Review in the Daily Star Dhaka
Enter a world of music and poetry with The Last Mughal, a performance that takes us back to a bygone era of matchless splendour – the period of the last Mughals. Based on the book of the the well known author William Dalrymple,
William and the celebrated North
Indian vocalist VidyaShah celebrate the bygone era of
India's last Mughals, bringing to life a world of emperors, poets,
courtesans, politics, bayonets, intrigue and love through word and music.
This evocative evening features readings by award winning author from his book The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857 and the vocals of Vidya Shah celebrating the poignant and robust folk poetry of the time and ghazals of the Mughal court.
Sit back on cushions, bolsters and satin throws as Vidya and William take us back in time into the vivid world of the Last Mughal.