Jeddah: Khayal Music Band comes into being in Jeddah. Singer Rasheed Oyur inaugurated the event at Hamdania Safwa Villa.
Dilip Tamarakulam, Maja Sahib Ochira, Zubair Aluva, Basheer Paruthikunan and Vijas Chitara spoke. Playwright and Cine Artist Ziyad Abdullah was felicitated. Singers Baiju Das, Dhanya Prashanth, Suresh Aluva, Begum Khadija Alappuzha, Regikumar Kollam, Ashir Kollam, Prajins Vaikum, Zulfikar Kollam, Nisar Karunagappally, Ashwant Vaikum, Sharaf Pathanamthitta, Shaji Karunagappally and others sang in the live orchestra song evening.
Gafar Kochin Kalabhavan (violin), Ansar Kollam (tabla), Mansoor Farooq (harmonium), Sabir Kondotti (guitar) and Suresh Aluva (rhythm) led the way. Asma Sabu’s classical dance, Fazil Ochira’s mime, Nadira Mujeeb Thalassery’s choreography, children’s Oppana, Arabic dance and Kolkali were staged. Shihab Thamarakulam, Naushad Jamal, Sabumon Pandalam, Mujeeb Kanyakumari, Masood Balaramapuram, Sharif, Asha Sabu, Jyoti Babukumar, Moushmi Sharif and Nadira Mujeeb moderated the programme.