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Jagdish Prakash and Sons
History & Origin of Shehnai

The shehnai, shahnai, shenai or mangal vadya, is a double reed oboe, common in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Iran, made out of wood, with a metal flare bell at the end. Its sound is thought to create and maintain a sense of auspiciousness and sanctity and, as a result, is widely used during marriages, processions, in temples, concerts, conferences etc in India.

The Shehnai has been an integral part of Indian culture for centuries. Any special occasion would begin with the shehnai, the melodious sound creates traditional feel.The word shehnai is associated with celebration and happiness. The music of Shehnai adds a special charm to a marriage ceremony with its tune heightening the mood of the celebration.

Shehnai Players in Delhi

Jagdish Prakash & Sons (Estd.1905) is a leading delhi based shehnai players group whose clients are based in all over Delhi/NCR, India & Abroad(Phuket, Bali, Bangkok, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore ,Dubai, Abu-Dhabi, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi-Arabia, Kuwait, Muscat, France, Italy, Germany, Romania, Poland, Ireland, London, Austria, Spain, Ireland, united kingdom, United States, Canada, Scotland, Norway, Sweden, Russia, Moscow).

The company was initially started from the hub of old Delhi (INDIA) in 1905 by Shri Om Prakash Ji later on His Son Jagdish Prakash expanded his business in the field of entertainment & Management in entire India(Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Mount-Abu, Rajasthan, Kerala, Goa, Kolkata, Pune, Bangalore, Karnataka, Hyderabad, Indore, Shimla, Kullu, Manali, Jammu Kashmir, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Pathankot, Srinagar, Calcutta, Guwahati, Patna, Lukhnow, Kanpur, Surat, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Churu, Jaisalmer, Agra, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, Mcleodganj, Pune, Mumbai, Solan, Amritsar, Jamnagar, Bikaner, Jalgaon, Seoni, Haldwani, Mussoorie, Nainital, Sharanpur, Rudrapur, Dehradun, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Ranchi, Kota, Kochi, Madurai, Chennai, Coimbatore, Bhubaneshwar, Visakhapatnam, Nellore, Puducherry, Kolhapur, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Raipur) And Overseas.

Shehnai Players for Wedding

We started providing Shehnai playing services from the time when entertainment sources were limited. We have employed the finest Shehnai Players in our Group, one who shares our vision and give their best every time they perform. Our stylish uniform and colorful safa, Pagdi gives artist a royal look to their personality and style. Jagdish Prakash and Sons was founded on the principle that the music we play can have a profound effect on the most important Events in people life’s, and should be musically and visually exciting, leading to an entertaining experience.

Wedding Shehnai Players

In India Shehnai plays an important role in every occasion be it Wedding, Pre-Wedding, Post Wedding(Be it of Bengali, Rajasthani, Gujarati, Punjabi, Sikh, Baniya, Sindhi, Marwari, Muslim, Jain or any other North Indian Community) ,Birthday Party, Wedding Anniversary, Cultural Activity, Religious Affair, Festivals (Holi Mangal-Milan, Diwali-Pujan, etc), Inaugurations, Receptions, Cocktails, Sagan Ceremony, Corporate parties, welcome occasions, National Events etc

Best Shehnai Player

Jagdish Prakash and Sons has performed for many bollywood Stars Wedding, Minister’s homely events, IAS, IPS, IFS officers, Chief Justice of India, High Court Judges, Supreme Court Judges, Lawyers, Diplomats, International level players, Industrialists, Govt. Of India sponsored programmes, big event management companies etc that has given “Jagdish Prakash and Sons” a platform into the Glittering World of music as well. That’s why whenever there’s an occasion or ceremony, one name that comes to the mind is the famous ‘’Jagdish Prakash and Sons’’- the choice of millions!


Traditional Shehnai Players

Royal Shehnai Players

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