When the Ghazal went groovy

Aug 14, 2013, 03:36 IST | Dhara Vora

For those who think ghazals are not for the young, music group Guzzler might want you to reconsider this genre

A project by singer Shruti Pathak, who is known as the voice behind popular Bollywood tracks such as Mar Jawa from the movie Fashion, Guzzler is an attempt to revisit Ghazals with a new sound and a progressive approach. 

Singer Shruti Pathak

Ghazals have have always interested Pathak due to their lyrical content and this project will westernise this genre with the help of instrumentation and modern arrangements to make it appealing to a newer audience. 

The singer, who has been listening and has been influenced by ghazals since her childhood aims to attract the youth to this melodious genre of music. Guzzler comprises Beven Fonseca on keys, Vinayak pol on drums, young percussionist Vaibhav Wavikar, Cajetan D’Souza on guitar, Papal on Bass guitar and Sabir Khan, son of sarangi player and vocalist Ustad Sultan Khan on sarangi.

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