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Requiem in Raga Janki Read Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free á Allahabad early twentieth century The British rule across India but Avadhi culture is thriving In this city where singers musicians and poets assemble a star emerges Janki Bai Ilahabadi enthrals listeners wherever she performs and counts as Allahabad early twentieth century The British rule across India but Avadhi culture is thriving In this city where singers musicians and poets assemble a star emerges Janki Bai Ilahabadi enthrals listeners wherever she performs and counts as her fans maharajas and maharanis poets and judges nawabs and government officials everyone. Neelum Saran Gour's 'Reuiem in Raga Janki' had me in a state of raptureAbout the life and times of the famous singer Janki Bai Ilahabadi Gour's historical novel is a feat of the imagination It animates the kotha world vividly pays due attention to all significant relationships of its protagonist brings alive some of the scope and tradition of Hindustani music for even the most indifferent ones I fit the type and excels at the task of showing celebrities of a different century as living breathing creatures each with their own mix of tantrums kindness vanity generosity et al The novel is set firm in its setting but misses no opportunity to speak tofor our times One of its highlights for me was Janki's first meeting with the poet Akbar Ilahabadi I really thought sparks were flying out of my kindle Janki's first interaction with Gauhar Jan was another high point Gauhar who was a contemporary 'beautiful' and famous than Janki did not manage her finances as deftly as Janki did and the novel makes the reader aware of this only latently not as a case of belaboring its protagonist's 'superiority' as a less wise writer might have triedGour's novel is easily among the best Indian novels in this century However it has somehow not received the attention that it deserves at least I think so; though it won the Hindu Literary Prize last year I strongly recommend it to all my writing reading friends Frankly the book should have been an Indian literary export; for I don't see why it would not have succeeded internationally I hope that it continues to interest award juries I also hope that it interests Indian filmmakers

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She is Janki 'Chhappan Chhuri' Janki of the fifty six knives attacked in her youth she survives miraculously Brought up in a nautch house she rises to become the ueen of Allahabad her voice taking her from penury to palaces and royal durbarsBased on the real life story of Hindustani singer Janki Bai Ilahabadi 1880 1934 Reuiem in. Title Reuiem in Raga JankiAuthor Neelum Saran GaurPublisher Penguin Random HousePages 370Rating 4⭐5Set in the city of Allahabadduring early twentieth centuryThere British rule across India but Avadhi culture is thrivingIn this city where singers musicians and poets assemble a star emergesJanki Bai Ilahabadi also popularly known as 'Chhappan Chhuri' due to fifty six knives attacked in her youth that she survives miraculously Brought up in a nautch houseafter the family is abandoned by the fatherjust after the 56 knives thing ultimately she rises to become the ueen of Allahabad her voice taking her from penury to palaces and royal durbarsAnd the best thing it is based on the real life story of Hindustani singer Janki Bai Ilahabadi 1880 1934 Writing is so elaborate with beautiful visual and other sensory elementsthat you feel what the characters are feeing smell what they are smelling But also this is one of those book when you realise that even after 100 pages story has moved forward very less because everything is so elaborate and detailed if you have loved the God of small thingssurely you'll enjoy thisReuiem in Raga Janki is the beautifully rendered tale of one of India's unknown gems Moving from Hindustani classical music's earliest times to the age of the gramophone from Tansen's mysticism to Hassu Khan's stringent opposition of recordings this is a novel that brings to life a golden era of music through the eyes of a gifted performer

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Requiem in Raga JankiRaga Janki is the beautifully rendered tale of one of India's unknown gems Moving from Hindustani classical music's earliest times to the age of the gramophone from Tansen's mysticism to Hassu Khan's stringent opposition of recordings this is a novel that brings to life a golden era of music through the eyes of a gifted performe. What a beautiful book I read and I re read while reading it I did not want to let it go Beautiful verse tracing the life of Janki Illahbadi The repartee with Akbar Illahbadi was probably my most favorite Tragic in some parts moving in some and beautiful all through If you love music or curious about Benaras and Allahbad Pre independence or the Baisa Tawaifs gramophone recordings read this Can’t reccomend it enough