Songdew, an Indian platform for artists to distribute, promote and release music, on 1st January 2021, unveiled its unique tribute to Indian poetry legend- Dr. Rahat Indori who passed away earlier this year. The tribute – Dr Rahat Indori, Ek Alag Pehchaan is in the form of a unique initiative where in 9 outstanding indie musicians have composed 9 celebrated ghazals/poems written by Dr Rahat Indori. Each song is also accompanied by 9 pieces of art made by some of the best Indian artists of India, inspired by the ghazals written by Rahat Sahab and the compositions created by the musicians.
The musicians who are a part of this initiative are Osho Jain, Fiddlecraft, Bawari Basanti, Mansimran-Harshit, The Tapi Project, Harpreet Singh, Rupam Bhuyan, Prateek Gandhi & Aashran. The celebrated artists who have created paintings inspired by the compositions and writings of Dr Rahat Indori include Suraj Gogi Pal, Sanjay Bhattacharya, Asit Patnaik, Jagannath Paul, Laxman Aelay, Partha Bhattacharya, Soni Khanna, Siddharth & Mukesh Sah.
“Dr. Indori was famous for his fearlessness with words and his way of expression. There are so many treasures that he had left behind for us. We felt it was important to celebrate his life and do something fitting from not just Songdew but the music industry. It is amazing to see these musicians and artists coming together and creating brilliant compositions and paintings. We are sure that this initiative would make millions of fans of Rahat Sahab, once again relish his timeless writing in a completely new way and will keep inspiring the generations ahead with his writing“ said Sunil Khanna, Founder of songdew.com and