Jashn-e-Talat by Sahar Zaman : Amulti-performance tribute to the legend TALAT MAHMOOD, with special guest appearance by Talat Aziz and performances by Radhika Chopra, Vidha Lal and Sanjeev Choudhury along with young college talent hosted by RJ Sachin at 6.30pm on Sunday, March 4th, 2018 at India Islamic Cultural Centre, 87-88, Lodhi Road, Delhi
The legend’s grand niece Sahar Zaman, a journalist and curator by profession, has put together this special evening dedicated to his music. The main effort is to re-live the charm of these classic melodies while reaching out to the youth of today. This is a multi-perfromance tribute, involving the participation of singers, dancers and artists for an action packed evening of gentle music.
One of the most popular singers of the Indian film industry, known for his soft velvety voice. He was a significant part of the Golden Era of the Indian music film industry, gave several memorable hits from the ‘40s – ‘70s. Known as the King of Ghazals, he was the first to bring the genre of ghazals to mainstream music of the film industry. He was the voice for all top actors including Dilip Kumar, Dev Anand, Raj Kapoor and Sunil Dutt, to name a few.
When interviewed at the Joe Franklin Show, he was introduced to American audiences as ‘Frank Sinatra of India’. He toured all over the globe, performing to packed halls such as Royal Albert Hall, London and the Madison Square, USA.