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    Summary: Manilal is a living repository of the Bishnupur Gharana of which he has been a lifelong proponent. As a disciple of the Bishnupur gharana, I evidently had my disciplined tutelage under my father Sangeetacharya Gokul Nag. Had your father toured abroad, do you believe things would have changed for the Bishnupur gharana? In the early and mid-twentieth century India, Bishnupur Gharana was well-known. What does the future hold for Bishnupur gharana?

    Sitar maestro Pt. Manilal Nag recently turned 79. Some of his admirers, students and family converged at his North Kolkata residence to convey their greetings to the maestro, who prefers to live in relative seclusion , As Reported By Hindu.

    According to the Newspaper,Almost eight decades immersed in music, Pt. Manilal is a living repository of the Bishnupur Gharana of which he has been a lifelong proponent. Numerous performances and several top honours later, little is known about the man and his music.

    Source: http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/music/veteran-sitar-artiste-manilal-nag-talks-about-his-journey-and-bishnupur-gharana/article19845745.ece


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