'Nachom-ia Kumpasar' is a Konkani feature film - a tribute to Goan Music and her legendary musicians. Narrated through the emotional roller coaster of a love story destined to tragedy, it celebrates Goan music through the eyes of its prodigiously eclectic generation of musicians in the 1960s and 70s. The film weaves its lilting narrative through 20 timeless Konkani songs that capture the timbre and texture of a sound scape these musicians made their own. Nachom-ia Kumpasar is a nostalgic musical tale set in the times these formidable talents lived and died in. Unrecognized. Unappreciated. And unsung
The bitter sweet relationship between a young singer and her musician mentor set against the backdrop of the jazz clubs of Bombay and the musicians from Goa during the 60s. In the 1960s Lawry a young Goan musician playing in the nightclubs of Bombay, returns to Goa to find a singer for his band where he meets Dona. While Lawry moulds the impressionable young Dona into a talented singer, they fall deeply in love. The emotional roller coaster of a love story is destined to tragedy. The film weaves its lilting narrative through 20 timeless songs Based on actual events this quasi-biographical film is a tribute to one of Goa's greatest, yet barely acknowledged legacy - its musicians, who once upon a time set the jazz clubs of Bombay on fire and actually shaped the music of Bollywood cinema. Nachom-ia Kumpasar is a nostalgic musical tale set in the times these musicians lived and died in - unrecognized, unappreciated...and unsung.