Pandit Chaturlal Memorial Society
in association with Vedanta group is presenting an exclusive show dedicated to Indian Classical Music on 5 th
March 2011 at Shilpgram from 6:30pm onwards. Kathak dance by legendry Pandit Birju Maharaj
and Drums recital by Pranshu Chaturlal
will make the show something not to miss. Pranshu Chaturlal,
grandson of Late Pandit Chaturlal, is going to present an exceptional musical show by playing three different musical instruments Tabla, Western drums and Turkish drums simultaneously. He will be accompanied by his team Tarunita (violinist), Nishant (guitarist) and Mohammad Rauf (on sarangi) Pandit Chaturlal Memorial Society was founded in 1990 in the memory of the great musician and tabla wizard Late Pandit Chaturlal.
Late Pandit Chaturlal (in photo)
was born in Udaipur in year 1926, since early childhood he was fascinated towards a musical instrument which later linked with his name, the Tabla. His gurus were Pandit Nathu Prasad and Ustad Hafiz Khan. He was the first Indian musician whose tabla solo was released both in east and the west. Some of Pandit Chaturlal’s solo recordings “Drums of India” and “Drums On Fire” are in Hollywood’s “World Pacific Recordings”On Oct. 15 th
1965, Pandit Chaturlal died in the age of 40. Many well known personalities have praised the talent of Pandit Chaturlal including Mrs. Farah Pahlavi Queen of Iran, K.R. Narayanan Former President of India, Sharan Rani- Legendry Sarod player. Pandit Charanjit Chaturlal
the organizer of this event and founder of the society is son of Pandit Chaturlal, both Charanjit and Pranshu with other family members are keeping the memories of their father Late Pandit Chaturlal alive by continuously promoting Indian classical music to the world and organizing concerts with some great Indian musicians. The upcoming event at Shilpgram on 5 th
march is “open for all” music passionates of the city.