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PRAVESH KHELAWAN 0825797898
Midrand, Gauteng - South Africa

PRAVESH KHELAWAN 0825797898 Midrand, Gauteng - South Africa

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PRAVESH KHELAWAN 0825797898 Midrand, Gauteng - South Africa

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Multitalented Pravesh Khelawan ,(Numerous Award recipient,Radio,TV and Recording artist)comes from a family of very Multi talented Musicians, The Ramdhary s of Sea Cow Lake, Durban . His grandfather the great Mr Ramdhary Rattan who hailed from Patna, India was a pioneer in Nagara, Sarangi and thabla and Bhojpuri folk songs in the 1880s in Durban South Africa. Pravesh is a self taught, musician for the last 43 years, and was inspired by his Late Legendary Dad Khelawan Ramdhary popularly known as “Kella n Party” and who was a recording Artist and very popular multi talented musician in the 1940s to the 1980s specializing in Folk n Chutney music! His Dad played various instruments, Tabla, Harmonium,Piano Accordion, banjo and the Fiddle(Sarangi) he recorded in the 50s and 60s on vinyl records then!

Praveshs dad taught him to play the Thabla and Dolak from the age of 5. He played the dolak and thabla @ satsangs @ the age of 7 for the Divine Life Society of S A (Sea cow lake Branch) .that was in 1967. Pravesh is still very much involved in Satsang with the Divine Life society until this Day.

Thereafter Pravesh was inspired and taught by his cousin Suresh Raghunand Ramdhary, who is a brilliant multi talented musician .
Pravesh is one of the very few Indian musician in South Africa that plays over 10 to 15 Musical Instruments .
Highlight of his Musical career was when he appeared on stage with Great and popular Band Saraswathie Shainaaz with the Legendary Mohd Rafi Saab here in Durban in 1978/9.
Some of the bands that Pravesh was a member of and featured with were:

Divine Life Society Satsang Group Sea Cow Lake Branch( 1967-1979) Dolak -Tabla

-Saraswathie Orchestra (1972-1975)(keyboards)

-Saraswathie Shainaaz (1975-1980) (guitar/keyboards)

-Revolvers (1980-1987) (keyboards)

-Suhana Sungeeth(1988-1994) (keyboards/guitar)

-Yashik Sungeeth (1996-2000)(saxophone/clarinet/keyboard/guitar)

-Geet Milan Showband (2000 - 2008) (saxophone/clarinet)

Pravesh Khelawan is married to Premilla( Asha) Khelawan, his greatest Fan,Critic, Well wisher and Supports him 100% in his endeavors , and also have 2 Children,Shenese Ramprasad, also an accomplished and passionate dancer and Son Neil Khelawan .

Since 2008 Pravesh have started a new concept of adding many more musical instruments to his production. His specialty being ,Russom Chowki / Nadhaswaram leading of Bridal couple down the aisle lead by the Clarinet, and Drum beat accompaniments by his brothers, Prem Khelawan, , and his son Neil Khelawan .
Pravesh is the most sought of musician at weddings, ( when he is unavailable people do change their dates and also Time just to have Pravesh perform at weddings)
Pravesh plays the Live instrumentals with various instruments viz,keyboards, Saxophone,Clarinet,Piano accordion, Guitar and Mandolin accompanied by Music on Backtracks by Avish Ramkission , Tansen Nepaul and Rajive Mohan) at weddings! This concept is a hit @ weddings and is becoming very popular , Pravesh serenades the guests and walk amongst them with the various instruments with wireless facilities.

Pravesh s Team also provide, Professional Stereo Surround Sound with wireless mikes and well co ordinated Music during weddings! This is engineered by his son Neil who is also a DJ! who also provides Bhangra and Discos! incl. Sound ,Lazer Lights Etc for any event

We also cater the needs of Live Music with Vocals and DJ for pre-wedding ceremonies,Hurdhees, Nelengus, Birthday Parties! Fund Raising events ,Corporate Function,Restaurants , Hindi , Tamil, Moslem, Christian Weddings Etc! Pravesh also play western music when requested , etc with Live vocals items in Hindi,Tamil and English as Well !

Pravesh Khelawan Music Productions also accompany Vocalist

with Ken Ramlacken ( Veteran Mohamed rafi Song Specialist)

Praneel Soonder ( Brilliant and talented Voacalist, Percussion and Beat Player)

Jay Singh ( Compere, Vocalist and Comedian)

Leon MackRamsamy ( Multi talented Vocalist)

Nazir Khan ( Vocalist)

Steven Maistry ( English Vocalist).

Pravesh has performed all over South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique,Malawi, Lesotho, Mauritius, Dubai and India!
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE;


performance @ the Chats worth Milk Carnival accompanying the Legendary Mohd Rafi on Stage with Band “Saraswathie Shainaaz ” 1978/9
Accompaning “PIANO LEGEND Brian Silas OF DELHI on Stage @ ICC

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Being Invited to Play @ the Celebration of India’s 60th Independence @ Durban City Hall by the Consulate General MR Anil Sharan of India

Indian Cinema Century Award Recipient Feb 2013@ Suncoast Cinema Durban

Performing with the band “Bojpuri Boys “” in Mauritius in 2001

Show performance for 2 nights @ the Baga Marina Resort In GOA < India in Sept 2011
Joined wedding band of Chandigarh leading the Groom procession with the Clarinet < together, with, The Brass band in Chandigardh India

Performance on The Dowle Cruise Liner on a Trip in Dubai,also restaurant performances in Dubai 2011

Performance
Accompaning “Brian Silas Piano Legend of Delhi India on Stage @ ICC

Indian Cinema Century Award Recipient Feb 2013@ Suncoast Cinema Durban

RECORDED INSTRUMENTAL CDS

1.Blown Away ( instrumental on Clarinet and Saxophone)

2. Clarinet Classics (Instrumental on Clarinet)

3.Thrice as Nice ( Instrumental on Clarinet , Saxophone and Mandolin)

4.Ke-yp the Passion ( Instrumental on Piano Accordion)

For more info on Pravesh Khelawan Music Productions visit !

Pravesh Khelawan Music Productions on Facebook

Website www.pkproductions.co.za

Also view video snippets of his productions on You tube type Pravesh Khelawan!

Pravesh Khelawan Musical Productions! Always a step ahead, and Undoubted one of its Kind in South Africa !!!!!!!!!!
Give them a call and They will do it all!

Contact
Neil 0827468998
Pravesh 0825797898 or 031 5052095

Pravesh Khelawan Musical Productions! Always a step ahead, and Undoubted one of its Kind in South Africa !!!!!!!!!!
Give them a call and They will do it all!

Contact
Neil 0827468998
Pravesh 0825797898 or 031 5052095
praveshkhelawan@telkomsa.net


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