Magic 106.4 FM will bring the crossover of Bollywood and classical music, ‘Bollywood Gharana’, as its year-ending treat for music lovers in Mumbai. The band will perform Bollywood hits with a fresh twist of Indian classical music.
With a stellar line up of artists, Bollywood Gharana will bring lead singers Abhijit Pohankar, Bhavya Pandit and Gandhar Deshpande, along with their band members, all under one roof. They will perform live on November 30 at IES Manikrao Auditorium in Bandra.
Son of classical vocalist Pandit Ajay Pohankar, Abhijit Pohankar is the face of new-age Fusion Indian music. Now he presents unique fusion of Bollywood hits with Indian classical music. He is an ace keyboard artist and singer.
Upcoming playback singer Bhavya Pandit was among the top six Indian Idol contestants. She is the playback singer of the song “Rani Tu Main Raja” from Son of Sardar. Bhavya is the lead vocalist of the band.
Gandhar Deshpande has taken classical training and makes the songs sound authentic but cool. Son of Pandit Dr. Ram Deshpande and Smt. Archana Deshpande, both vocalists and experts in this form of music, Gandhar is a trained Hindustani classical vocalist.
Nisha Narayanan, COO, Magic 106.4 FM, said, “Bollywood Gharana is an exceptional band who effortlessly plays some timeless Bollywood hits infused with the sounds of classical instruments. It is an absolute magic to the ears and makes you live in the moment. Bollywood Gharana fits perfectly well with Magic FM’s emotion of ‘Jee Le Zaraa’ and is a true celebration of life.”
Describing Bollywood Gharana, Abhijit Pohankar said, “Bollywood Gharana is a unique band that performs seamless fusion of two greatest musical oceans of India — Bollywood music and Indian classical music. I can describe Bollywood Gharana simply as ‘Bollywood Hits with a Classical Twist’.”