Patna: The Ugratara Sanskriti Mahotsavam in Bihar came to a colorful end with the ghazal of the famous Malayali singer. This was an event organized by the tourism department of Bihar. This is the first time that a Malayali singer is making her presence known in such an event.
Manjari, who made music her goal from the age of five, is today one of the best singers in South India. Manjari has lent her voice to songs in several films and has won several awards. Manjari first participated in a music program when she was in class 8 with a Kolkata-based music band. Later in 2004, Manjari became active in the music industry. Manjari entered the Malayalam cinema by singing for a song composed by Ilayaraja in the film Sathyan Anthikad. Manjari has also sung songs by famous music directors like Ravindran, Johnson, Mohansithara, Kaitapram, MG Radhakrishnan, Vidyasagar, Ausappachan and M Jayachandran. In the year 2004, Manjari got the award for the best singer of the state of Kerala.
Apart from Tamil and Telugu, Manjari has also sung in Urdu. Following this, Manjari has also received the Sahir and Adeeb International Award for her overall contribution to Urdu language and Urdu ghazals.
Manjari was received with applause by the audience in Bihar as she is well known through many ghazal programs.
Manjari captivated the audience with ghazals like Aaj Jaane Ki Zid Na Karo, Hotose Chulo Tum Mera Geet Amar Kar Do. This is the first time that Manjari is participating in such an event in Bihar.