Started with an aim to promote and propagate Indian music, Suranjali Foundation, a non-profit foundation, is organising the second edition of the Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Joshi Festival, to show their gratitude to Bharat Ratna Late Pt Bhimsen Joshi and his Guru Pt Sawai Gandharva in Hyderabad. Conceived for the first time in 2012, the Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Joshi Festival got institutionalised as an annual national festival of music and dance in the city.
This year, the festival is being organised from April 5 to 7 at the Shilpakala Vedika, which will feature stalwarts in classical music like Pt Hariprasad Chaurasia, Puryaban Chatterjee, Shashank Subramanyam, Begum Parveen Sultana and Shubha Mudgal performing live to enthrall music lovers. Also surprise elements at the event are classical dance performances by Shobana and Shalu Jindal.
The season donor passes for all the three days ranging from `300 to 1,5000 are available on www.bookmyshow.com and www.meraevents.com from March 21 onwards.