DD Bharati to telecast folk music show 'Mangal Chowk'

NEW DELHI: Doordarshan Bharati is to telecast Mangal Chowk to revive the old glory and melodious voices of some of the finest folk singers the nation has produced and also some from across the borders.

The series will be aired from 7 March onwards, every Saturday at 9 pm and repeat next day at 5 am and 1 pm.

The series showcases some of the popular and renowned folk singers like Allah Jilai Bai, Vindhyavasini Devi, Teejan Bai, Wadali Brothers and Reshma amongst others.

Speaking about Mangal Chowk, writer and author Yatinder Mishra said, ?The series is solely dedicated to Indian traditional folk music exhibiting various forms of Sufi singing that will surely bring the masses close to the cultural heritage of our country; it is a musical treat for the folk music lovers.?

Elaborating on the seris, thumri singer Dr Kumud Diwan added, ?The series assumes the special significance with a view to promote and propagate the Maand, Sufi and Bhakti styles of singing, which is an important part of Indian folk music and is prevalent in different regions of India.?

The series focus on various genres of popular folk music (namely Qawwali, Bhajan in Sufi style and many more). Mangal Chowk has been beautifully conceived and thoughtfully carved keeping the viewers eternal love for Folk music in view. Mangal Chowk will travel from various styles of folk singing such as Margi (Bhakti Sangeet) and Desi Sangeet, which will quench the thirst of the folk music lovers.

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