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In pictures: ‘Trimurti: Chapter TWO’ celebrates ‘nari shakti’ with three generations coming together

Usha Uthup, Iman Chakraborty and Lopamudra Mitra perform in music concert in Kolkata

By Pooja Mitra | Published 05.03.24, 01:44 PM
1/11 Kolkata witnessed a musical evening on the first Saturday of March with three generations of musicians coming together. ‘Trimurti: Chapter TWO’ — a musical extravaganza had Padma Bhushan awardee Usha Uthup, Lopamudra Mitra and Iman Chakraborty (L to R) perform together in a concert at Nazrul Mancha

Kolkata witnessed a musical evening on the first Saturday of March with three generations of musicians coming together. ‘Trimurti: Chapter TWO’ — a musical extravaganza had Padma Bhushan awardee Usha Uthup, Lopamudra Mitra and Iman Chakraborty (L to R) perform together in a concert at Nazrul Mancha

All photographs by Amit Pramanik
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2/11 The concert took off with Lopamudra Mitra taking the stage with a Tagore classic — ‘Anandaloke mangalaloke’, paying tribute to her father and guru on his death anniversary. ‘E ki labanye purna pran’ was another Rabindrasangeet that Lopamudra mesmerised the audience with

The concert took off with Lopamudra Mitra taking the stage with a Tagore classic — ‘Anandaloke mangalaloke’, paying tribute to her father and guru on his death anniversary. ‘E ki labanye purna pran’ was another Rabindrasangeet that Lopamudra mesmerised the audience with

3/11 The singer soon moved on to her popular numbers like ‘Amar mawtey tor moton’, ‘Gota prithibita hobe onyo desh’, ‘Thik jekhane diner shuru’, ‘Dhadhina natina’ and ‘Benimadhab’. She also sang a Jhumur ‘Ekta kalo bhromor’

The singer soon moved on to her popular numbers like ‘Amar mawtey tor moton’, ‘Gota prithibita hobe onyo desh’, ‘Thik jekhane diner shuru’, ‘Dhadhina natina’ and ‘Benimadhab’. She also sang a Jhumur ‘Ekta kalo bhromor’

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4/11 Iman, who is recovering from a leg injury, kept the audience on its toes with her scintillating performance. Her first song for the gig was ‘Aigiri Nandini’. She swiftly moved on to her chartbuster ‘Tapa Tini’, engaging in a fun banter with Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee, who was seen enjoying the concert thoroughly

Iman, who is recovering from a leg injury, kept the audience on its toes with her scintillating performance. Her first song for the gig was ‘Aigiri Nandini’. She swiftly moved on to her chartbuster ‘Tapa Tini’, engaging in a fun banter with Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee, who was seen enjoying the concert thoroughly

5/11 Iman, too, sang a Rabindrasangeet ‘Majhe majhe tobo’ and showcased her vocal prowess with a Dhamail number from Bangladesh called ‘Chand uthechhe oi’, amalgamating it with ‘Sohag chand badani’. From Moheener Ghoraguli’s ‘Bhebe dekhechho ki’ to its Hindi rendition ‘Bheegi bheegi’, the viral ‘Alada alada’ from the film ‘Ardhangini’ to ‘Rangabati’, Iman grooved and made her audience do the same. She ended her set with ‘Tume jaakey bhalobaso’ from ‘Praktan’

Iman, too, sang a Rabindrasangeet ‘Majhe majhe tobo’ and showcased her vocal prowess with a Dhamail number from Bangladesh called ‘Chand uthechhe oi’, amalgamating it with ‘Sohag chand badani’. From Moheener Ghoraguli’s ‘Bhebe dekhechho ki’ to its Hindi rendition ‘Bheegi bheegi’, the viral ‘Alada alada’ from the film ‘Ardhangini’ to ‘Rangabati’, Iman grooved and made her audience do the same. She ended her set with ‘Tume jaakey bhalobaso’ from ‘Praktan’

6/11 Usha Uthup, who was sitting backstage listening to Iman perform soon took centrestage and in no time the audience broke into a dance. Fifty-four years of being a performer, Usha has a special reciprocal relationship with music lovers. While her first song was ‘I love music’, RD Burman’s ‘Tumi koto je durey’ and ‘Hai ye maya’ from ‘Don 2’ soon added to the vibe

Usha Uthup, who was sitting backstage listening to Iman perform soon took centrestage and in no time the audience broke into a dance. Fifty-four years of being a performer, Usha has a special reciprocal relationship with music lovers. While her first song was ‘I love music’, RD Burman’s ‘Tumi koto je durey’ and ‘Hai ye maya’ from ‘Don 2’ soon added to the vibe

7/11 Iman, who also stayed backstage to watch her ‘Ushadi’ perform, joined the veteran singer on stage. Usha’s set was a mix of solo numbers and medleys with popular songs like ‘Jaane jaa’, ‘Duniya mein logon ko’, ‘Monica, oh my darling’, ‘Aa dekhe zara’ and ‘Hare Krishna’

Iman, who also stayed backstage to watch her ‘Ushadi’ perform, joined the veteran singer on stage. Usha’s set was a mix of solo numbers and medleys with popular songs like ‘Jaane jaa’, ‘Duniya mein logon ko’, ‘Monica, oh my darling’, ‘Aa dekhe zara’ and ‘Hare Krishna’

8/11 Foot-tapping Bengali songs like ‘Uri uri baba’ kept the audience on its feet. There was a touch of romance as well as Usha sang ‘Mone megh’ and ‘Bulleya’

Foot-tapping Bengali songs like ‘Uri uri baba’ kept the audience on its feet. There was a touch of romance as well as Usha sang ‘Mone megh’ and ‘Bulleya’

9/11 Music aficionados showed their moves on ‘Tune mari entriyaan’’, ‘Jamal kudu’, ‘Senorita’ and ‘Darling’, not missing a lyric or a beat

Music aficionados showed their moves on ‘Tune mari entriyaan’’, ‘Jamal kudu’, ‘Senorita’ and ‘Darling’, not missing a lyric or a beat

10/11 Usha paid homage to KK with the song ‘Pal’ as the audience joined her, flashing torches. Her last song was the evergreen hit number ‘Kolkata, Kolkata, don’t worry, Kolkata’

Usha paid homage to KK with the song ‘Pal’ as the audience joined her, flashing torches. Her last song was the evergreen hit number ‘Kolkata, Kolkata, don’t worry, Kolkata’

11/11 The event had a sweet ending with the ‘nari shakti’ triumvirate cutting a cake as the audience cheered for the ‘Trimurti’

The event had a sweet ending with the ‘nari shakti’ triumvirate cutting a cake as the audience cheered for the ‘Trimurti’

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