Hans Akela – Kumar Gandharva: Documentary

Kumar Gandharva

Kumar Gandharva or Shivaputra Siddharamayya Komkalimath was a Hindustani classical singer, well known for his unique vocal style and his refusal to be bound by the tradition of any gharana. A biographical documentary by the Film Division of India that throws light into some of the rarest aspects of the life of one of the most versatile vocalists of Indian classical tradition.

 Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Documentary director by Gulzar

This is a biographical film on Bhimsen Joshi who is undoubtedly the singer of this century.An exponent of the Kirana Gharana he is equally at ease with lighter varieties such as ‘Bhajans’ and stage shows. His guru’s have taught him not to be gimmicky and therefore he remains one of the most sought after vocalists at most prestigious music concerts.

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