Rita Ganguly travels intense into her musical memory lanes

Posted by Kaahon Desk On October 25, 2014

Recalling the memories of her idols, one of the most important performing artists of our time and essentially a classical music artist Rita Ganguly vehemently argues against the notion of rivalry between Begum Akhtar and Siddheshwari Devi. She also sheds light on the misconception about Begum Akhtar being a tawaif, elucidating the socio-historical factors surrounding the system. She also speaks with utter reverence about Siddheshwari Devi praising not only her musical skills but her serious and innovative engagement with the subjects.

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