World Music Day 2024: Heeramandi, Bandish Bandits & More Melodious Offerings To Relish

World Music Day 2024: Heeramandi, Bandish Bandits & More Melodious Offerings To Relish

Music
has
always
been
a
crucial
part
of
culture,
deeply
embedded
in
theatre
and
cinema
to
enhance
storytelling.
On
World
Music
Day,
we
present
a
selection
of
stories
that
celebrate
music
as
a
central
theme
and
a
vibrant
entity.

This
Amazon
Prime
Video
series,
“Bandish
Bandits,” is
a
musical
created
by
Amritpal
Singh
Bindra
and
Anand
Tiwari.
It
stars
Ritwik
Bhowmik
as
a
Hindustani
classical
musician
who
meets
Tamanna
Sharma
(Shreya
Chaudhary),
a
pop
singer.
Their
encounter
sparks
a
fusion
of
tradition
and
modernity.
The
series
also
features
Naseeruddin
Shah,
Sheeba
Chaddha,
and
Atul
Kulkarni.
Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy
composed
the
soundtrack.

Heeramandi:
The
Diamond
Bazaar

Directed
by
Sanjay
Leela
Bhansali,
this
Netflix
series
boasts
compelling
music
that
continues
to
top
charts.
Songs
like
‘Sakal
Ban’,
‘Nazariya
ki
Maari’,
‘Saiyaan
Hatto
Jaao,’
and
‘Chaudhavi
Shab’
blend
classical
music
with
traditional
lyrics
by
Amir
Khusrau.
Bhansali’s
passion
for
opulence
shines
through
in
the
song
picturisations.

“Piya
Behrupiya” is
a
musical
adaptation
of
Shakespeare’s
comedy
‘Twelfth
Night’.
This
Zee
Theatre
production
uses
folk
fusion
music
to
retell
the
love
stories
of
Duke
Orsino,
Olivia,
Cesario,
and
Viola.
Directed
by
Atul
Kumar,
it
stars
Geetanjali
Kulkarni,
Amitosh
Nagpal,
Sagar
Deshmukh,
Mansi
Multani,
Mantra
Mugdh,
Gagan
Riar,
Neha
Saraf,
Trupti
Khamkar,
and
Saurabh
Nayar.
Watch
it
at
Tata
Play
Theatre
on
21st
June.

Aaj
Rang
Hai

This
Zee
Theatre
teleplay
centres
around
Beni
Bai,
a
former
baithak
singer
who
shares
her
wisdom
through
music.
Set
in
a
neighbourhood
affected
by
communalism,
the
story
celebrates
humanity’s
many
shades.
Directed
by
Sourabh
Shrivastava
and
written
by
Purva
Naresh,
it
stars
Trishla
Patel,
Sarika
Singh,
Prerna
Chawla,
Pritika
Chawla,
Purva
Naresh
herself,
Pawan
Uttam,
Imran
Rasheed,
Sukant
Goel,
Nishi
Doshi
and
Rajshree
Deshpande.
Watch
it
on
Airtel
Spotlight,
Dish
TV
Rangmanch
Active
and
D2H
Rangmanch
Active
on
21st
June.

“Ladies
Sangeet,”
created
by
Purva
Naresh
and
directed
by
Suman
Mukhopadhyay,
explores
the
clash
between
tradition
and
modernity
through
music.
Set
against
Radha’s
wedding
preparations
at
her
ancestral
home,
the
story
addresses
patriarchy
and
gender
identity
with
humour
and
sharp
insights.
The
teleplay
stars
Joy
Sengupta,
Nidhi
Singh,
Siddhant
Karnick,
Loveleen
Mishra,
Harsh
Khurana
,
Sarika
Singh,
Monica
Gupta,
Niranjan
Iyengar,
Mallika
Singh
and
Nivedita
Bhargava.
Watch
it
at
Tata
Play
Theatre
on
21st
June.

These
musical
narratives
not
only
entertain
but
also
provoke
thought
by
blending
music
with
storytelling
in
unique
ways.

Original news source Credit: www.filmibeat.com
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