Malhar is an old raga in Indian classical music. Malhar is associated with the atmosphere of torrential rains. Besides the basic Shuddha Malhar, which was the original Malhar, there are several Malhar-related ragas that use the Malhar signature phrase m (m)R (m)R P, including Miyan Malhar, Ramdasi Malhar, Gaud Malhar, Sur Malhar, Des Malhar, Nat Malhar, and Meera ki Malhar. AROHAN: S,R,g,M,P,DHA,N,SA AVAROHAN: SA,n,DHA,P,M,g,R,S chalan: N(KHAD) SA RE dha MA(SLAR)
Malhar is the second largest inter-collegiate youth festival in Asia, hosted annually by the students of St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, India. The Mascot for malhar is a frog which is called Puddles.
The festival is completely managed, organized and run by the workforce which consists of 1200 volunteers and 130 people in the organizing committee.