|Father and son, Chandu and Hemant Mattani are musicians and businessmen, based in the UK. Chandu has been a promoter of Indian music since the 1950's. He started Sona Rupa in the eighties and it has become a major importer of Indian and ethnic clothing. Tel. +44 (0) 116 266 8181, Fax. +44 (0) 116 261 0336.|
A wide range of music is also available from Sona Rupa. It has its own music label, which releases several albums each year. A speciality of the label is light classical instrumental music. The pioneering album Divinity was successful in bridging the gap between classical raga performance and more modern musical treatments.