Rajan Parrikar Music Archive

Rasiklal Andharia Update

A sketch of his life has been added to his folder in the Vijaya Parrikar Library. It was written by his daughter Shilpa Andharia and translated by Kumud Bhatt of Bhavnagar. My thanks to Professor Kumar Bhatt for following up and making this account available.

Banditji Porn


In a glaring case of mistaken identities, the Delhi Police arrested Pandit Jasraj instead of Sudheendra Kulkarni in connection with the ‘cash for votes sting entrapment’ case. Both Kulkarni and Panditji had been travelling on the same flight to Delhi and the classical vocalist was mistaken for the former Advani aide and picked up as soon as he entered the tarmac after alighting from the plane.

All the salacious details here.

Ramashreya Jha “Ramrang” – Three Years On

On this third anniversary of Ramrang‘s passing, I present video excerpts from a recital given on June 27, 2007, at the Nehru Centre in Bombay. Aneesh Pradhan is on the tabla, Sudhir Nayak accompanies on the harmonium, Ram Shankar offers tanpura and vocal support.

Raga Ramdasi Malhar

Raga Tilak Malhar

Videos courtesy of: Aneesh Pradhan and Shubha Mudgal.

Additional videos of Ramrang are archived at my YouTube channel.