Vishal and Shekar live at NIT Calicut

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Mar 24, 2018, 2:08 am IST
Updated Mar 24, 2018, 2:08 am IST
The Bollywood music icons performed various latest numbers and even played few instruments, and were very appreciative of the Kerala crowd.
Bollywood musical duo Vishal Dadlani and Shehkar Ravjiani perform during the pre-show of NIT-C Ragam in Kozhikode on Friday.
 Bollywood musical duo Vishal Dadlani and Shehkar Ravjiani perform during the pre-show of NIT-C Ragam in Kozhikode on Friday.

KOZHIKODE: The most popular Bollywood musical duo Vishal and Shekar performed live at the National Institute of Technology- Calicut on Friday for the first time ever. It was during the pre-show of NIT-C Ragam, the annual cultural festival, that the duo enthralled the large gathering from around the country. Vishal Dadlani and Shehkar Ravjiani who have achieved fame and garnered numerous awards for their musical contribution to the Bollywood music industry performed various latest numbers and even played few instruments, and were very appreciative of the Kerala crowd.

Other than the pro-show, the first day of Ragam started off with a talk on ‘Poetry and Life’ by K. E. N. Kunjaha-mmed, former HOD of the Malayalam department of Feroke College (Retd). Mr. Kunjahammed talked about the significance of poetry and how it helped shape our way of life. He cited various poems by renowned poets of this decade, to illustrate how today’s society worked.

 

The first panel discussion of I-Ink was on Adivasi literature and how it was under-represented in mainstream media and literature. The panel was chaired by eminent Adivasi writer and author of the Kerala Sahitya Academy award winning novel Kocharethi, Shri Narayan and acclaimed journalist and documentary maker O.K. Johnny. Mr.Narayan began his talk by stating that the unfortunate incident of the Adivasi man Madhu, who was beaten to death by a mob for a trivial offence, was an example of how Adivasis were still downtrodden and mistreated by society.

...
Location: India, Kerala




ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT