Ashton Place, Willowbrook, IL became the hub of melodious celebration of joy and happiness at the Diwali celebration hosted by Bollywood Sargam on October 21, 2022. The event hosts Pratibha Jairath of Bollywood Sargam and Ashok Potdar of Silver Senior group and Shreeji tours made every effort to bring smiles on all the guests present at the event. It was once again a full house.
The lamp lighting ceremony included the sponsors and supporters Anil and Sweety Loomba, Mayur and Neelam Ganger, Pinky and Dinesh Thakkar, Bhupinder & Anita Beri, Brij and Vijay Sharma, Ashok Potdar, Hitesh Gandhi and Onkar sangha. Pratibha Jairath acknowledged the support and encouragement she received from each one present. The businessman, community leader and now a philanthropist Anil Loomba of Home Mortgage Solutions Inc. virtually sent his best wishes for Diwali to everyone. Pratibha also briefed upon the activities and initiatives of her Not-For Profit organization Vidya Jyoti.
The singing trio Pratibha Jairath, Raju Bankapur, Pradeep Sood kept the audience on their dancing feet throughout the celebration. The program started with melodious songs when Pratibha gave special tribute to legendary Lata Mangeshkar and paid respect to the legend’s unmatchable contribution to the world of music. There was pin drop silence throughout the listening numbers but then folks came to the dance floor with Pratibha’s dancing numbers. The next singer Pardeep Sood had a dramatic Kishore Kumar number and his Punjabi medley that people love brought even more people to the dance floor. Very well-known artist Raju Bankapur’s versatile and unique medley created a lot of excitement.
The beautiful dance performances by Priyanka Parekh and Jenish Balsara got a big applause from the audience. Raju Bankapur’s fingers created magic on the flute and transported the audience to the world of pure joy and ecstasy.
Orchestra Sa Re Ga Ma with Hitesh Master Nayak, Pt. Puran Lal Vyas , Gopal Shah and sound engineer/DJ Saif enthralled the attendees. Friends and families thoroughly enjoyed the fun packed melodious evening which is the hallmark of Pratibha Jairath that makes her one of the most sought-after entertainers and artists of Chicago.