Wednesday, August 01, 2007
Actress Juhi Chawla made this Guru Purnima special by her classical music performance in honor of her Guru, Pandit Pandharinath Kolhapure on Sunday. She is learning classical music from Pandit Pandharinath Kolhapure, who is also the father of Padmini, Shivangi and Tejaswini Kolhapure. Pandit Pandharinath Kolhapure, a disciple of Kumar Gandharva, is a revered musician working towards conservation of our heritage.
Juhi came an hour in advance and did her riyaz and performed along with other renowned musicians including Jayashree Kamabelkar, Vibhav Nageshkar at University's VV Bhavan, Churchgate.
Speaking about her performance Juhi says, "Guruji had the faith in me and felt that I could perform in front of such a huge audience of renowned musicians and music lovers. It was a great honor and it was his strength of presence that enabled me to perform."
Being confident about his student Pandit Pandharinath Kolhapure informs that Juhi will be an accomplished singer in another two years.