Classical vocalist and founder, Malhaar Centre For Performing Arts
Jogiraj wears many hats – vocalist, theatre director and award-winning creative brand strategist. Having started learning Hindustani classical music at the age of four, Jogiraj has taught music to expats of diverse ages and nationalities for more than 25 years. in 2016, he launched Malhaar Centre For Performing Arts in Dubai, which has grown to be a cultural hub in the UAE. His passion lies in directing and producing Indian musicals through Malhaar. With over 150 talents on stage – actors, dancers, visual artists, poets and playwrights – Malhaar creates lavish musical productions. This IIM-A alumnus was also a broadcasting professional for 20 years. Last year, his efforts to promote Indian classical music fetched him the NRI of the Year Award.
HIS MISSION: Preserving and showcasing India’s rich musical traditions to an international audience.