In this article we will be discussing about the famous singer Sanjeev Abhyankar.
Pandit Sanjeev Abhyankar, a Mewati Gharana maestro, is a Hindustani Classical Music artist of international acclaim. He is an extremely popular artist who serves as an inspiration to the younger generation. With his magical singing, he has piqued the interest of the younger generation in Indian Classical music. Throughout his more than 25-year career, he has served as a role model for dedication, hard work, patience, and perseverance.
He has several cassettes and compact discs from well-known music labels such as HMV, Music Today, Sony Music, Times Music, Navaras Records U.K., Neelam Audio Videos U.S.A., Sona Rupa U.K., BMG Cressendo, Ninaad Music, Fountain Music, and Alurkar Music, which have received worldwide acclaim.
He has also provided music for films such as ‘Maachis,’ ‘Nidaan,’ ‘Sanshodhan,’ ‘Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar,’ and ‘Banaras.’
Sanjeevji’s award-winning performance in ‘Godmother,’ as well as his moving renditions of Marathi Abhangs and Hindi Bhajans, demonstrate his effortless grace and versatility.
Awards Of Sanjeev Abhyankar
Many awards have been bestowed upon him, including the President’s Award from All India Radio in 1990, the F. I. E. Foundation National Award in 1996, the National Award in 1998 as the best male playback singer for the Hindi film Godmother, the Kumar Gandharva National Award 2008 from the Government of Madhya Pradesh, the title ‘Sur Ratna,’ Rotary Vocational Excellence Award 2002, and the Pandit Jasraj Gaurav Puraskar.
Career Of Sanjeev Abhyankar
Sanjeev Abhyankar made his stage debut at the age of 11 in Mumbai in 1981. He has traveled extensively throughout the country and abroad since then.
He has recorded for HMV, Music Today, Sony Music, Times Music, Navaras Records UK, Neelam Audio Video USA, Sona Rupa UK, BMG Cressendo, Ninaad Music, Fountain Music, and Alurkar Music. He’s also done music for films like Maachis, Nidaan, Sanshodhan, Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar, and Banaras.
He has the distinction of having performed in over 200 cities around the world.
He is a fantastic classical composer who has written music for many bandishes and devotional songs. Many of his compositions are available for free download on his website, www.sanjeevabhyankar.com. He also specializes in jugalbandi (duet singing), having performed with Shankar Mahadevan, Kala Ramnath, Ashwini Bhide Deshpande, Shashank Subramanian, and Rakesh Chaurasia, to name a few.