New Delhi,18.08.20-People across Jammu, Chandigarh, Delhi, US, UK, Oman, Muscat and other parts of the continent were treated with the soulful melody of Dogri compositions at the online Freedom Concert, held on August 15 to honour the nation's brave.

Hosted by Kunwar Viyogi Memorial Trust, The Freedom Concert saw the convergence of renowned singers Jasbir Jassi, Ghazal singer Radhika Chopra, brother-sister duo RJ Roohie and Juhi, folk singer Vanshhika Jaral and soloist singer Dr Manvi Gupta, who enthralled the audience with their mesmerizing voices. #I Am Bharat campaign was also launched during the event. It is a unique endeavour to connect the youth across the globe and expose them to the wealth of India and the Dogri culture in particular.

Heartbeat of Punjabi music Jasbir Jassi mesmerised the audience with a number of Punjabi folk songs and his all-time popular numbers like Heer, Dil Leygai Kudi, Koka Koka and many more foot-tapping compositions. The people of Jammu will soon hear their favourite singer coon in Dogri as he is currently composing and singing a Dogri song, penned by Kunwar Viyogi. The very versatile singer, composer and actor said , "It was like my prayers were answered when Kunwar Viyogi Trust approached me to sing Viyogiji's song." Keeping true to his motherland, the Punjabi singer did not disappoint his fans and in his true Punjabi style, signed off with 'Yeh Desh Hai Veer Jawano Ka', a composition that could melt even the mountains.

Radhika captivated the audience with heart-warming ghazals, among which included the very popular 'Tum Apna Ranjo Gham'. Calling herself a patriot and a passionate Bhartiya, Radhika confessed that August 15 is most special for her. "I was born on August 15 and my nation attained freedom today. I am a daughter of this soil and very proud to be an India," said Radhika. Birthday wishes began pouring in for the daughter of Jammu soon after, who also said that her love for Dogri and the people is something she cherishes the most.

Manvi, who is a soloist, opened the concert with Kunwar Viyogi's Dogri composition Dosti. Manvi has penned the English lyrics of Dosti and has also composed the music of this foot-tapping number. The versatile singer also crooned one of her original compositions Ehsaas and ended her session with the patriotic melody Vande Mataram & Bharat humko jaan se pyaar hai.

As the evening progressed, the audience were in for another treat. Brother-sister duo Roohie and Juhi sang their latest Dogri number Bholi, penned by Kunwar Viyogi. Sharing their experience about the song, the siblings revealed, "Kunwar Viyogi wrote Bholi when he was only 17-years old. In the song he talks about his deep love for his young sister, who with her innocent antics and playfulness amuses her brother and brings joy to his heart." The song is composed by father of Roohie and Juhi who is Jammu's most popular singer Suraj Singh.

The youngest and the surprise package of the Freedom Concert - Vanshika Jaral left the audience spellbound soon after she began singing Dillangi Chaar, a Dogri song penned by Kunwar Viyogi. Vanshika, who is currently recording the song for Kunwar Viyogi Memorial Trust said, "The poet in the song says that I love you without any conditions, and loving you will never be a mistake. You can choose not to love me, but for me you will be my first and only love." Vanshika also enthralled the audience with Dogri folk 'Sapaari Di Daaliye', a very popular number in Jammu.