Profile of Vani Jairam: Vani Jairam, who has rendered
dedicated service of three decades to the cause of Indian Music, has exhibited
extraordinary versatility in handling different regional music systems of India
with great success and approval in over 14 languages.
As a child prodigy of two years, Vani could distinguish different musical notes
and ragas. She received training in Carnatic Music from specialized musicians.
Vani's marriage to Jairam took her to Bombay - the centre of Hindi Film
Industry. She received intensive training in Hindustani Music from Ustad Abdul
Rehman. Nearly 18 hours of daily routine of learning and riaz, enabled Vani to
assimilate the intricate techniques of Thumri, Bhajan and Ghazal singing. She
gave her first public concert in Bombay on 1 March 1969. Vani was invited by
many leading organisations to give Light Classical Music concerts