Magical compositions of Brij Mohan mesmerize audience

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU Sept 29: A captivating programme of music and poignant poetry titled  ‘Chamatkar-2’ was presented by Dogri Sanstha at K.L. Sehgal Hall of J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages here today where melody enthusiasts were charmed by the depth of free verse and flight of soulful music.
In the second programme of its kind, based on the heart-rending blank verses in Dogri by Prof Lalit Magotra, the magical compositions prepared by the noted music director Brij Mohan left the audience spell bound. The programme with most effectual format incorporating recital of couplets of blank verses by noted voices of theatre, television and Radio and live singing of same couplets by budding singers was a splendid experience for most of the audience.
The singing of poems were rendered by Naveen Sharma, teenager upcoming singers Vanshika Jaral and Roshi Shaminotra while  the senior thespians Raj Kumar Bahroopia ,Gurmeet Kour Jamwal, Nirmal Vikram,  Balvinder Singh, Rahul Singh and Tarun Sharma gave voices to the live recitation of  poems. The singers were accompanied by Rakesh Anand on flute, Sanjay Pashi on Guitar and Karan Malhotra on Tabla.
Speaking on the occasion Anjali Sharma, Director Doordarshan Kendra congratulated Dogri Sanstha and Brij Mohan for venturing this experiment for the second time in most successful manner.
Dr. A.S. Aman, Additional Secretary JKAACL, who shared the presidium as special guest, eulogized the efforts of Sanstha to enrich the traditions of  language, literature and culture.
Prof Lalit Magotra and Brij Mohan were honoured by Dogri Sanstha on this occasion. Mementoes were also presented to the artists and singers by the chief guest and other dignitaries. The event was anchored by known artist Raj Kumar Bahroopia which was attended by large number of writers, intellectuals, Radio and TV artist and members of civil society.
Earlier, welcoming the audience President of Dogri Sanstha Chhatrapal said that poetic words charged with the power of music cross the threshold of deeper   mind refreshing it with exultation.


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