TANA AND RIRI :- INFORMATION ABOUT TANA AND RIR FOLK SINGER
TANA AND RIRI :-
Tana and Riri is an Indian story about two girls born around 1564, who were asked to sing in the court of Akbar. The story has become part of Gujarati folk culture.In the state of Gujarat, the twins were from a northen town call as Vadnagar near Visnagar.
INFORMATION ABOUT TANA AND RIRI :-
In Vadnagar to honour Tana – Riri, a memorable has been erected. Every year by Government of Gujarat in their dedication organise Tana – Riri Music Festival.
The villagers who fear attack by Akabar’s army, get converted to Banias now call as Dashanagar. He sang the raag “Deepak” when Akabar’s court singer, maestro Tansen’s teacher died.
Below there are some songs :-
- Raag Megh Malhar
- Raag Gaud Malhar
- Raag Jayant Malhar
- Raag Nat Malhar
- Raag Ramdasi Malhar
- Raag Miyan Malhar
- Raag Sur Malhar