Hetvi Prabodh Sethia wins All India Radio Gazal Competition
Hetvi Prabodh Sethia from Vasco-da-Gama, Goa has achieved National recognition by winning the 1st Place in the All India Radio Gazal Competition. After clearing the audition rounds for the Competition at the State level, Hetvi Sethia entered the National round and has emerged First.
Hetvi got her training from Mr. Sharad Mathkar. She has trained under him in Hindustani Classical Music and semi Classical for the last 12 years and continues to adhere to his guidance. She has also been a student with Mrs. Manjusha Patil Kulkarni in Pune. She now continues her Gazal training with Mrs. Dhanashree Pandit in Mumbai. This is the second time in a row where a student of Mr. Sharad Mathkar has been successful in the Air Gazal Competition. Last year his student Rajat Mishra secured the Gold Medal in the same competition.
Hetvi Sethia attributes her success to her parents, Mr. Prabodh Sethia Sethia and Mrs. Veena Sethia and her Guru Sharad Mathkar.