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Our wishes to India’s single female Santoor player Dr. Varsha Agrawal (born 29 Jan 1967)

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on January 29, 2013

Dr. Varsha Agrawal on Santoor (born: 29 Jan 1967)

Dr. Varsha Agrawal on Santoor (born: 29 Jan 1967)

Santoor is rare musical instruments of Kashmir and to find a female artist playing on this is rarest. Dr. Varsha Agrawal is an emerging Santoor Player. She is one of the most brilliant  artists of Santoor. She has polished her art by strenuous training and  Riyaz. and has won appreciation from audience all over the country.

Jhalawar is the place where the childhood memories of great Sitar player, Bharat Ratna Pt. Ravi Shankar have been fondly cherished. Dr. Varsha, grand daughter of renowned Physician of Rajasthan Dr. Kalyanmal Agrawal, belongs to Jhalawar.

Dr. Varsha Agrawal started learning Vocal & Tabla at an age of six from Shri Elahi Bakshji Jhalawar & Shri Girdhari Lalji Dangi, Ajmer (Raj.), since then she has been learning Vocal, Tabla & Santoor under the able guidance of Pt. Lalit Mahantji Ujjain who is a renowned Tabla Artists of Banaras Gharana and a leading disciple of Padmavibhushan Pt. Kishan Maharajji, Varanasi and Lt. Pt. Riz Ramji Desad, Mumbai of Delhi Gharana.

(Source: 01/2013 –

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POHANKARS’ Music GURUKUL (Mumbai) presents… SoulScrape and Dance Opera

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on January 29, 2013

THE POHANKARS’ Music GURUKUL will be hosting a number of events and concerts of different artists this year.


Happy Birthday to Pandit Ajay Pohankar (born 28. Jan 1948) !

The first of the series starts in conjunction with ADVAITA and performances by Abhijit Pohankar and his father Pt. Ajay Pohankar (vocal) and the fabulous Bichitra Mukherjee‘s dance Opera ADAGIO… also featuring Tabla exponent ADITYA KALYANPUR… with SOULSCRAPE (fusion), a journey through Your “Self“.

This concert is a sincere effort to search for ourselves, amidst this world of dreams.

Venue: St Andrews Auditorium (Bandra West), Mumbai (Behind Holy Family Hospital) – see Google Maps
Phone: +91 22 2642 8684

Date: 1st Feb 2013 – 07:00 pm
Donor Passes: Rs. 500 / Rs. 300 / Rs. 200

(Source: 01/2013 – Abhijit Pohankar @ Facebook)


Anubhuti with Pandit Ajay Pohankar & Abhijit Pohankar…

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