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Naviin Gandharv


Indian bowed instrument

A young multi-talented musician who plays the unique instrument ,‘Belabaharr’ which wasinvented nearly 4 decades ago by Pt.Babulal Gandharv (Naviin's father ) Belabaharr is one-of-a-kind instrument that merges the principles of Violin , Sarangi and Vocal music .He continues to drive this legacy of with single handed efforts other than playing it differently with new creativity of poetic and aesthetic feel & that in a world where vocal music has highest preference .Belabaharr is not just a gift to the world of music but also the pride of India.Pt.Naviin is also class distinct Tabla player with equal passion & dexterity which gives listeners a melodic and spiritual bliss developed from years of saadhna, listening and learning from great mentor legendary Ustad Allarakha and many great Maestros whom he is inspired to.Pt.Naviin's association with great maestros has polished him to be a dynamic & versatile performer only one of its kind .It is said that melody & rhythm is a rare & uncommon combination. But with immense dedication to music Pt.Naviin lived up to his namePt.Naviin has performed for various musical & other institutions like NCPA, ICCR, Essar Group, Lakme Fashion Week, IMG St. Xavier’s College, Vedic Celebrations, Young String Masters of India for Kanakia Art Foundation, Indus Internationals, Hindustan Times, Sahara India, Celebrate Bandra, Osho, Whistling Woods Intenationals, Adhyatmik Raj Gurukulam, Indor Stadium At, Orrissa, VLCC Events Muscat , IIC India International Centre, Azad Bhavan, Habitat Amphitheatre, JW Marriot Mumbai, Prithvi Theatre, Bhavans Cultural Centre, Art Des Film Centre, Museum Kala Ghoda, Devals Club Kolhapur, Mayo College Ajmer, Bombay Stock Exchange BSE, GSC Goregaon Sports Club, Iyengar Yogsabha, Hongkong Baptist University, Delhi International Arts Festival DIAF, IIT Powai, Upvan Sanskriti Arts Festival, Singhasth Mahakumbh etc .

Naviin Gandharv
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