An exponent of Rabindra sangeet, a pioneer of film music in Bengali and Hindi Cinema, a music composer and a singer- one man with an array of talents left an indelible footprint in the history of cinema. Commemorating the memories of this multifarious artist, Kamani auditorium witnessed a melodious evening on 10 April to pay a tribute to the Indian music legend- Pankaj Mallick.
The musical evening was organised by Pankaj Mullick Music and Art Foundation.
Star artists, Jhinuk Gupta and Rajib Gupta, spellbound the audience with the legend's eternal songs and immortal compositions. It was a celebration of his musical genius through an ode to his film songs, ghazals, bhajans, rabindrasangeet and bangla adhunik. It just did not end there. The audience was further taken through a journey, using video projections to describe the historical facts associated with his songs.
The only grandson of the late music maestro, Rajib Gupta shared anecdotes from his grandfather's life, adding, 'This evening is to connect the present generation of music lovers and the heritage of Indian music.'
Pankaj Mullick- The Reel Story, a documentary directed by Rajib was screened for the fans to give them a glimpse of the late artist who gained stupendous achievements and added a many feathers to his cap through the journey of his life.