Ghazal maestro Pankaj Udhas makes Marathi musical debut

Bollywood PubCelebritiesPosted On: Nov 20th 2019.
Source: IANS

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Ghazal maestro Pankaj Udhas has collaborated with Kavita Paudwal for a Marathi Bhavgeet single, titled “Ranga Dhanoocha Zhula”.

The number marks the debut of the veteran singer in the world of Marathi songs.

The music for “Ranga Dhanoocha Zhula” has been composed by veteran music composer Ashok Patki and the lyrics have been penned by lyricist Mandar Cholkar.

On making his Marathi musical debut, Udhas said: “This is for the first time that I am singing in Marathi in my three decade old music career, despite staying in Mumbai all these years. I am extremely happy to collaborate with Kavita and Ashok Patkiji for this extremely soulful rendition. I am sure the song will touch the hearts of the Marathi music lovers globally.”

Kavita, daughter of renowned singer Anuradha Paudwal, shared that it was her mother’s “idea to collaborate with the legendary Pankaj Udhasji, for a Marathi Bhavgeet, as his sweet style of singing goes beautifully with the genre”.

“He is so popular worldwide and his music is timeless. With all of this combined with Ashok Patki’s composition we have tried to create a right combination of old school melody and contemporary look and feel,” she added.

Pankaj Udhas has had a successful career spanning over three decades, and was among the most leading voices that ushered the ghazal wave of the eighties. His memorable hits include “Chandi jaisa rang”, “Aap jinke kareeb hote hain, “Sabko maloom hai main sharaabi nahin” and “Ek taraf uska ghar”.

Udhas also made a mark with several chartbusting ghazal hits in Bollywood films of the eighties and the nineties, including “Chitthi aayee hai” (“Naam”), “Jiye to jiye kaise” (“Saajan”) and “Na kajre ki dhaar” (“Mohra”).


CelebritiesPosted On: Feb 3rd 2021.

‘Leggy lass’ Salma Hayek posts stunning #tbt

Web SeriesPosted On: Feb 2nd 2021.

‘The White Tiger’ director Ramin Bahrani: Continue to draw upon Satyajit Ray’s work

CelebritiesPosted On: Feb 2nd 2021.

Alaya F opens up on being a year old in Bollywood

CelebritiesPosted On: Feb 1st 2021.

Abhay Deol flaunts his ‘experiments with painting’

CelebritiesPosted On: Jan 30th 2021.

Janhvi Kapoor gets some cricketing action

CelebritiesPosted On: Jan 30th 2021.

Urvashi Rautela hits 34mn mark on Insta, posts crocodile video to thank fans

CelebritiesPosted On: Jan 30th 2021.

Nora Fatehi sizzles in Sachet-Parampara’s new video

CelebritiesPosted On: Jan 30th 2021.

Akshay Kumar: Coping with everything in the industry is difficult

CelebritiesPosted On: Jan 29th 2021.

Priyanka Chopra launches haircare line Anomaly

CelebritiesPosted On: Jan 29th 2021.

Sara Ali Khan shares a dash of ‘sweater days and winter haze’