Delhi, Jan 14, 2017: The family of late poet and writer-lyricist Kaifi Azmi will be hosting a musical evening here on his 98th birth anniversary on Saturday.
The musical evening will be held at his residence Janki Kutir in Juhu here. His daughter and actress Shabana Azmi said: “Every nook and corner of Kaifi and Shaukat’s 25, Janki Kutir is replete with memories of evenings spent with the all-time great artists from film, theatre, music and poetry. This is my brother Baba’s tribute to abba and a beautiful opportunity for young artists.”
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The evening will see performances by music directors like Anu Malik, Lalit Pandit, Raju Singh.
Singers like Sunidhi Chauhan, Alka Yagnik, Hariharan, Roop Kumar-Sonali Rathod, Talat Aziz will be joined by many budding singers for the musical evening.
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“It will be an open house and a big squeeze at the Janki Kutir where my parents raised me and my brother. But everyone will be happy to squat on ‘gaddas’ (mattress) and snack on cutting ‘chai’ (tea) and vada pav. It will be an emotional evening for the family,” Shabana added. (IANS)
Music streaming app Gaana, in partnership with Google Playstore, launched an instant app for music lovers on Monday for those who want to experience the app without downloading it.
Android users can now simply click on the try now button on Gaana’s Playstore page to enjoy a native app experience, the company said in a statement.
“It’s heartening to be the first music app in the world to host an instant app experience. This launch is a part of our company-wide focus on product innovation that introduces a wider section of the country’s online population to music streaming, and it’s already reaping rewards,” Prashan Agarwal, CEO Gaana said.
“We have registered a five per cent surge in app installs per day as more people are realising the convenience of being able to listen to their favourite songs anytime anywhere even before they download our app.
“Our team is working on many more first-of-its-kind products that would help us invite an entire generation of first-time users into the world of music streaming,” he added.
The new instant app aims to offer users a taste of all major functionalities of the main app like browsing for songs/playlists, trending music, search on entire 45 million libraries and listening to songs.