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DIRECTED BY: Christopher LairdSeries Trinidad & Tobago | 2010 | 60 min | English HD
Mungal Patasar has pioneered the fusion of Indian classical and traditional folk music with other Caribbean traditions. His band Pantar has achieved widespread success locally, regionally and internationally, especially in Europe. Born into a musical family in Trinidad Mungal started playing music from a young age, mastering many instruments, both Indian and Western. He won the local Mastana Bahar television talent show playing the sitar and went on to India to study the instrument distinguishing himself in the discipline. He was Director of Culture in trinidad and Tobago for three years, was awarded the Humming Bird Gold in the national awards of 1994 and an honorary Doctorate from the University of Trinidad and Tobago where he now serves as Distinguished Master Artist in Residence.