News & Pics: Rons Bantwal
Daijiworld Media Network – Mumbai (RD/SB)
Mumbai, Sep 30: Raakare Venkataramana, CD of Konkani Bhajans was released at Sri Balaji Mandir, Kurla, here on Sunday September 27. The CD was produced by community musicians to mark the golden jubilee celebrations of GSB Sabha, KCG, Mumbai.
After launching the CD, noted singer of GSB community from Bangalore, Karnataka Kalashree Puttur Narasimha Nayak praised the efforts of musicians Vinayak Prabhu, Raghavendra Mallya and Santosh Kudva. He stressed that initiative like this was required in preserving Konkani literature, however small the contribution might be.
Santosh Kudva paid rich tributes to Vidwan Suratkal Krishnaraya Shenoy, who left for heavenly abode on September 25, lyricist of the song, Sheshachala Vaasi Venkatapati. The sabha also felicitated two eminent musician Pt Pundalik Prabhu, noted musician and Sadashiva Kamath, lyricist who remained behind the scene all these years.
Dr A V Shenoy, retired vice-principal of Bhavan’s College, Andheri, Reiki specialist Dr Venkatesh Pai, eminent harmonium artiste Sudhir Nayak, music director Dalip Verman and well known singer Padmashri Padmaja Phenany Joglekar were present
Padmaja Phenany Joglekar, in the second part of the function rendered devotional songs.