Interesting Facts You May Not Have Known about Indian Music and Indian Musicians (Part 1)

India has one of the world’s oldest musical traditions and heritage. Its origin can be found in the Vedas (ancient scripts). Indian music, known as ‘sangeet’,  has got a unique and various style when being compared to the world’s other music forms. In the earlier days, as Indian music was just coming of age, it was devotional in nature, being used for ritualistic purposes and restricted only to temples. The most prominent folk music forms are Maharashtra’s Lavani, Punjab’s Bhangra, Gujrat’s Dandiya, Bengal’s Bauls, and Sufi form (Devotional music) Qawwali. Nowadays, Indian music is dominated by Bollywood and pop music. […]