Shobha’s singing brings hope for Kush

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Shobha Ingleshwar as everyone in Sydney knows is known for her singing and starting Om Gettogethers in Ashfield.

Tomorrow on November 5 she sings for this little boy Kush who has genetic disorder and the event ‘Asha for Kush’ is aimed at raising funds for a researcher to do research and help find a cure for Kush’s condition.

Shoba is a also Lions Club member and is keen community worker who is passionate and is Lions Ambassador for G I cancer.

“No one thinks of gastro-intestinal cancer since breast cancer gets a lot of publicity. The bowel cancer cases are on the rise,” says Shobha.

Shobha belongs to a creative family from Maharashtra, sister of Kedarnath Paggad, she says, “I have inherited voice from my father and the skill I developed when my brother Kedar who had set up quite a sophisticated Karoake system that got me going. I have had no training but I remember back home we all used to sit together and sing in family gatherings.”

“They were the simple pleasures of life as we were a family of seven children,” reminisces Shobha.

“I moved here in 2002 and my husband had an accident at work and the only solace for me was music which kept me going. Instead of becoming a nervous wreck it helped me stay strong.”

“Music makes me connect to my divinity. When I sing I am able to emote better is when you think of the divine in you. More over the research suggests that music is a mood elevator and helps immensely in depression.”

There is no stopping Shobha who is thinking of starting a project ‘Dial-A-Sakhi’ – ‘dial a friend’ because she says you really need a friend to help one go through difficult times.

Do go and hear Shobha tomorrow on November 5, 2016 –  who is an adept at Asha Bhonsle songs and entertains with her smooth silky voice. ‘Asha – Hope for Kush’ program will be held at Glenwood High School, Cnr of Foreman ave and Glenwood Park Drive from 5.30pm to 9pm.

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