MUMBAI, (GNI); Karan Johar and Ustad Amjad Ali Khan at Ustad Amjad Ali Khan’s Master on Masters book release in Mumbai – Photo by GNI
MUMBAI, (GNI): Veteran Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan brings to life, 12 eminent musicians of the twentieth century — Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Amir Khan, Begum Akhtar, Alla Rakha, Kesarbai Kerkar, Kumar Gandharva, M.S. Subbulakshmi, Bhimsen Joshi, Bismillah Khan, Ravi Shankar, Vilayat Khan and Kishan Maharaj in his book, Master On Masters, a book that will be released by Karan Johar at the Vivanta By Taj President in Cuff Parade.
Besides Karan Johar, Suhel Seth, Amjad Ali Khan’s wife Subhalakshmi Khan and sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, the event was also graced by Milee Ashwarya – Editor-in-Chief of Penguin Random House India, Pankaj Udhas, Tanisha Mukherjee, Milind Deora, Anoop Soni, Juhi Babbar, Suchitra Pillai, Romesh Sharma, Karan Sharma, Omer Haidar of Showhouse Events among others.
Amjad Ali Khan and Karan Johar discussed everything from music to movies and much much more. Suhel Seth, with his characteristic sense of humour, moderated the discussion.
A deeply personal book about the lives and times of some of the greatest icons of Indian classical music, the book is dotted with interesting personal anecdotes and details about the eminent artists and their individual musical styles, among others. Amjad Ali Khan effortlessly transcends the Gharana and North-South divide and presents portraits of these great artists that are drawn with affection, humour and warmth. Out on Penguin Random House India.ends