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See: Anup Jalota, V M Bhatt honour Pt Birju Maharaj

By The Rediff News Bureau
January 17, 2022 19:20 IST
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When a doyen passed into the ages, the world bows in tribute.

As Pandit Birju Maharaj, one of the giants in the world of Kathak, passed into the ages today, artistes from various classical genres expressed their grief.

Pandit Birju Maharaj

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Bhajan maestro Anup Jalota described Pandit Birju Maharaj as an angel who distributed heavenly joy.

Videos: Kind courtesy: Pritam Sharma

 

Mohan Veena exponent Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt praised the innovation Pandit Birju Maharaj introduced into a traditional art form.

 

Padma Shri Dr Soma Ghosh underlined Panditji contribution to the field of Hindustani classical music.

 

Flautist Ronu Majumdar called Pandit Birju Maharaj a ‘Badshah in the field of dance’, an artiste who was incomparable.

 

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