Bipin Pandit launches coffee table book about music titled ‘Khumaar’
by EVENTFAQS Bureau | Marketing | April 22, 2013 | News
Bipin Pandit, the COO of The Advertising Club, launched his coffee table book about music titled - Khumaar. The book was launched on the same day as his show ‘Khumaar' on April 19 at Savarkar Hall, Shivaji Park, Mumbai.
The show evening saw Pandit performing and reminiscing the good old days as his voice and charm was met with applause. On this evening he also paid tribute to romantic legends like Rajesh Khanna, Shammi Kapoor, Dev Anand and Yash Chopra with his voice. The show was telecasted live on his personal website.
Prior to the intermission of the festive evening, Pandit's book was launched by music composer Pyarelal Sharma. The launch was attended by eminent professionals from the ad, media and marketing world like Sunil Lulla, Shashi Sinha, M.G. Parameswaran, Bharat Dhabolkar, Paritosh Joshi, CVL Srinivas, Subhash Kamath, Pratap Bose, Ramesh Narayan, Maulik Kotak, Ajay Kakar, Sanjay Tripathi, Priti Nair, Pratap Bose and personalities like Chaitanya Padukone, Rajiv Vijayakar and Narendra Kusnur from the world of journalism. Actor Dilip Tahil and singer Jassi also attended the show.
The book also has a fine blend of rare black and white and coloured pictures of yesteryear stalwarts and two interviews with the Music maestro Pyarelalji and Ruhan Kapoor, son of the great singer Mahendra Kapoor.
Speaking on the occasion, Bipin Pandit, COO, The Advertising Club said: "I am thankful to God for having given me this bright concept which is unique and never tried before. I am extremely humbled by the appreciation of my talents along with the talents of the people behind the success of Khumaar. It is an honour to have worked with such brilliant minds that have humbled me with their contribution towards my book. This book represents the enthusiasm that we possess towards the art of music, being known in the professional world as task-masters it will bring some surprise that we are well acknowledged with the nuances of the subject as well. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the people that have so graciously contributed valuable content to this book."
Pandit is an individual with knowledge about the ad world, sports, culture and music. Seven years back, the adman started a property called Khumaar - a talented group of musicians, singers and composers that perform live shows. Having performed for 23 years Pandit comperes and does mimicry acts. Khumaar, a Hindi word that means intoxication, is Pandit's biggest property. The distinctiveness of this property is the segmentation of the programme in the form of solo acts, duets, classical acts, qawalis and sufi performances.
The COO of The Advertising Club launched it as part of his seven year old property.