Amitabh Bachchan to Present ‘Uttam Vag-Geykar’ Award to Pt. Birju Maharaj at Ajivasan’s 17th ‘Vasantotsav’


Mumbai, India

Ajivasan Music Academy is back with the 17th edition of “Vasantotsav”, the celebration of music and culture! This year the Uttam Vag Geykar Award would be presented to none other than Padma Vibhushan Pandit Birju Maharaj and the award would be given away by living legend Amitabh Bachchan.


Vasantotsav 2017

Making the evening even more memorable with their performances would be two of the finest Indian musicians, Ustad Rashid Khan and Ustad Zakir Hussain. Details of the event –

Date  Sunday, 26th February 2017
Time  5.45 pm onwards
Venue  Jade Ballroom, Sahara Star Hotel, Mumbai


About Vasantotsav

Vasantotsav is a tribute to Acharya Jialal Vasant, the founder of Ajivasan, one of the most reputed music institutes in Mumbai and abroad. Every year Acharya Jialal Vasant Sangeet Niketan honours an eminent artiste with ‘Uttam Vag-Geykar Jialal Vasant Award’. This award has been instituted in 2001 in honour of Acharya Jialal Vasant who himself was an Uttam Vag-Geykar – an accomplished musician, proficient in all three fields of music i.e. Vocal, Instrumental Music and Dance.