Maestros and musical moments

Maestros and musical moments

Photos by Siddhant Gill

Nilima Azeem took to stage in Mumbai after 40 years with Rammohan Maharaj at the PanchTatva annual Kathak festival organized by Pt. Birju Maharaj’s Kalashram at Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan Campus, Andheri W, Mumbai. A dream of Kathak maestro Pt. Birju Maharaj, Kalashram focuses on imparting training in the field of Kathak and associated disciplines. This year, exclusive activities were planned to enhance the knowledge of students, performers and teachers including a three-day workshop under the guidance of Pt.  Birju Maharaj. The finale saw Nilima Azeem taking to stage in Mumbai after 40 years with childhood friend Pandit Rammohan Maharaj, son of Kathak maestro Shambhu Maharaj and brother of Pandit Birju Maharaj. The event saw actor Priyanshu Chatterji, Richa Soni, Rajesh Khattar, singers Anup Jalota, Madhushree, Ishaan, composer Santok Singh, Tabla maestro Kalinath Mishra, Neena Kulkarni, Abhay Bhargava, besides Sitara Devi, Birju Maharaj, Rammohan Maharaj and Nilima Azeem among others.

Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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