He has performed for Satya Sai Baba, YSR, Chandrababu Naidu, Rajiv Gandhi and 100 Telugu feature films. Today, you can join the list.
Nada Bharathi is organising a Sangeet Sammelan from 4th to 11th December, at Sundarayya Vignana Kendra. Today, the 5th day, Pandurang Mutalik will be presenting a Sitar recital, along with Srikanth on the tabla.
Pandurang Mutlaik hails from a family of musicians, and underwent training under renowned composer and sitarist Bapuji Shyam Sunder, a well-versed Dilruba and Hindustani vocalist. He is a B-High grade artiste of the AIR, and has performed in most places of India, as also in Singapore, Malaysia and Mauritius.
He has performed in the presence of many dignataries like Sivananda Murty, Satya Sai Baba, Vice-President Krishna Kant, Late Rajiv Gandhi, Dr Y S Rajashekara Reddy, N Chandrababu Naidu, Prince Phillip, and the Prime Ministers of Malaysia, Singapore and Mauritius.
Pandurang is a talented Sitar Vidhwan, too, and has played for more than 1,000 albums and 100 feature films in Telugu, under reputed music directors of Tollywood like Koti, Mani Sharma, Keeravani and Madhavapeddi Suresh. He was awarded the reputed Ghantasala Award, the Pandit Janardhan Award, the Duke of Edinburg Award, the Yuva Shakthi Award and many more.
He is currently working as a sitar lecturer in the Govt. College of Music and Dance, Secunderabad.
Nada Bharathi was started in 2000 by a renowned mridangist, Yuva Sangeeta Bharathi Paravastu Srinivas Gopalan, who hails from a family of classical musicians. The basic objective of the organisation is to preserve, promote and propogate all forms of classical music, by increasing awareness through regular concerts.
Since its inception, it has conducted more than 500 concerts, concentrating not only on Carnatic music, but also on Hindustani music. The organisation has organised musical concerts of renowned vocalists, violinists, mridangists, flautists and vainikas.
The Chief Guest for the evening is A S Gopal Reddy, IPS (Retd), Secretary of Bhadratha & Arogya Bhadratha. The entry to the festival is only through invitation. For invitations and further details, please contact P Srinivas Gopalan at 93910-44910.