Ghazal maestros Pankaj Udhas, Anup Jalota, Sudeep Banerji, Richa Sharma, Papon and Jazim Sharma along with Hungama, India's leading digital entertainment company, announces the country's biggest ghazal concert, 'Khazana – A Festival of Ghazals,' scheduled for 8th and 9th September 2023. This iconic concert will pay a heartfelt tribute to the maestro Bhupinder Singh in aid of the Cancer Patients Aid Association and Parents' Association Thalassemic Unit Trust. Users can tune in to the Hungama App and its platforms' respective social media pages to stream the show live. The mega event will take place at Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli, Mumbai from 6 PM onwards under the esteemed presence of legendary maestros from the industry.
Talking about the continued association with Khazana, Neeraj Roy, Founder and MD, Hungama Digital Entertainment said, “We are delighted to continue our long-standing association with Khazana that celebrates ghazal artistry on a global scale. This partnership also allows us to champion the two noble causes, infusing an even greater depth of purpose into our extraordinary undertaking. We look forward to presenting an evening of grandeur, offering our audience a rare chance to partake in live performances by revered ghazal maestros.”
Sharing his thoughts about the iconic concert, Pankaj Udhas said, “With unwavering dedication and support from audiences, we've embarked on a remarkable two-decade journey. The enduring partnership of Khazana and Hungama promises a celebration of the timeless beauty of Ghazals, along with championing two noble causes of cancer patients and Thalassemia children. We invite our invaluable supporters to join us on this journey, as together, we aim to make this show a resounding success—a celebration of the Ghazals' enchantment and a profound impact on those in need.”
The audience fortunate enough to attend this magnificent celebration will have the privilege of witnessing extraordinary performances by a lineup of musical maestros. Among these illustrious artists are Pankaj Udhas, known for his soul-stirring ghazals, the legendary Anup Jalota whose voice resonates with timeless devotion, the enchanting Richa Sharma, the soulful Jazim Sharma, the talented Himani Kapoor, the versatile Papon, the melodious Sudeep Banerji, the rising star Hargun Kaur, and the promising Prithvi Gandharva, to name just a few. Together, they promise to create a musical experience like no other, enchanting the audience with their incredible talent and artistry.
Khazana – A Festival of Ghazals was founded by legendary ghazal singer and President, of the Parents Association Thalassemic Unit Trust, Pankaj Udhas and Mr. Y.K. Sapru, Chairman & CEO, Founder Director, Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) with the support of ghazal maestros Talat Aziz and Anup Jalota. Currently, in its 22nd year, Khazana has excelled in presenting a melodic mix of exquisite poetry and soulful compositions rendered by both, new and established ghazal singers of the country in an ambiance that transports ghazal lovers to a land of pure bliss. All proceeds from the festival go to the Parents Association Thalassemic Unit Trust (PATUT) and Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA).
Get ready to be a part of an enchanting experience on September 8th and 9th, 2023, at Nehru Centre Auditorium in Worli, Mumbai. Stay tuned to Films & TV World for much such updates and breaking news.