In a harmonious display of togetherness and empowerment, the women of Suyog Nisarg co-operative housing society have come together to form a musical band, aptly named ‘The Bangles’. This collective initiative, comprising 30+ talented females from various age groups and walks of life, is all set to redefine the spirit of womanhood through their harmonious melodies. Under the expert guidance of their dedicated coach, Vishal Vijay Wadaye, an accomplished artist and musician, ‘The Bangles’ have been honing their musical skills through regular mentoring sessions. The name of the band, ‘The Bangles’, itself is a celebration of femininity and symbolizes the strength and resilience that women across generations embody.
The grand debut of ‘The Bangles’ took place on the occasion of Independence Day, where they enchanted the audience with their soul-stirring performances. Group’s event kickstarted with the recital of a poem (details below) and a timeless classic, ‘दिल है छोटा सा छोटी सी आशा’ (Dil Hai Chhota Sa Chhoti Si Aasha), a song that beautifully encapsulates themes of women’s strength, determination, aspirations, self-appreciation, and love for oneself. This poignant message was followed by a patriotic rendition of ‘हर करम अपना करेंगे, ऐ वतन तेरे लिए’ (Har Karam Apna Karenge, Aye Watan Tere Liye), which brought forth the group’s deep-rooted connection to their homeland.
A significant aspect of ‘The Bangles’ is the diversity within its members, which includes working professionals, students, and homemakers. The group has been able to bridge generational gaps, enabling women from different walks of life to find common ground and create melodious harmonies. This band not only serves as a platform for artistic expression but also strives to spread positivity and happiness in the community.
Mr. Vishal Wadaye who orchestrated and performed in the group’s performance; is a resident of Suyog Nisarg and noteworthy famous Artist, a singer and a musician as well. He finds inspiration in life and nature to convey nostalgia, beauty and spirituality. Over the years, he has participated in numerous exhibitions, received various awards, conducted workshops, and his paintings are held in collections worldwide through public and private collections, and notable personalities.
The members of ‘The Bangles’ are a remarkable group of individuals who have embraced this initiative wholeheartedly. The names of these exceptional women who have contributed to this musical endeavor are as follows:
Dimple Pandey, Urvashi Bangroo, Pragya Tilloo, Savita Shegavi, Sasmita Sumeet, Kavita sonare, Priyanka Kachhwah, Pranjali Rakesh Patankar, Komal Kulkarni, Kripali Dongardiye, Shalini jha, khushboo sancheti, vidya gadkari, hema more, Supriya Verma, Sneha Bisen, Laboni Pardhikar ,Unnati Jangid, Ankita Srivastava, Neema Gupta, Swati Desai, kanchan singh, Vijayalaxmi Pillai, Rekha Das, Rojalin Gouda, Megha Vispute, Lakshmi vinod, Supriya Prasad, Sandhya Giri, Neelam Bhandari, Surekha Malpani, Asha Ingale.
The members’ collective commitment and passion for music have turned ‘The Bangles’ into more than just a musical ensemble. It’s a symbol of togetherness, strength, and women’s empowerment, driving home the message that no matter the age, background, or occupation, women can come together to create something beautiful and impactful. As ‘The Bangles’ aim to grow bigger and touch more lives with their music, they leave an indelible mark on Suyog Nisarg society and beyond, inspiring others to break barriers, embrace their talents, and celebrate the power of collective effort.