27 June 2017
In Praise of that Angel Face (Zikr Us Parivash Ka)/Overtone Double Bill - Hindi & Urdu – English subtitles/Tamil with English subtitles.As one of the last great courtesans of India, Begum Akhtar was called Malika-e-Ghazal (Queen of the Ghazal) for her legendary voice. She sang the ghazal, dadra and thumri genres of north Indian Hindustani classical music. This gem of a documentary weaves together rare footage and stories of those who remember her with fondness. Overtone traces the origin of South Indian Carnatic classical music with a vivid picture of legendary percussionist Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman.