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Event Details

Design and Direction: Deva Zinjad
Artists: Poet Deva Zinjad & Painter Sagarnath Gaikwad
Moderator: Sujata Jadhav

An NCPA Library Presentation

Kavya-Chitra Live Concert is an exquisite stage show that seamlessly blends the worlds of live poetry presentation and live painting. Designed and directed by the illustrious Deva Zinjad, this event will be presented by the dynamic duo of Zinjad, the poet, and Sagarnath Gaikwad, the painter. It promises to be a one-of-a-kind experience for art and poetry enthusiasts that will take them on an emotional and visual journey.

An interview with Zinjad by Sujata Jadhav (Head-Libraries & Documentation Centre, NCPA) will delve into the world of poetry to gain insights from the poet.

With 23 years of experience in the world of poetry, Zinjad is a masterful presenter of the spoken word. He is a recipient of both state and national awards for his outstanding contributions to the field of poetry. Hailing from a humble background in the rural area of Garkhindi, Zinjad’s life story is an inspiration. He is also a prominent columnist, writer, anchor and participant of Hasya Samrat, a popular comedy show on Zee Marathi. His book Sagale Ulthvun Takale Pahije has received prestigious state-level awards, including the Namdev Dhasal Sahitya Puraskar, Vishakha Sahitya Puraskar, G. DI. MA. Sahitya Puraskar, Kusumagraj Sahitya Puraskar, Balakavi Sahitya Puraskar and many more.

Sagarnath Gaikwad, with 25 years of experience as an artist, is celebrated for his impressive artworks. His artistic creations have graced the covers of numerous bestselling books, contributing a visual dimension to literary works. Hailing from the city of seven hills, Satara, Gaikwad draws inspiration from his cultural heritage. He has received multiple national- and state-level awards for his paintings. His art exhibitions have been hosted in prestigious venues like the Jehangir Art Gallery, Nehru Centre and the State Gallery of Fine Art in Hyderabad. He has organised art camps across India, contributing to the promotion of art as a medium of expression.


Admission on a first-come-first-served basis.

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