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Kun Faya Koon.. Sufi Verses of Love
January 3, 7:30 pm
“Kun Faya Koon- Sufi Verses of Love” is a lovingly curated set of mysical poetry from the Sufis, saints and poets of the sub-continent, woven into a thematic presentation, scripted and narrated by Suhail Akhtar Warsi. Sung by the soulful Indian Classical Sufi singer, Smita Rao Bellur, this show brings to the fore, some authentic Sufiana Qawwali, Sufi geet and Sufiana Ghazal, interspersed with delightful insights, anecdotes and flourishes by Suhail Akhtar Warsi
Smita Rao Bellur, is the first female artiste to be accepted into the linage of – Sufi Qawwali singing of the Warsi tradition (Hyderabad). With more than 400 shows and years of classical Khayal taleem, in depth understanding of the concepts of mysticism, Smita’s concerts are known for being soul-stirring, aesthetic and energetically aligned to the central narrative – celebrating the ‘Divine Beloved’.
Accompanied on Tabla – Ashish Ragwani, Dholak and percussion – Deven Toraskar, Sarangi – Farooque Lateef Khan, Harmonium – Vinod Padge, Bass Guitar – Sidhesh Borkar