Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

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Ghansham Santdas Vaswani

Name Ghansham Santdas Vaswani
Date of Birth : Mumbai
Place of Birth : 24-8-1954
Academic Attainments          : B.Sc., L.L.B., D.M.M.
Permanent Residential
: Gulmohar’,  2/53 Roopnagar,
Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051
Telephone Nos. : (R) 91-22-2644 2103

Significant Literary Achievements/ Contributions :

He has several Cassettes & CDs to his credit.  A few most significant are given below :
1.    ‘Sachal Sarmast’,  (Sachal’s Kalaams), poems of famous poet Sachal, 1995.
2     ‘Sik Sajan Jee’ (Fragrance of Beloved), Bhajan & Kalaams, 1998 by Tips.
3     ‘Dulah Shah Ja Doha’ (Couplets Of God of Water Jhulelal),
       Dohiras, 2001 by Tips.
4     ‘Jhulelal Jhulelal’ (Repeated Recitation Of God Of Water), Dhuni, 2001.
5     ‘Jhulelal Bera Paar’ (Trust Jhulelal You Will Sail through), Bhajjans, 1996, T Series.
6     ‘Sindhi Sangeet’ (Sindhi Music), Bhajans & Kalams(Vol. I &   II), by CBS.        
7     ‘Sai Parmeshwar’ Bhajans of Shirdi Sai Baba’s Glory,  by Weston.  

Recognition By Way Of Award/ Honours :

    Gold Medal, 1995 (At Mumbai by Pt. Prakash Bharadwaj).
    Gold Medal, 1993 (At Jaipur by Justice Indersen Israni), 1993
•    Trophy, 1999 (At Mumbai by ‘Murk’ Publications in Memory of Bhagwanti Navani).           

In addition to the above Ghansham has also been felicitated / honoured by several Panchayats/ Associations all over the country and abroad.

Additional Information :

i)    As top grade artiste (A+) of Akashwani and Doordarhsan, Ghanshyam has given several outstanding performances.  He has traveled to number of countries all over the world. He was also invited at Sindhi Sammelans held in U.S.A. He  has sung and composed music for the popular Dance Ballet in Sindhi “Sindh Muhinjee Amma” (Sind Is My Mother).  He is much sought after artiste at most Sindhi cultural programme.
ii)   After having initial training from his father Santdas Vaswani (who was also a great Sindhi & Shastrya Singer), he received further comprehensive training from renowned stalwarts, like Ghazal Samrat Jagjit Singh, Sushila Pohankar and Pt. Rajaram Shukla.  He is also a renowned Urdu Ghazal singer and has won several laurels.

Finale :

Ghansham came in limelight by virtue of his being a disciple of famous Jagjit Singh, who gave Urdu Ghazal a distinct & rare dimension. He has number of audio cassettes to his credit. Like his mentor, he also excels in ‘Ghazal’ renderings, which he sings with stress on purity of sound and diction.

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