Spurred by the encouraging response of Kala Viraasat in the past three years, IndusInd Bank, for the fourth year in a row, organised Kala Viraasat a widely respected performing arts presentation by Banyan Tree. The event brought alive the essence of our tradition in a way that is more appealing to music lovers of all age groups.
In the 4th consecutive year, Kala Viraasat aimed to showcase some of the greatest maestros of India and other countries in a perfect harmony. The first act featured the best of East and West. This ensemble featured one of the most sought after Sitar maestro Ustad Shujaat Khan, legendary Ghatam maestro Vidwan Vikku Vinayakram, internationally acclaimed Violin duo Ganesh and Kumaresh and one of the finest Saxophonist from America, George Brooks all these great masters created magic together with their music. The second act or the finale act was a Spectacular Sufi Qawwali performance by Chishti Brothers & Group. This well-known group from Sambalpur, Muradabad had everybody spellbound with their vibrant singing. The cultural festival took place on October 20, 2012 at Nehru Centre, Worli.
Romesh Sobti, MD & CEO, IndusInd Bank said, “IndusInd Bank is delighted to partner with Banyan Tree and present a widely respected performing arts presentation called Kala Viraasat. Through this endeavour, IndusInd Bank finds a common ground with its customers and engages with them in ways other than just banking. Through the years, our association with Kala Viraasat has grown and the Bank is pleased to once again bring to its customers, a rich amalgamation of myriad forms of music and performances by veteran artists.”
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Romesh Sobti, MD & CEO, IndusInd Bank Ltd.
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Romesh Sobti, MD & CEO, IndusInd Bank Ltd
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