Kirana gharana Current Affairs, GK & News

Amjad Ali Khan honoured with 2018 Sumitra Charat Ram Award for Lifetime Achievement Award

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan has been honoured with the 2018 Sumitra Charat Ram Award for Lifetime Achievement Award in the field of Indian Classical Music at the Kamani Auditorium in New Delhi. He received the award for his “immense contribution to the enrichment and promotion of the Indian classical music”. Born in 1945 in Gwalior, ..


Jagdish Mohan, renowned Hindustani vocalist passes away

Pandit Jagdish Mohan (87), the renowned Hindustani vocalist of Kirana Gharana, has passed away in New Delhi on November 14, 2017. He hailed from Uttarakhand’s Haridwar and was born on March 4, 1930. Pt Mohan was honoured with the Sangeet Sartaj award by Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh for his vast contribution to Indian classical music. ..


Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Passes Away

Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi, the legendary vocalist in the Hindustani classical tradition, was born into a Kannada family in Gadag, Karnataka, on February 4, 1922. He was trained under Pt. Rambhau Kundgollar (Sawai Gandharva) of Kirana Gharana in the traditional Guru-Shishya tradition. Praised by both critics and masses, his music had many shades –contemplative and mellow, ..