Soul stirring music by Sanjay Mandal Group- IGT

“Sanjay Mandal and Group” are a bunch of kids and youngsters, making music out of waste and discarded stuff..!! Broken Metal pipes, used mineral water bottles, metal tin cans, water dispensing bottles, chipps can container, metal pencil boxes, soft- drink bottle caps.. Don’t miss out on that conch blow with a piece of pipe!

Listening to their performance, I get transported to my childhood. These were the rhymes that mom often teased me with. She was my perfect sibling- she had often exceeded all sibling rivalry possible (I miss that and her). I had sat watching them on my TV like a fool, remembering my mom and her words. Their music moves me to tears no matter how many times I hear them. While uploading the videos, I have barely been able to stop crying. Each time that young kid spoke to poem, I got goose bumps all over. I had spent searching for their videos for over half hour- not even once I had let their music go off..

 

Surprising and sadly, they could not make it to the 1st three even.. It seems that since a Minister had graced the show; the particular state got to win. Whatever..!@%^@@$%

All the Best Wishes..

Edit- 1st February, 2011

The comment below by Sanjay Mandal seems to be from none other than the performer himself as captured in the above video. His words are transliterated in Hindi- vernacular. Since I know the language, I have replied in Bangla. For everyone’s benefit and not letting the purpose get defeated of this post and his comment; I translate both the comments in English. Do keep in mind that I may not be able to post the accurate translation; however, have tried my best to post the essence of the words as posted below.

Sanjay Mandal

Thanks Olivia,
I am Sanjay Mandal. I did not know that so many people love me and that they hold such high opinion about us.

I don’t know much about the internet and that’s what delayed my contacting you; apologies for the same.

And I observed that some people want to meet me, they want to take me in their program. I would also feel good if I could part-take in their program, meet them; but they have a different number listed against my name and I don’t know anything about them. When I called them, they said that if someone asks me, I should say that they happen to be my manager.

That’s precisely why, I Sanjay Mandal, ask for your apology for not having been able to meet you all and Thank you Olivia for honoring me so much.

Sanjay Mandal

Olivia

Respected Brother,

It felt nice reading your comment here..
I thank you a lot that you made efforts in searching this post and putting across your words here.

Your performance was awe- inspiring; my vocabulary is limited to express my appreciation towards you all. I had my own doubts about that number listed and that’s why I had not included that in my post. Incase you would want to share any of your own numbers, please do send a mail. I will put your contact numbers up in my post- here.

I’ll translate both your and my comments in English so everyone gets to read it.
Sending you loads of love and warm wishes.

Olivia


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37 Responses to Soul stirring music by Sanjay Mandal Group- IGT

  1. sanjay mandal says:

    Olivia kemon acho asa kori bhalo amrao bhalo achi ebar tomar sathe dekha korte ektu besi somoi legegelo r er jonno Dukhitto, kintu kichu korar chilo na karon ami ei kodine onek kaj korlam onek onek kaj jemon – group -er bachaa der Ration Card, Birth Certificate ,Bank Acount , Pan card , r amader group-er Registration yes amader group ebar KOLKATA CREATIVE WASTE ART CENTER name West Bengal Societies Registration Act, 1961 – onujai Register hoye gelo jar Certificate ami goto 3rd Feb 2014 te pelam…..r er jonno pochur doura douri korte hoyeche karon ami ekjon onobiggo manus jar eskol kaj somndhye kono dharona nei r eisokol kaj na korle Group r group – er bachaader bhobisot thik kore porichalona kora jetona tai goto 2bochor dhore ei kaj gulo korlam …. ekta kotha ache na j ‘JUTOR SOL KHOYE JAWA’ ei kaj gulo korte geye ami hare hare ter peyechee je jutor sol ki kore khoy r ja bujeechi seta holo j manuser kajer theke kagojer gurutto besi ……jak geye sesob kotha ekhono onek kaj baki jemon onek din holo kono Rehearsal nei notun kono Composition nei asole jayga nei to hobe ki kore jar jonno M.I.C k apply korte hobe local corporation school – er jonno r jodi Uni school ta dey tahole okhane Music Rehearsal – er sathe sathe group – er bachader ektu EDUCATION r PAINTING shekhate parbor …
    tarpor Fund-er obosthao bhalo noy dekha jak ki hoy aj gelam abar kotha hobe bhalo theko songee theko parle ektu poramosso deyo ……..

    Sanjay ……

    • Olivia says:

      Aunek khushi holaam aapnake porhe. Ashaa korchhi aapnara aaro unnat hobe. Jogajog rakhben nishchoi- jodi cell no change koren, tahole eikhane like deben. Aunek lokera aapnake khujhte.

      Shubechha

  2. manish kumar says:

    Hey olivia,i m highly thankful to u for creating this ‘blog’ which is really a great tribute to unbeliveable n bunch of talent “THE SONJAY MANDAL AND GROUP”.I m using ‘the’ bcoz they really deserve this.i salute their spirit n enthusiasm.alike u my eyes were also wet when i saw them performing the vry 1st time time,it was so….touching and when i heard their story i almost wept.what a curse of fate tha such a diamonds like them had to suffer n struggle so much but finally by the blessings of MAA DURGA n KALI n definatley by their will power n endless talent they showed the world that no matter they were not awarded the winner (credit goes to dirty politics n politicians) but every1 knows that who the real winner is.it is rightly said olivia that the blaze n light of the sun is not hidden by the clouds n this group has proved that.they r the heartthrob of the nation n the whole nation loves n respect them a lot.and now look over the comment of becca,their talent n soul touching performances has crossed the borders.i m really vry vry happy 2 see them rising.
    Olivia its a request 2 u tha if u know the name of that child who is the main lead singer(dancer,rapper:-)) then pls let me know,he is vry talented n charming.
    Well space provided over here is not sufficient 4me 2 express my love n respect 4 them.wish them all the best,may god give them the zenith of success.
    N last but not the least-thanx 2 u olivia for providing us space 2 express our feeling.
    With lots of love n best wishes-Manish Kumar Chandragupt

  3. SANJAY MONDAL says:

    Namaskar Olivia,
    kemon acho ?
    asa kori khub bhalo.
    amra o khub bhalo achi .
    Durga Pujo Delhi te r Kali Pujo Kolkatai katalam ebar Nagpur tarpor Nasik jabo December-e onekgulo Program ache .
    ami 01-11-2011 te ekta computer kinechi r broadband connection niechi.seta diei tomar sathe jogajog korchi r cyber cafe te jete hobena.
    Maa khete dakchen abar pore kotha hobe.
    jabar age ekta kotha THANKS OLIVIA THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR REMEMBER US
    SANJAY MANDAL
    9330832732

  4. SANJAY MONDAL says:

    Namskar,
    prothome sokol k Sanjay Mandal & Group – er pokhoo theke PPAK SARODIAR SUBECHHA janai.
    tarpor kemon acho sobbai ?
    asa kori kubh bhalo, amrao bhalo achi.
    kichu din age Hyderabad theke firlam. tai tomar sathe dekha korte ektu deri hoey gelo.
    amra amder grouper registration – er jonno postuti nichi asa korchi tara tari registration ta hoe jabe
    ebar pujo te Delhi te program peichi .
    arek bar sobai k ogrim SARODIAR SUBECHA o ANTORIK BHALOBASA.
    pujo sobar bhalo katuk …………..BOLO DURGA MA KI…..JOYYYYYYYY.

    SANJAY MONDAL
    KOLKATA ( TANGRA)
    9330832732
    THANKS OLIVIA FOR REMEMBER ME.

  5. SANJAY MONDAL says:

    NAMASKAR ,

    ONEK DIN POR ABAR DEKHA ,

    SOBBAR AGE APP NA K EKTA DHONYOBAD DEBAR ACHE, KARON – EI PROTHOM KONO EKJON BEKTI GOTO 27th MAY AMAR MOBILE PHONE -E AMADER GROUP SOMNDHY O AMADER KAJER BEPARE SORASORI KOTHA BOLLO . ONAKE MOBILE NO.. SOMNDHY JIGASA KORAY UNI APPNADER KOTHA BOLLEN.

    BHOLO LAGLO ,

    AREK BAR DHONNYOBAD OLIVIA AMADER MONE RAKHAR JONNO , MANUSER KACHY POUCHY DEBAR JONNO , MANUSER SATHY JOGAJOG KORE DEBAR JONNO.
    AMI APNNAR KACHY CHIRO KITOGOO THAKBBO.

    SANJAY MONDAL

    • Olivia says:

      Dada,

      Aapnake aunek bhalobasha janachhi! Aapnar unnatite amar khushi. Jodi aamar lekhar fall-swaroop aapnar ektu- kono labh hoye; aamar aunek khushi lagbe.
      Bangla bhashar opore aunek bhalo taan neyi, kshama koroon!

      Aamar drirho monechchha je aapnara jeno aunek naam korben. Aapnara prachoor pratibhavaan.. agrasar hauwar aapnader niyati..
      Aamar aunek bhaggo je aami aapnader kichhu karjo uchit hote parlam.

      Aunek dhayobad aami ei sujog pelaam!

  6. Becca Givens says:

    Olivia – although I am definitely at a disadvantage of understanding the verbal language – one cannot mistake the sound of the music, the joy in the eyes of the band, the facial expressions of the judges, and the reaction of the audience. Awesome. Music is a universal language … as are smiles. Thank you!

    • Olivia says:

      That’s right Becca! Thank you so much for hearing their music.. the poor guys didn’t win- thanks to the pre- decided judgement. The whole country was furious including me. That’s when I had written this post. My efforts didn’t go waste. The artist himself has commented which has been translated in English for everyone else..

      Many thanks n hugs xx

  7. sanjay mondal says:

    Namskar OLIVIA,
    kemon achen ?
    asakori bhalo.
    Appnar lekhata porlam lekha ta sundor hoyechy, appnar Bangla bhasar opor bes jor achy .
    Asole Bangla Notun Bochorer eta 1418 Sal, tai ami Oliviar sokol sodosso o kormokortader sathy sathy sokol Desbasi k Bangla Notun Bochorer Subechaa janai, Appnara bhalo thakun notun bochor Appnader jibone asuk onek khusi o anonde ei kamona kori.
    Shubho Ratri Olivia.
    Sanjay Mondal

    • Olivia says:

      Dhanyavaad Dada,

      Anek anek dhanyavaad! Bhalo loglo aapnar comment porhe..! Aami aapnar Nutan Barshor shubhechha shobai ke janacchi!
      Asha korchi apapni o aapnar group unnatir pathe agrasar achhen!

      Anek bhalobashar saathe,
      Aapnar mangolmaye jeevaner kaamna kori!

  8. sanjay mondal says:

    Sorry ,
    Appna k kuje pete abar deri hoye gelo , erjonno kono ajuhat debona sudhu eituku bolbo j appni amar lekhata eivabe reply korben seta ami buchte pari ni .
    Appner lekha ta porlam khub bhalo laglo darun anubad korechen appni, r ejonno appnak kitokgotar sathe dhonnobad jani. Appni amar original contact numberer jonno likhechen, asole amar kono duplicate number nai jobe theke mobail bebohar korchi amar ektai mattro contact number …. 93308 32732 .
    Appnar lekhata porar por etuku bollbo – J onno k sonman kore, onnor kaj k gurutto dai, onnor jonno bhabe, sei manusti-k ami Sanjay Mondal sohossobar kitokgotar sathe antorik Pronam janai,THANK YOU OLIVIA THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR REMEMBER ME.
    Sanjay Mondal

    • Olivia says:

      Dada,

      Contact number ta dewar jonno Dhanyawaad! Praye aamake lok- jan ra mail kaure aapnar saathe sampark karwar jonno. Aapni aamake janiye chhilen je aapnar naam diye anya keu ekta number likhe, neeje ke aapnar manager bolto! Asha korchi sei problem tar samadhan hoye gaichhe!

      Auti namratar saathe apna ke dhanyabaad janachhi. Apni amar aunek prasanksha korechhen. Avashyayi bhalo laglo nijer vishaye aeto bhalo- bhalo katha porhe.

      Shubhechha o preetir sahit aunek shubhokaamna janachhi!
      Olivia

  9. shilpa anilkumar says:

    Hey i work for an event management co in Blr, wanted to book Sanjay Mandal & group for an event in Kolkata, i m not able to find the contact number..can some 1 plz help me with this?

    Thnx, Shilpa

    • Olivia says:

      Hey Shilpa,

      Thanks for stopping by. Unfortunately the number listed all over isn’t the one- so claims Sanjay himself! He hasn’t really passed on any number to me! Incase he reads it here- well then, that’s too uncertain!

      Not much of a help here!
      Love x

      • Olivia says:

        Hey Shilpa,

        The number listed above happens to belong to Sanjay Mandal himself; so the commenter claims.

        I believe this would be of some help 🙂
        Love x

  10. Sanjay Mandal says:

    Thanks Olivia,
    Mai SANJAY MANDAL muje pata nahitha k muje itne log pyar karte hay, hamare bare may itna acha soch rakhte hay .

    Internet k bare may muje jada pata nahi hay to muje appse mill ne mai jarase der ho gaye is k lie sorry ,

    Or maine dekha k kuch log mujse milna chahete hay unke program me lekar jana chahete hay muje v acha lagega agar un k program me jasakhte hu unlogose milsakhta hu to, par mare nam k age kisi or k number dalhua hay or us k bare may muje kuch pata nahi jab unko phone kia to o batata hay k koi puch to unse khyedena k mai app ka manger hu.

    Is lie mai sanjay mandal app sab se na mil paneke lie mafi chahata hu or thank you olivia k app ne muje itna izzad dia .

    Sanjay Mandal

    • Olivia says:

      Mondol-da,

      Aapnar comment porhe khoob bhalo laaglo..
      Aapnake aunek dhanyabd janachhi je aapni internete aeto research kore eikhane comment likhechhen.

      Aapnar prodorshan ta audbhut legechhe; aamar kachhe beshi shobdo nei bolbar jonno. Aamar nischoi sandeho chhilo aapnar number ta niye- ei kaarone aami sei number ta eikhane lekha miss korechhi. Aapnar jodi kono original contact number, aachhe, taahole please mail kore din. Aami aapnar number ta eikhane likhe dobo.

      Aapnar ei comment ta aami- Englishe ebong- nijer comment tao Englishe Onubaad kore likhbo- tahole sobai porhte paarbe..
      Aunek bhalobasha aar shubhechha janachhi..

      Olivia

  11. Saumyajit Baidya says:

    i want to invite sanjay mandal and his group in our college fest.. how can i contact them?? plz plz rply.

  12. Saumyajit Baidya says:

    i want to invite sanjay mandal and his grouo in our college fest.. how can i contact them?? plz plz rply.

  13. PRADEEP GUPTA says:

    YEAH!!!!! IT WAS SHOCKING FOR MEH TOO THAT SANJAY MANDAL GROUP ARE NOT THE WINNER OF IGT-2 , BECAUSE THEY ARE THE ONE WHO DESERVE TO BE WINNER… I DON’T WHY PEOPLE NOT VOTED FOR THE SANJAY MANDAL GROUP, BECAUSE THEY’VE TALENT THAT’S FOR SURE…. AND THEIR MUSIC IS JUST EXTRA-ORDINARY CREATED BY WASTES MATERIAL .ACCORDING TO MAH OPINION THE CHAMPOINS ARE SANJAY MANDAL GROUP…. I WISH THIS GROUP ALL THE BEST FOR THEIR FUTURE ..SANJAY MANDAL GROUP YOU ROCKS GUYZZZZ!!!!

    • Olivia says:

      I don’t think they were voted out Pradeep. As I already said, maybe, this was to please that particular chief guest; knowing how these things go in our country!!

      If only we ever realize how much we are losing out on trying please a bunch of anyways already happy!!
      I wish them all the very best in everything that comes up now..

      Love

  14. abhijeet sarkar says:

    its very heart breaking to see that people of india does not voted enough made them winner(sanjay mandal & group) or they had done by some kind of conspiracy who knows ?? but i really appreciate the work u have done for them to get some thing out of this. surely they deserve more…..

  15. Timmy says:

    I am so touched to see that at least you made an effort to write about this group. It was such an unfair judgment. Can’t believe that people are becoming so callous. The winners of India got talent 2010 was definitely undeserving in comparison to the other talents in the finals. In any case, Sanjay Mandal’s group should have been in the top 3 winners. The result was VERY heart breaking.

    • Olivia says:

      Infact, I could not do it in as much detail. I too was shocked to see the judgement. If you see the date of that post, I had posted the videos long before the Finale..

      I guess more than unfair judgement, it is about being biased and pre- staged. I really am surprised how could the public not ask for the count of votes and they have sms-ed for them. Not literally but in the form of the result..!!

      Thanks Timmy for putting your words here.. 😀

  16. Very talented youngsters! Your mother sounds like a wonderful person. Wishing you a great new week.

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