During the Manchester International Festival, Lopa Kothari meets Anuradha Paudwal, a popular Bollywood singer and also a performer of Bhajan, the sacred songs of Hinduism.
Recorded last week at Gandhi Hall, Withington during the Manchester International Festival, five of the foremost international performers of sacred song celebrate the power of the voice in worship in Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh sites of worship across the city. Tonight Lopa Kothari meets Anuradha Paudwal, who, as well as being a popular Bollywood singer, is also a respected performer of Bhajan, the sacred songs of Hinduism. Lopa discovers how the songs and the religion are interwoven, and shares the experiences of the host community and visitors. Producer: Peter Everett.