A better combination
The evening commenced with young Sufi diva Ragini Rainu’s performance. She presented various kalaams and number like- Sohne Yaar Di Gadoli, Utth Chale Gawanda Yaar, Heera Raanjha, Chhap Tilak and Dama Dum Mast Kalandar to provide a perfect start. Her Sufiaana sur-lay-taal was followed by a Kathak act by Shovana Narayan, who presented some of her rare performance which she used to perform in 70’s. She presented some parts based on Khalil Gibran’s work that she came up with in 1973 and Omar Khayyam’s in 1978.Spotted during the evening were guests- HE Michael Steiner (German Ambassador to India),Eliese Steiner, Bhajan Sopori, Arpana Sopori, Herbert Traxl, Abhay Rustum Sopori, Sakshi Gupta, Shalu Sabharwal, Saby Singh, Ravi Kalra, Jatinder Vir Singh, Avikar Raj, Ajay Aggarwal and others.