A mesmerizing series of performances by Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan, who is known round the globe for his unique style of playing the instrument with his finger nails made the commencement of 50th Maharana Kumbha Sangeet Samaroh more melodious.
Shri Amaan Ali Khan and Shri Ayaan Ali Khan the two shinning stars in classical music shared the stage with their father Ustad Amjad Ali Khan made the evening at Sukhadiya Rangmanch, Town Hall more harmonious.
The Guest of the honor Mr. Arvind Singhal, Trustee Singhal Foundation with Mr. Govind Gupta, IG, Udaipur Range accompanied by many other officials of Maharana Kumbha Sangeet Parishad inaugurated the function by lightening the lamp.
The function started with the inaugural speech by the Dr. Yashwant Kothari, Honorary Secretary, Maharana Kumbha Sangeet Parishad. It was followed by traditional Saraswati Vandana. Amaan Ali Khan and Ayan Ali Khan started the Raag Jhinjhoti on sarod. Anuvrat Chatterjee and Sateesh Talwalkar, the tabla players added life to performance.
After this comes the awaited performance of Ustab Amjad Ali Khan. The magic sarod maestro gripped the audience which made the event more memorable. The performance of Raag Zila Kafi and the Rajasthani Raag Maand followed by the Rabindranath Tagore’s Ekla Chalo Re.
Lastly, the two sons Amaan and Ayan with the father Ustad Amjad Ali Khan performed the Raag Kirwani.
In the end Maharana Kumbha Sangeet Award was presented to Ustad Amjad Ali Khan as well as the appreciation letter was also presented to Shubh Laxi Khan w/o Ustad Amjad Ali Khan for her outstanding performance and commitment in Dance.