Ratish Nanda, project director, Aga Khan Trust for Culture talks about the research behind the project
Is the ambit of the festival wider this time?
The festival is the culmination of five years of research, fieldwork, and documentation, on the musical legacy of Hazrat Amir Khusrau Dehlavi by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (ATKC). The research co-funded by Ford Foundation, will be disseminated not only through concerts but also lectures, exhibitions and heritage walks.
Khusrau was iconic to Delhi’s culture but do we know enough about him?
Khusrau was also at the vanguard of Hindustani culture