Source: Deccan Herald; Author: Yukti Sehgal

On the occasion of World Music Day, three documentaries and an AV presentation, inspired by the lives of maestros of Indian classical music were screened recently. The festival opened at IHC with Renuka George’s film on Ustad Asad Ali Khan – the world renowned Rudra Veena exponent, titled Asad Ali Khan – A Portrait. It explores the Ustad’s lineage from Rampur court to New Delhi where he lived with his adopted son Zaki Haider.

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