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Kalatva Collective

Founders 

Prabhat Das started learning tabla at a very young age under the guidance of his Guru Pandit Virendra Malviya. Prabhat did his bachelor-ate degree in the Indian classical music, having Tabla and Indian rhythms as major. He holds a diploma called Sangeet Prabhakar in Tabla.


Prabhat has been an active tabla player, teacher and a social worker. He worked as a Teaching Artist with the NGO "Music-Basti" which focuses in bringing a change in the life of under-privileged kids through Music, for serveral years.


Prabhat is an extensive performer with several projects like Kalatva Collective and Aruvi band.
Prabhat represented India internationally at “Ethno Music Exchanges” and has performed in Belgium & Germany (2015), Sweden (2016). Currently he is studying music at "Högskolan för scen och musik" in Gothenburg / Sweden.

 www.prabhatdas.in

Ghazal Ramzani is a kathak dancer, dance teacher and choreographer from Iran. After being granted scholarship from the "Indian Council for Cultural Relations" she moved to India for her professional kathak training. She was graduated from the prestigious "National Institute of Kathak Dance - New Delhi" as a kathak dancer. Ghazal was trained in the traditional Kathak of Jaipur gharana under the guidance of the legendary Pt. Rajendra Kumar Gangani and gained knowledge in Yoga, Tabla and hindustani classical vocal during her dance training.

Ghazal has worked and performed in India and europe. As a kathak dancer she danced for different choreographers such as her mentor Pt. Rajendra Kumar Gangani as well as other renowned artists like Saroja Vaidyanathan and Deodatt Persaud. Kalatva Collective is her main project for which she choregraphs and composes the pieces.

Currently shs is living in Berlin, working as a dancer and dance teacher.

www.ghazalramzani.com

 

Mohit Dobhal has been learning indian classical music from the age of 5. Currently he is learning under the guidance of Sharada Prasanna Acharya Ji from Gwalior gharana. Mohit is a recipient of the Sahitya Kala Parishad for advanced training in Indian Classical music. He has done Sangeet Visharad (7 year Deploma) & Sangeet Alankaar (2 years post deploma) from Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, New Delhi and Sangeet Shiromani from Faculty of music, University of Delhi including Bachelor-ate & Masters in Music from Khairagarh University.

He is a regular performer with different projects like Kalatva Collective , The Gandharva choir and SwarAntar. He has performed in Manchester, London, Liverpool, New Castle, Boston, Washington and almost in every major festival of India including NH7 weekender where he shared the same stage with legendary music composer A.R. Rehman in 2016. Mohit gave an opening act to Pandit Jasraj ji on 28th Jan 2017 in New Delhi and was one of the musicians who represented India in the international choral music festival (Serenade Festival) at Kennedy centre, Washington DC(June 2017). 
www.mohitdobhal.in

 

Featuring Artists

Kazik Nitkiewicz - Trumpet

Megha Rawoot - Sitar

Śyāṁ Śaśidharan-Carnatic vocals

Radhika Kathal - Bharatanatyam

P.c. Arun - Music Producer