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People enjoyed my bhajans in multiple languages in Chicago: Abhijit Ghoshal

Abhijit Ghoshal, who is a singer to reckon with,has made a name in the genre of devotional music. Recently the singer was invited by the Bengali association in Greater Chicago for a Bollywood  concert and the crowds were mesmerised by his performance. Later, he was also invited by a Jain temple to perform and he sang bhajans in Gujarati and many other languages. All of these were his original compositions and the singer got a huge round of applause.

He said, “I received a lot of love from the NRIs in the US. Although being a Bengali, I was singing in many other languages and not once they found it to be different. In fact, they enjoyed it so much that the association invited me to come in the future too. Also, versatility is important and so I felt that singing in multiple languages helps me connect with people.”

Abhijit has won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 11 times. Ghoshal is now an acclaimed singer in Bollywood and he performs in 14 different languages. He has worked with popular artists like Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Kavita Krishnamurti, Sadhna Sargam, Shaan, Louiz Banks and many more.

A versatile singer, Ghoshal, who has successfully sung Bollywood songs, Geets n Ghazals is now a name in the Bhajan segment- the devotional genre of music. He has sung soulful bhajans of Sai, Kabeer, Tulsi, Durga, Kali, Nirgun, and Sufi. Ghoshal has also launched his new album based on Sai Bhajans, ‘Sainath Aao’ last year.

Abhijit Ghoshal’s music touches hearts on Army Day

Tuesday, January 15 is celebrated as Army Day and musician Abhijit Ghoshal made it really worthwhile for the families of army officers in Mumbai. At Mira Road sector 3, around 160 personnel from Armed Forces, including widows of martyrs, were felicitated at an event by civilians staying in Srishti sec 3. Abhijit paid a tribute by rendering a beautiful song composed by himself and written by Suresh Tiwari Yassh.

Abhijit says, “Every song that I compose comes from heartfelt emotions. This song was made for the martys and their supreme sacrifice for the Motherland. Seeing the tears in everyone’s eyes was the testimony that the song touched their hearts n emotions. It said- भारत माँ की सेवा में लगा हर सैनिक मेरा भाई है (Every soldier serving the motherland is my brother)।”

Abhijit’s music instantly struck a chord not only with the masses but also with the persons in uniform which is a matter of great pride. Abhijit has won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 11 times. Ghoshal is now an acclaimed singer in Bollywood and he performs in 14 different languages. He has worked with popular artists like Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Kavita Krishnamurti, Shaan, Louiz Banks and many more.

A versatile singer, Ghoshal, who has successfully sung Bollywood songs, Geets n Ghazals is now a name in the Bhajan segment- the devotional genre of music. He has sung soulful bhajans of Sai, Kabeer, Tulsi, Durga, Kali, Nirgun, and Sufi. Ghoshal also launched his new album based on Sai Bhajans, ‘Sainath Aao’ last year.

Abhijit Ghoshal: I am touched by Annu Kapoor’s depth of knowledge

Lately Music Wizard Abhijit Ghoshal was part of Jashn-e-Rekhta, a three day festival which is celebrated annually in Delhi and it is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Urdu language, literature and culture.

Here Abhijit shared stage with actor Annu Kapoor. The performance was at Major DhyanChand national stadium New Delhi,where Abhijit and Parul Mishra were singing to the storyline narrated by Annu Kapoor.

Everyone knows that Annuji is a stalwart when it comes to an in depth knowledge of Indian music and films.He also sings very well. Abhijit was highly impressed by his impromptu presentation before thousands of music connoisseurs present there.

He said, “I sang some of the most popular Bollywood hits of Majrooh Sultanpuri Saab and loved the way the huge audience applauded by joining in with their vocals. And just like me, the viewers were impressed by Annuji’s deep knowledge of any subject. He knows the history, relevance and is able to keep viewers connected with artists like us through his knowledge. I am happy and honored that I got to share the stage with Annu Kapoor.”

Meanwhile, the event had popular celebs like Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi, Vishal Bhardwaj and many more.

Anup Jalota launches Abhijit Ghoshal’s Sai Album SAINATH AAO

Abhijit Ghoshal’s Bhajan album “Sainath Aao” was launched by Bhajan maestro Anup Jalota in a grand ceremony.  Ghoshal is a singer to reckon with and in addition to Bollywood  music,  he has made a name in the genre of devotional music.

At the event Anup Jalota said, “For the genre of devotional  music to flourish and thrive further in the future,  one needs a torch bearer and Abhijit is one such gem who is now ready to lead the genre in the right direction. He is an accomplished musician  and effectively sings a variety of songs. He also has the power to make people dance and enjoy his music.”

The event also saw music stalwarts like Pt. Ronu Majumdar – Flute exponent, Kuldeep Singh ji – Music Director, Smt Tulika Ghosh – classical vocalist and Abhijit’s guru,present.

Mumbai’s Income Tax Commissioner Mr. Virendra Ojha and Abhijit’s friends from the Army and Air force were also present to show their support to Abhijit.

All in all it was a beautiful event which had talented musicians of the country express their love and support towards Abhijit and the devotional music genre.

Abhijit Ghoshal to venture into devotional music now

Music reality shows have discovered gems in playback singing and Abhijeet Ghoshal who has won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 11 times is no longer just a winner of a reality show. He had left the competition voluntarily and later went on to pursue a career in music. For someone who left his secure job to pursue music, Abhijeet has come a long way. He says, “Winning 11 times, and thereafter leaving the contest undefeated, that too voluntarily, was a wonderful experience. I would like to emphasise that Saregamapa did not have this SMS voting system then. I was judged by the virtuosos of classical as well as film music of the country like Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia, Ustad Vilayat Khan, Naushad Saab, Ustad Rashid Khan. So, it was no mean feat.”

Abhijit is now, an acclaimed singer in Bollywood and has sung Jashn Hai Jeet Ka from the Salman Khan and Ajay Devgun starer London Dreams under Shanker Ehsaan Loy. He sings in 14 different languages. He has worked with Louis Banks,  Kavita Krishnamurti, Shaan, Alka Yagnik, and many more. A versatile singer, Ghoshal, who has successfully sung Bollywood songs, Ghazals, Sufi music, is now planning to make a foray in the Bhajan genre of music.

In his concerts under the name Bhajan Pravaah he sings soulful bhajans from Sai, Kabeer, Tulsi, Durga, Kali, Nirgun, and Sufi. Most of these are fresh soul touching and rhythmic compositions.  Ask the singer what drove him to singing bhajans and he says, “Lataji (Mangeshkar) has a vast repertoire of bhajans. Even Manna Dey used to sing beautiful bhajans. Anup Jalota sings soulful bhajans too. There is a certain peace and contentment I get when I sing bhajans. Bhajans are spiritual and connect with the soul. Also, each festival has a bhajan associated with it. I feel a deep connect with God when I get an opportunity to sing a beautiful bhajan.”

Abhijit will soon launch his new album based on Sai Bhajans, ‘Sainath Aao’, in the second week of August. The launch will see the stalwarts of soulful music like Anup Jalota,  Kavita Krishnamurty attend it.

Abhijit wants to work with many composers in the future and feels there is no shortcut to success. He says, “I have huge faith in karma. I believe one needs to focus on one’s work and leave the rest to God.”