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Rasan Piya
Rasan Piya
9.3
/10
112 Ratings

RASAN PIYA

Directed by Niharika Popli
India, 2015
Documentary, Music, Biography

Synopsis

Through a portrait of the life of Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan, an Indian classical vocalist, the film explores the tradition of classical music in India, the teacher-student relationship, the encounter of this tradition with modernity.

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Synopsis

Through a portrait of the life of Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan, an Indian classical vocalist, the film explores the tradition of classical music in India, the teacher-student relationship, the encounter of this tradition with modernity.

Our take

Bolstered by candid conversations with its subject, Rasan Piya delicately explores the legacy of Indian classical music exponent Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan. Offering an unhindered peek into his world, this vivid documentary reflects on the changing face of art patronage in the subcontinent.