Abhilipsa Panda & Shadaj mesmerise audience

Media Coverage | 24-03-2024

Renowned flute player Shadaj Godkhindi and popular singer Abhilipsa Panda   paid musical tributes to Jyotsna Darda, founder of Lokmat Sakhi  Manch’ on her death anniversary. Both the artistes left the audience spellbound with their powerful performance at the musical concert ‘Swaranjali’ organised at Shakti Sthal on Friday evening.

 Godkhindi started the programme organised at Darda Udyan by playing flute. He made the atmosphere pleasant by presenting ‘Rag Pahadi’  Audience felt as if it was about to dawn and they were listening to the sweet chirping of birds. Despite hailing from Karnataka, he presented the ‘abhang’  ‘Maze Maher Pandhari’ for Marathi audience.

Later, Abhilipsa Panda entered the stage. At the outset, she presented a Sufi song. She won the hearts of music lovers by presenting ‘Sanson ki mala pe’ in a unique style. She also presented  abhang ‘Kanada raja pandharicha’. She received ‘once more’ requests from audience twice for her iconic song ‘Har Har Shambhu Deva Mahadeva Shambhu’. ‘Niladrinatham Namami Vidyam’,  Mithe ras se bharyodi Radharani lage maharani lage…’  Mane karo karo Jamunaji ro pani lage’ received huge applause from the audience. She also presented the  ballad of Lokshahir Annabhau Sathe ‘Mazi maina gavavar rahili…Mazya jivachi hotiya kahili in her energetic voice.

She further added some Hindi lines to the ballad, highlighting  ‘Nari Shakti’.

Artistes felicitated

At the outset, guests garlanded the photo of founder of Lokmat Sakhi Manch Jyotsna Darda. Chairman of Lokmat Editorial Board and former member of Rajya Sabha Dr Vijay Darda, managing director of Lokmat Media Devendra Darda,  Rachana Darda, former mayor of Jalgaon Rameshdada Jain,  head of Lokmat office, Yavatmal Kishore Darda, Yavatmal district chief of Lokmat Sakhi Manch Seema Darda and others were present on the occasion.

Singer Abhilipsa Panda, flute player Sharaj Godkhindi, as well as tabla player Prasad Padhe, Saurabh Killedar (keyboard), Nitin Ahire (lead guitar), FDL Kumar (bass guitar), Sachin Ghatode (drums), Sudhir Amnik (tabla-dolak),  convener Nandu Gohane and father of  Abhilipsa Panda ex-serviceman Ashok Kumar Panda were felicitated by  managing director of Lokmat media Devendra Darda and Rachna Darda.

Renowned flute player Shadaj Godkhindi and popular singer Abhilipsa Panda  performing at ‘Swaranjali’ programme.

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