NAAD Foundation organised a concert by Maestro Ustad Gulam Ali on 24th November, 2011, at Tagore Theatre, Sector-18, Chandigarh. “GHULAM ALI” the singing sensation has enthralled audiences all over the world for almost four decades. His background as a Thumri singer makes him an exceptional ghazal singer. Ghulam Ali can easily be termed as the most versatile ghazal singer ever.
The legendary maestro established an instant rapport as he explained the raga structure and finer nuances of his ghazals to the audience in the jam-packed theatre. Despite indisposition and a sore throat, he maintained his tradition of excellence in depicting the lyrical
During the captivating concert, noted playback singer and ghazal virtuoso, Vinod Sehgal, a foremost disciple of ghazal king Jagjit Singh, displayed his versatility with his hit ghazals. Sehgal paid tributes to his guru by presenting his ghazal “Aadmi aadmi ko kya dega” before his popular numbers “Hain aur bhi duniyan” and “Koi din agar zindgani” from Mirza Gahlib and “Chhod ayae voh galiyan” from the film “Machis”. He rendered self-composed ghazals like “Ikk dua ne” and “Agar talaash karun” to perfection.