Black friday lyricist moves Bengaluru at fest

Published: 08th August 2016 02:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th August 2016 02:57 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: Poet, musician and actor Piyush Mishra performed to a full house on the concluding day of the Bengaluru Poetry Festival on Sunday.

In the hour-long session Arre Ruk Jaa Re Bandey, titled after his hit for film Black Friday, the 53-year-old National School of Drama graduate sang some of his popular songs.

Black.jpgHe also recited couplets about work, love, alcoholism and restiveness from his latest anthology of poems Kuchh Ishq Kiya, Kuchh Kaam Kiya.

Making quips about relationships in a time when everything is out on social media, Mishra recited a satirical shayari that took digs at politicians.

The session was among the highlights of the first edtion of the two-day festival, inaugurated on August 6. After the recital, on demand, Mishra signed off with his popular Coke Studio tracks Ghar and Husna.

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