through various spots on Mumbai’s map. The festival will ..

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Annapurna Devi, renowned Hindustani musician passes away

Annapurna Devi (91), the renowned Hindustani musician, passed away in Mumbai on October 13, 2018. Born in Maihar (Madhya Pradesh) in 1927, she was the daughter and disciple of Allauddin Khan (who was the founder of Maihar gharana). She was given the name ‘Annapurna’ by former Maharaja Brijnath Singh of the former Maihar Estate (M.P.), ..

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Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia receives 2016 Sumitra Charat Ram Award

Noted flautist Pandit Hari Prasad Chourasia (78) was conferred 2016 Sumitra Charat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in the field of Indian classical music. The prestigious award bestowed upon him by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung at a function held in New Delhi. About Pandit Hari Prasad Chourasia Chaurasia had started learning vocal music at the ..

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