11th edition of ‘Khumaar’ glazes the Valentine Theme with yesteryear melody
The 11th edition of Bipin R Pandit’s ‘Khumaar’ enthralled the audiences on Sunday, 5th February 2017 at Indian Education Society’s Manik Sabhagriha in Mumbai yet again with a mix of old and new songs.
The musical extravaganza sponsored by Colors, powered by Dainik Bhaskar, in association with Mahindra & Mahindra Limited was attended by 650 music enthusiasts and whos’ who of Media, Marketing and Advertising Industry.
The likes of Pradeep Guha, Bharat Dabholkar, Ramesh Narayan, Pratap Bose, Subhash Kamath, Ajay Chandwani, Pradeep Dwivedi, Paresh Chaudhry, Ramesh Iyengar, Jaideep Gandhi, Sandeep Khosla, Vikram Gaikwad and Bhushan Khot graced the function and enjoyed the music immensely.
The theme for this year was ‘Valentine Special- Only Romantic Songs’. A very fine blend of old and new songs were rendered by nine singers of repute who are hugely experienced and sing professionally for their living.
The event lasted for four and half hours till 11’o clock and people still wanted more of it.
Khumaar today has become a brand and surely it is quite grand too. It is a complete package that has Compering, Mimicry, Sher Shayari, old songs with a fine blend of new songs and a regional song segment. The Qawwali segment remains the most popular one. Khumaar will soon go Regional at various places like Pune, Baroda and Nasik.
Khumaar unearths talent and gives scope to a budding artist under the segment ‘Khumaar Ki Khoj’. This year it had two singers in the voice of Kishore Kumar and two young talented girls who presented a dance sequence on a film song.
Bipin R Pandit; owner and Founder says, “The pleasure of giving a platform on a talented person gives immense satisfaction that is beyond description in words”.