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Ghulam Ali to be feted in Mumbai

The Ghazal maestro will be felicitated by the legendary composer, Khayyam, at a function organised by Jeevan Gaani.

india Updated: Feb 24, 2006 15:25 IST
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The city will be treated to the ghazals of Ghulam Ali Khan on Saturday, when the maestro, who completes half a century in the music industry this year, is felicitated at Shanmukhananda Hall. TheGhazal maestro will be felicitated by the legendary composer, Khayyam, at a function organised by Jeevan Gaani and Ameya Infotainment.

In retrospect, Ghulam Ali’s 1998 concert in Mumbai was disrupted by Shiv Sena. After that, he has come here on and off and performed at private soirees.

Prasad Mahadkar of Jeevan Gaani says, “We have been wanting to invite Ghulam Ali saab for a long time now, and he, too, is very fond of India. He asked us if we could have Suresh Wadkar sing for him.” Ghulam Ali professes to be a fan of Wadkar.

Ghulam Ali is also expected to attend the finals of Zee’s Sa Re Ga Ma Challenge 2005, to be held today at the Andheri Sports Complex.

Coming up next from Jeevan Gaani is Khayyam’s autobiography, to be launched on March.