Pune 29 Feb 2016: Pune 28 Feb 2016: Noted singer Hariharan, most known for his songs sung for movies like Lamhe, Roja, Rangeela, Taal and Bombay, mesmerized the audience with a musical treat. The versatile singer’s wide repertoire of songs ranging from ‘Tu Hi Re’ film Bombay to spiritual rendition ‘Vitthal Vitthal’ enthralled Puneites at Pandit Farms on Sunday.
He was in the city to perform at a live music concert ‘MEHFIL-E– SHAAM’, organized by Finolex Industries India’s leading PVC pipe manufacturing company in association with Violin Academy.
The event was organised with an aim to promote the Indian classical music and prepare a strong audience for appreciating future talents as part of the ‘Swara Zankar’ music festival, which travels from city to city to promote classical music.
Swara Zankar is the destination to come and enjoy Indian classical music, started by world renowned violinist Pt Atul Kumar Upadhye, to popularize Indian classical music. To keep this music genre alive, the music maestro floated a platform, where the audience could get connected with the artists.
“Currently, we have covered cities like Kolkata, Pune, Baraati, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nashik and Kolhapur. To add this list we will be conducting Swara Zankar at Mumbai, Indore, Baroda and in North too,” Upadhye said.
“We are doing MEHFIL – E – SHAAM for the first time in Pune. The aim is to reach the masses through music. Finolex Industries has always been supportive of our cause,” he said.
Mr. Nitin Kulkarni, president Sales and Marketing, Finolex Industries Ltd said, “Music is like water. It knows no barriers be it language or genre. It always finds a way to enter everyone’s heart”.
He further added, “We are always excited to extend our support to all such activities and campaigns that spreads love and peace among the people.”