Woh Chand Khila

Indian Classical Music
Pooja Angra & Karan Rana
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Woh Chand Khila (Indian music's ode to the moon) is an exciting journey tracing the association of moon with the Indian music. The moon has played an integral role in Indian music in the form of expression of love or as a conduit to express emotions. This unique production showcasing Indian music's ode to the moon will present Indian classical music in a brand new way by blending it with the energy and excitement of Bollywood & Sufi music. The emotive vocals of Pooja & Karan combined with the captivating compositions and instrumental improvisations between the musicians will create an incredible uplifting participatory experience.

Pooja Angra, a young British Asian artiste, bestowed with mellifluous voice quality is a classical brilliance. She has a Doctorate in Music from Delhi University, India. She is an approved All India Radio and Doordarshan (Indian national TV) artist. Since 2004, Pooja's admiring performances and aesthetic style has left a soothing imprint on the minds of music lovers in the UK. She has given a number of concerts and live shows of Indian music in the UK. She frequently sings at BBC Asian Network's live devotional music show and at various other UK based FM channels. Her inborn excellence has been beautifully shaped up under able guidance and superb training by distinguished musicians and academicians especially late Dr. A.S Paintal and Prof. Geeta Paintal of Agra and Indore Gharana. Her key achievements are her recent National Tours - Gaata Race Mera Dil and Chalte Chalte, supported by Arts Council, England.

Karan Rana stepped into the world of music by performing at All India Radio, Jallandhar's popular programme 'Bal Jagat' at the age of five. Karan has learnt music from Late Swami Trilkoi Nath ji, Khairati Lal Taheem of Delhi gharana and Pt. Bhimsen Joshi's disciple Sudhakar Chavan. Apart from his classical training, Karan is an expert in light and ghazal singing.