Media Coverage | 15-02-2021
Pt. Hridaynath Mangeshkar to get Sur Jyotsna Saraswati Award
This year’s winners: Prathamesh Laghate and Hargun Kaur
The most prestigious award to recognise and appreciate excellence in the field of music — the Sur Jyotsna National Music Awards ceremony — will be presented at a glittering ceremony in the presence of a galaxy of celebrities at Shanmukhananda Hall in Sion, Mumbai, from 6 pm on Tuesday.
Legendary singer Pt. Hridaynath Mangeshkar will be presented with the prestigious Sur Jyotsna Saraswati Award. Similarly, budding singers Prathamesh Laghate and Hargun Kaur will be honoured with the Sur Jyotsna National Music Awards.
The ‘Sur Jyotsna National Music Awards 2020’ ceremony is organised by the Lokmat Media Group in the memory of Jyotsna Darda — a devotional singer and founder of Lokmat Sakhi Manch.
A mix of music, rhythm and melody would enthrall the audience at the ceremony.
This is the seventh year of the ceremony honouring young and versatile talents in the field of music.
The main objective of the award is to find and encourage musical talents from all over the country. Over the past six years, the forum has worked to inspire many artistes to make their mark in the field of music in future.
The Lokmat Sur Jyotsna National Music Awards is a platform that has introduced many new musicians to the country and made a significant contribution in the field of music. In the last six years, the awards have inspired many artistes for their future endeavour.
Homage to Bhimsen Joshi, Pt. Jasraj, Ghulam Mustafa Khan
Homage will be paid to Bharat Ratna Pt. Bhimsen Joshi, Padma Vibhushan Pt. Jasraj, Padma Vibhushan Ghulam Mustafa Khan.
Salutation for outstanding contributions in Indian music
Pt. Hridaynath Mangeshkar will be presented with the prestigious Sur Jyotsna Saraswati Award.
No entry without masks
In these coronavirus times, the social distancing norms mandated by the government will be observed on the occasion.
Outstanding musicians Anandji Virji Shah, Hariharan, Pt. Satish Vyas, Kailash Kher, Anuradha Poudwal, Udit Narayan, Pt. Ajay Pohankar, Roopkumar Rathore and Sonu Nigam will be accorded special felicitation.
This year’s winners
Hargun Kaur — who enchants Indians with her melodious voice & musical skills — and Prathamesh Laghate, who created a distinct identity with his singing at an early age, are the winners of the Sur Jyotsna National Music Awards 2020.
Shower of music and melody:
Young singers and musicians Arya Ambekar, Pooja Gaitonde, Ankita Joshi, S Akash, Shikhar Naad Qureshi, Ojas Adhiya and Ramakant Gaikwad will keep the audience spellbound with their shower of music and melody.
Dignitaries who selected the winners
Singers Roopkumar and Sonali Rathore, classical music expert Shashi Vyas, chairman of Editorial Board of Lokmat Media and former member of Rajya Sabha Vijay Darda, Times Music’s Gauri Yadwadkar and popular singer Anuradha Poudwal have selected the winners of the 7th edition of the Sur Jyotsna National Music Awards.