19th edition of Khazana – A Festival of Ghazals to be streamed by Hungama
Hungama announced the streaming of 19th edition of the ghazal concert, Khazana – A Festival of Ghazals on 19th and 20th December from 8 pm onwards. The concert is organized by the Parents Association Thalassemic Unit Trust (PATUT) and The Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) to raise funds for the thalassemic children and cancer patients. The concert will be held virtually this year, owing to current situation.
The concert will have performances of various popular Ghazal artists of the country such as Anup Jalota, Talat Aziz, Pankaj Udhas, Sudeep Banerji, Mahalakshmi Iyer, Abhijit Pohankar, Pandit Ajay Pohankar, Pooja Gaitonde, Sneha Shankar, Samarpan Band Featuring Prithvi Gandharv & Gayathri Asokan and Pratibha Singh Baghel Featuring Deepak Pandit. Also, there will be Ritwika Mukherjee from Chakradharpur (Jharkhand) and Atul Rao from Jaipur (Rajasthan) performing at the event who are the winners of Khazana Artist Aloud Talent Hunt.
Viewers can also donate for the Parents Association Thalassemic Unit Trust (PATUT) and The Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) through visiting the link.
Talking about the continued association with Khazana – A Festival of Ghazals, Neeraj Roy, Founder and CEO, Hungama Digital Media said, “Over the years, Pankaj ji and Khazana have not only brought the most distinguished names from the world of Ghazals on one stage, but through Khazana Artist Aloud Talent Hunt, also given a platform to upcoming artists. Besides giving viewers a chance to experience the magic of Ghazals, the concert also represents an extremely noble cause. We are elated to work with Khazana and Pankaj ji once again, and feel honoured to support the two charities.”
Talking about the concert, Padmashree Pankaj Udhas said, “I feel extremely delighted to have the opportunity to offer our patrons a chance to be a part of the virtual Khazana concert. I am certain that viewers worldwide will appreciate the show that we have created for them and help us in making the concert a success. I would also appeal to all the viewers to support CPAA and PATUT and donate wholeheartedly to the cause.”