Girija A Lifetime in Music, A tribute by the Duo towards their Gurumaa the legendary Girija Devi
"'Our thought was to let the world know about her vision with which she could draw a beautiful bridge between the living world and the spiritual realms. She could easily breakthrough the paradigm and create beauty with simple words relating those with daily life. We used to be awestruck with her simplicity nurtured in midst of her divinity." .................The duo says
"Life was never so beautiful till we could see music through her and we understand the subtleties shown by her with every word of music she uttered." ........................They add
This National and international award winning Film is a documentary where one gets visual journey with the Legend's music, her philosophy, her ideas and inspiration towards music. It depicted the fight of a woman keeping in mind the socio-economic changes in India's pre and post independence era. How she kept herself an unchallenged virtue in dominant Male society and grew up as an example for all as an iron willed woman. This film has got anecdotes and interviews from other stalwarts and legends like Pt. Ravi Shankar, Vidushi Kishori Amonkar,Ud Abdul Rashid Khan, Pt. Birju Maharaj, Ud. Amjad Ali Khan. Pts. Rajan and Sajan Mishra and many others. It's worth watching for all students of music, connoisseurs, music lovers and is a real gift for anyone's library.
"We are immensely grateful to the whole team of the film that consists of Madhu Chandra, Sudha Datta as the producers, our co director and editor Sankalp Meshram, Naiyer Ghufran, Prabal Bose as th cinematographers, Partha Sarathi Sanyal as the sound Engineer, Ajay PB as the Sound mixer and many more for making this dream project a real historical gem." ...Debapriya & Samanwaya