MUMBAI: FEBRUARY, 2018: Kala Ghoda Arts Festival – Reloaded at one of the premium address in western suburbs – Runwal Elegante saw art lovers enjoying the evening.
A must visit for many art lovers, the art festival has garnered equal fervor among the locale and visitors who throng the festival from all corners of the city and outstation to enjoy the eclectic mix of arts, music and culture exchange. The on-going festival includes over 20 Art installations, an Art Gallery displaying works of popular artists around the country. There are various art workshops for the children, Live Band, and performances at the venue. Some of the noted artists whose works are on display at the Art Gallery and Installations are M F Hussain, Raza, Shreehari Bhosale, Vaikunth, Suhas Roy, Laxma Goud, Achyut Palav, Shola Carletti and other prominent names from the world of art. Besides all things artistic, there is the regular flea bazar which makes the aesthetic location a fun weekend for the entire family at the festival.
Flutiest Suleiman, winner of the popular TV show India’s Got Talent mesmerized the crowd with his soulful performance. The sundowner performance by the 13-year-old was met with happy cheers by the crowd. The child maestro has trained under Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia and had started taking his flute lessons from his father at the age of three. Soon Suleiman kickstarted performing as a child at the early age of 5yrs and since then has gone on to win various talent shows.
“I have always known about Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is the most popular event in the country and I thoroughly enjoyed the energy at the festival. It is so humbling to see the family and kids especially respond to my music the way they do. I look forward to coming back soon for another performance at this beautiful venue at Runwal” said the young artist. On being asked about his favorite cartoon character he was quick to reply – Doremon. “I love Bollywood action movies and my favorite actors are John Abraham and Hrithik Roshan.”
Runwal Elegante, a landmark building renowned for its artistic structure in the western suburbs was pleased to partner with the popular art festival when approached. “Runwal group aspires to help realize the dreams of the people who have an eye for anything artistic. Creating every aspect of the building from interior to amenities provided makes for an artistic and fine living,” said Sandeep Runwal, MD Runwal Group, “The festival extending to the suburbs is the biggest highlight and makes for a great association. We are proud to host such an iconic festival at Runwal Elegante.”
The event concludes today with a book reading session by Divya Dutta and some more popular artists performances from the various background in arts, film, and television.