Vocal Concert by Pt. Sanjeev Abhyankar


Vocal : Pt. Sanjeev Abhyankar
Tabla : Ajinkya Joshi
Harmonium : Tanmay Deochake


Blessed with an exceptionally sweet voice, his vocation in life was clear right from the age of 3. Born in 1969, Sanjeev started learning Hindustani Classical Music from the tender age of eight. He has been groomed by his mother Dr. Shobha Abhyankar, Pandit Pimpalkhare ji and Padmavibhushan Pandit Jasraj ji. Though his aim had been to pursue a career in music since childhood, he has acquired a bachelor's Degree in Commerce.

Sanjeev rendered his first stage performance in Mumbai , at the age of 11. Since then, he has travelled extensively all over the country, performing in all the prestigious conferences and art circles, several times. He has spread the fragrance of Indian Classical music in U.S.A., Canada, Australia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. He has a distinction of performing in over 200 different cities till date. Sanjeev's award winning performance in 'Godmother' as also his impassioned rendition of Marathi Abhangs, Bhavgeets and Hindi - Sanskrit Bhajans reflect his easy grace and versatility.

Sanjeev's sustained excellence in performance has earned him many prestigious awards like: The Pandit Kumar Gandharva National Award 2008 by the Govt of Madhya Pradesh, The prestigious F. I. E. Foundation National Award 1996, The title 'Sur Ratna' in 1996, Pandit Jasraj Gaurav Puraskar 1991 and The President's award from the All India Radio in 1990. He has proven his versatility and expertise in different genres of music and has won the coveted National Award 1998 as the best male playback singer for the Hindi film 'Godmother'