Monday, January 23, 2012

Top Ghazal singers to perform in Jammu

It will be a treat for Jammuites to watch two celebrated Ghazal singers from India performing live here tomorrow.

The function is being organised by Radio Kashmir Jammu as a part of the Republic Day celebrations.

The renowned singers, known for their soothing voice quality are Dr Roshan Bharati from Kota Rajasthan and Sakhawat Husain Khan from Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.

A gold medalist in post graduation from the University of Rajasthan, Dr. Bharati has to his credit a doctoral thesis on Begum Akhter's 'life and works'. Sakhawat Husain Khan is a known figure to Jammu audience as he has many a time performed here to the amusement of Ghazal singers.

According to Ravi Magotra, Programme Head, Radio Kashmir Jammu, the element of classical music is vividly visible in Sakhawat's style of singing. Magotra said the venue for the 'Sham-e-Ghazal' will be the auditorium of Government College for Women Gandhi Nagar, Jammu, where the function will start at 5 pm tomorrow.

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