Rajan Parrikar Music Archive

Some Videos…With Music

Click on the link for the respective blog post.

Living Traditions: Concert of Hindustani Classical Music at Kala Academy in Panjim, Goa, held on December 17, 2016, as part of the Serendipity Arts Festival. Curated by Shubha Mudgal.



Light and Mist: Morning in Goa.


Lone Walker: Life in the Sub-Arctic.


Prasad Sawkar

A life in music and drama.

The eminent vocalist and actor Prasad Sawkar is one of Goa‘s many sterling contributions to Art and Culture. I called on the doyen of the Marathi stage, now in his nineties, a week ago in Panjim. Check out the short video below.

Prasad Sawkar
© Rajan P. Parrikar


For the popular recording of the natyageeta by Ramdas Kamat, go here.

Banditji Lands Celestial Booty

International living legend and Ghatkopar Lions Club award winner Banditji is in the news once again.

“A minor planet, till now bearing the alphanumeric name 2006VP32, has been christened ‘Panditjasraj’ after him. Jasraj already has a constellation and a piece of the moon named after him.” All the pornographic details here. (If the link doesn’t work, see this screenshot.)

Thanks to “SK” for bringing this to my attention.