Rafiq Khan Langa

Rafiq is a renowned exponent of the traditional Rajasthani Folk instrument called Khartaal

New Delhi, Delhi

LIVE BAND(Folk,Sufi)


Rafiq Khan Langa belongs to the famous Langa family of Rajasthan. He is the son of Ustad Rehmat Khan Langa and plays the known traditional Rajasthani folk instrument called 'Khartaal'. Langa family is globally known for traditional folk singing and playing famous instruments of Rajasthan. Rafiq's father taught him the art of khartaal-playing. By the age of 10, he had started giving public performances. When he turned 15, he started performing on national-level platforms. He has also done many shows abroad in countries like Russia, Pakistan, France, Australia, South Korea, Dubai, Nepal, Morocco, Uzbekistan, Japan, and US. He was awarded with Veena Ghoomar Cassette Award (2003) from Rajasthan. He regularly performs with popular Indian classical band 'The Drums Of India', in which he plays the khartaal. He even takes workshops and teaches children at National Bal Bhavan in New Delhi. Experience: Played with Kathak legend, Pt Birju Maharaj Performed with Tabla maestro Fazal Qureshi (brother of Ustad Zakir Hussain) in Film Fare Awards 2001 Performed with Oddissi Dancer, Smt. Sonal Mansing Peformed with fusion Band with Ms Anoushka Shankar Performed with Sarangi maestro Ustad Kamal Sabri in his Dance Of The Desert project Performed with Kathak dancer Abhimanyu Lal, son of Smt Gitanjali Lal Performed with Amit Trivedi in Coke Studio Performed at Achemi Festival at London (2013) Performed with Anoushka Shankar

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90 - 120 Min

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