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mid-day.com

mid-day.com

‘Going Beyond Vision. As the noted multi-instrumentalist and appointed [Baluji Shrivastav] Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) narrates his journey in the industry, the connecting dots he reveals come across as beautiful moments of serendipity — that would cease to exist if he didn\'t believe in himself.’

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DNA India

DNA India

‘…a music, dance and audio-visual extravaganza at the Royal Opera House’

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Telangana Today

Telangana Today

‘Music is not just for the sighted, as it stems from the body’s rhythm..For Shrivastav, music also
remains a way to instill confidence in the visually impaired community.’

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Inner Vision Orchestra UK members

Mumbai Guide

Baluji Srivastava was born in Usmanpur. His love affair with music began with Bollywood and his mother singing and playing the harmonium, but he did not realise how good a singer his mother was ,like the most of us. At blind school music was a compulsory subject. 

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Chiman Baluji Raju Ghowreesan performing

The Pioneer

Visually impaired musician Baluji Srivastav talks to Asmita Sarkar about his new performance based on the 11th chapter of Bhagavad Gita

Visually impaired but not lacking in vision — that can describe sitarist Baluji Srivastav’s journey with the British Council to seek out more musicians like him. His latest show, Antardrishti — Inner Vision, a production inspired by the Bhagavad Gita, brings together outstanding blind musicians and dancers from throughout India.

It is a global performance  that merges the harmony of the West with that of the East. Performing with the group is his Inner Vision Orchestra.

The maestro said that the performance is based on Chapter 11 of the Bhagavad Gita in which Lord Krishna grants the Pandava Arjuna divine vision, a theme close to his heart. I chose the Bhagavad Gita, which was the essence of Mahabharat. The chapter 11 was specially divine. It was written 5,000 years ago and is still relevant, he said.

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Baluji Shrivastav OBE

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