Nehru Sidhant Kender Trust to Host Ek Tha Raja… Raja Mehdi Ali Khan

Nehru Sidhant Kender Trust to Host Ek Tha Raja… Raja Mehdi Ali Khan

Ludhiana, March 03, 2023 (News Team):
Nehru Sidhant Kendra Trustis hosting its annual special cultural event Ek Sham Sahir Ke Naam- with the all-India launch of Ek Tha Raja, based on the famous shaayar and lyricist, Raja Mehdi Ali Khan who, lived like and was indeed the Raja of good poetry. This is a uniquely-conceived two and a half-hour musical drama without any break. Interwoven in the show are some of his poems and 51 famous songs which will be sung by such acclaimed singers as Supriya Joshi, Sarvesh Mishra, Sangeeta Melekar, Anand Bahal, Naveen Anand and Nimrata Sharma. In conversation are Sangeeta Gupta (daughter of music maestro Madan Mohan), shaayar Obaid Azam Azmi, Prithvi Haldea and Nandita Kodesia. Some songs of Raja are Lag jaa gale ke phir, Tuu jahaan jahaan chalegaa, Jo hum ne daastaan apnii sunaii, Agar mujh se mohabbat hai, Aapkii nazaron ne samjhaa, Jhumkaa giraa re. The show will start at 06:30 pm sharp on Saturday March 04, 2023, at the Panday Auditorium.

Nehru Sidhant Kender Trust regularly organizes annual cultural events in order to promote the great legacy and cultural harmony of India. In the past events like – “Ek Shaam Sahir Ke Naam”, and "Jashn-e-Sahir" have been held. In addition, the Trust has brought several shows of the renowned Delhi-based Ibaadat Foundation including “Rooh-e-Majrooh”, “Kaviraaj Shailendra” and “Sahir Kahaan Ho Tum” to Ludhiana. The Trust has also felicitated eminent personalities like Waheeda Rehman, Dharmendra and Amjad Ali Khan with it’s prestigious Noor-e-Sahir award.

Present on the occasion of the press conference were Shri Bipin Gupta, General Secretary, Nehru Sidhant Kender Trust, Shri Sunil Gupta, Chairman, Organising Committee and Shri Prithvi Haldea, Chairman of Ibaadat Foundation Trust.
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