Music of Maharashtra

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A Lady Playing the Tanpura, ca. 1735.jpg
A Lady Playing the Tanpura, ca. 1735 (Rajasthan)
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Music awards
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Nationalistic and patriotic songs
National anthem Jana Gana Mana
Regional music

Maharashtra is a state of India. The region's folk heritage includes bharuds, gondhals, Lavnis-(Lavani or Lavni is all about how much emotion your face can propagate into.Mastery is different in this dance form and is Maharashtra's cherished factors which is disappearing rapidly.) Shahiris and povadas. Sharang Dev, a 13th-century composer, was from Maharashtra as well.

One of Semi classical music form of Maharashtra is " Natya Sangeet " which is a minor version of Musical Opera in western world.Natya Sangeet or Sangeet Natak has almost a 200 year old tradition in Maharashtra.

Maharashtra has produced more than its fair share of Classical and popular musicians. Pt.Bhimsen JoshiLata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle, Pt. Ajay Pohankar, Kishori Amonkar, and other luminaries.

It is also well known for the latest Bollywood Music.

Music festivals in the area include Banganga Festival, the Pune Festival ,Ellora Festival at Aurangabad , Sangeet Shankar Darbaar at Nanded , Sawai Gandharv Festival at Pune .

The music in Maharastra is sung in the local language, Marathi.