A recipient of Shrestha Sadhak Award from Gujarat Sangeet Natak Kala Academy, Nirali Kartik has performed at some of the most prestigious venues.
HYDERABAD, Jan 24 (The CONNECT) - Raga, Rasa Aur Fursat, a multi-city Hindustani Classical Concert featuring the renowned classical vocalist Nirali Kartik from Mumbai and the rising star of Sitar, Mehtab Ali Niazi from Delhi will kickstart here on Friday.
The event to be held at Saptaparni - Banjara Hills, an endeavour by Mumbai-based Twam Arts, is supported by Taj Mahal Tea.
With jasmine flowers, traditional seating and the candle-lit decor will be reminiscent of the bygone royal era.
The main performing artist Nirali is the disciple of the Mewati Gharana maestro Pandit Sanjeev Abhyankar. She started to learn music from Shri Vikas Parikh at the Saptak School of Music, Ahmedabad. A recipient of Shrestha Sadhak Award from Gujarat Sangeet Natak Kala Academy, Nirali Kartik has performed at some of the most prestigious venues of India like IIC Delhi, IMG Jan fest, Khusrau Kabir Festival, Concerts by Kala Prakash - Varanasi, JLF and many more. She has also performed at international venues like Meru concerts Holland, Tagore Centre Berlin, Vrije Geluiden and more.
The concert will be opened by artist Mehtab Ali Niazi of the famous Bhendi Bazar gharana. His father, Ustad Mohsin Ali Khan who is a great Sitar player himself, started training Mehtab from the age of 4 years. Mehtab has been performing since then and on his first performance at the age of 6 at Pandit Birju Maharaj Ji’s birthday celebration, he left the crowd astounded. His passion and his focus towards his career has made him an incredible budding Sitar player. Even today, at this young age, Mehtab has a sterling reputation all over the country. He has performed in various cities leaving the audience amazed. His exponentially amplifying talent never fails to stun the people who listen or watch him perform. He has had the pleasure of representing his country India in many successful concerts internationally as well.
Entry to the concert is free.