Shezad Khalil

The Art of Defining Me

Maria and one of the crew filming 'The Interview' scene
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Shariq Siddiqui
Tue, 2013-06-11

The Art of Defining Me

A Film by Seeta Patel, Kamala Devam and Maria Åkesson

Rich Mix, 11th June 2013

The Art of Defining Me won the award for Best Experimental Film and 2nd Overall Best Film amongst 200+ films at The Lab Film Festival 2013. It is reviewed here by Shezad Khalil, with input by Seeta Patel and Kamala Devam

CD Review: Master Drummer of India

Master Drummer of India
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Sarvar Sabri
ARC Music Productions Int. Ltd.
Mon, 2012-07-02

Master Drummer of India unveils those masters of Indian classical music that have been responsible for influencing the musical work and journey of the sarangi maestro Ustad Sabri Khan’s son: Ustad Sarvar Sabri.

“The Heritage of the People”: The Contextual Framework

Credit: Simon Balson

Lok Virsa: Without Borders - Sonia Sabri Company 

As part of Alchemy Festival 2012
Photo Credit: Simon Balson 

Following Sonia Sabri Company's recent performance at Alchemy, Shezad Khalil gets to the heart of the matter by contextualising the work and speaking to its creator and curator, Sonia Sabri.  

Sowing the Seeds

Sonia Sabri- Intelligent Interpreter


Sonia Sabri is a dancer, choreographer and the artistic director of the Company she set up in 2002.  Sabri maintains that Kathak as a dance technique is open to evolution and her role as an artist is to develop the style from within.  In conversation, Shezad Khalil investigates how Sonia Sabri’s early experiences, training and inspirations have influenced and continue to motivate her dance career. 



Early Days

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