Colours of Celebration: an evening of Khayal with Nishant Panicker

Colours of Celebration: an evening of Khayal with Nishant Panicker

Ticket Price: ₹ 300
Genre:Indian Classical Music
Duration:70 mins
Age:8 years and above
Presented By:Nishant Panicker
Location:JAGRITI, Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Road, Whitefield, Bengaluru, 560066
Event Date & Time
Sat-20-Mar | 06:30 PM

In this Hindustani vocal recital, Nishant will perform some evening melodies in celebration of spring and the hopeful days ahead, rendered in the Agra-Atrauli tradition of music.  

Artist Bio

Nishant Panicker, 22 years old, was initiated into Hindustani classical music at the age of six.

He received vocal lessons and early inspiration from the sarod maestro Pandit Rajeev Taranath. When Taranathji moved to Mysore, he entrusted Nishant to Vidushi Lalith J. Rao, doyenne of the Agra-Atrauli Gharana. With Lalithji’s caring, encouraging and astute guidance over the past twelve years, Nishant has blossomed into a delightful performer with confidence and skill in raga vistaar, layakari and bol banaav, in line with the Agra tradition. At 18, Nishant was among the youngest in the country to have received the prestigious NCPA Hindustani Vocal Scholarship 2016-17. A regular performer in Sunaad, Nishant has sung in many productions and is also an avid Kathak dancer, with over twelve years of training, He graduated with a B.Sc. in Biology from Azim Premji University, Bangalore and is going on to pursue a PhD in Systems Biology from the University of Pittsburgh.


Jagriti is a Performance Arts space dedicated to Theatre, Music, Dance and Comedy. Founded in 2011 by Arundhati and Jagdish Raja, the space has hosted several productions from India and around the world. A 200-seat theatre, built around a full-thrust stage, it is fully equipped to cater to both artistes and audience. The main stage is designed for intimate performances with adjoining spaces for informal lectures and gatherings. Jagriti is owned and operated by the not-for-profit ART Foundation, a registered charitable trust.

The Rooftop - above the main auditorium is an open-to-sky space with a staging area that can accommodate about 50 people. A raised and walled off platform can work as a perfect area for puppet theatre. The Rooftop has a restroom and a pantry. 

The Terrace - alongside the auditorium, the Terrace can accommodate about 20 people as an informal gathering area.

Lumbini - extending out from the foyer, Lumbini has a stage and an open-to-sky terraced space for about 80 people.