Padma Vibhushan Gaan Saraswati Kishoritai Amonkar to receive 16th Uttam Vag-Geykar Jialal Vasant Award
This is to confirm that Padma Vibhushan Gaan Saraswati Kishoritai Amonkar is going to receive 16th Uttam Vag-Geykar Jialal Vasant Award on 27th February 2016 at Ajivasan,Juhu in Mumbai.
Acharya Jialal Vasant Sangeet Niketan bestowed the Uttam Vag- Geykar Jialal Vasant Award 2016 and will be given to Padma Vibhushan Gaan Saraswati Kishoritai Amonkar on 27th February at 6.30 pm at Ajivasan,Next to SNDT College, Juhu Road, Santacruz West, Mumbai.
The award will be presented by living legend of Theatre Dr.Vijaya Mehta.The Tabla Maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain and Pandit Raghunandan Panshikar ( Vocal) will perform on this occasion.The award was initiated in 2001 which was given to Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj.
The Other names who have won the AWARD ARE-
2002 – Pt. Shivkumar Sharma
2003 – Pt. Balamurti Krishnanji
2004 – Pt. Bhimsen Joshi ji
2005 – Pt. Ramnarayan ji
2006 – Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia ji
2007 – Smt. Lata Mangeshkar ji
2008 – Smt. Hema Malini ji
2009 – Ustad Zakir Hussain
2010 – Pt. Vishwamohan Bhatt ji
2011 – Dr. L Subramaniam
2012 – Pt. Ajoy Chakraborty
2013 – Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
2014 – Ustad Gulam Mustafa Khan
2015 – Padmabhushan Asha Bhosle