Meena is a gifted young vocalist,with a sweet and
melodious voice.She is well versed with various versions of vocal
music,such as classical,bhavgeet,natyasangeet,bhajans and
Born ina family which has a long and
great tradition.She is the grand daughter of the doyens of Kirana
Gharana,namely Smt.Saraswatibai Rane and Smt.Hirabai Badodekar and
her music has been cultured under this family tradition.
Awards And Achievements
In her span of carrier she is been already awarded
with many outstanding prizes and scholarships at state and national
level for her talented performances. To name some of them are:
- Government of India Cultural Scholarship
for classical vocal music.1974 to 1979 and 1982-86
- Government of Maharashtra’s first prize for
Natya Sangeet and acting for her performance in the drama’Abhogi’
- First Prize in All India Radio competition in
- Bharat Gayan Samaj’s Master Krishnarao
Phulambrikar Gold Medal
- ‘Surmani’ By Sur Singar
- Yuva Puraskar by Tansen Sangeet Sammelan,
Thematic programme- 'Swarwel'
'Swarwel'- An Audio-Visual programme on legendary Artistes of kirana Gharana Late Ustd.Abdul Karim Khan, Pt.Suresh Babu Mane, Smt.Heerabai Badodekar,Smt.Kamlabai BadodeKar & Smt.Saraswatibai Rane.
In this programme Meena Faterpekar presents various aspects of Kirana Gharana such as Khyal, Bandish, Thumari, Dadra etc.
This programme also includes rare clippings of Late Ustd.Abdul Karim Khan, Pt.Suresh Babu Mane, Smt.Heerabai Badodekar,Smt.Kamlabai BadodeKar & Smt.Saraswatibai Rane.
Audio Clippings-Chandrakauns & Natyageet- Lalana Mana
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