Talent is what talent does and Vishwa has never once failed to surprise us with his unbeatable taal of dholak. Some of his biggest contributions in Bollywood music is for dhak dhak karne laga from the movie Beta and working under Ismail Darbar for the movies Hum Dill De Chuke Sanam and Devdaas. And that’s still not all, he has been in the music team of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa since its very first show and has no plan to be replaced any time soon because the production department has already recognized the gem of talent they have.
R. S. Mani
R S Mani (popularly known as ‘Mani’), started off in the music field by playing the flute in his school band, slowly shifted to the Drums and percussions. He has toured with big legends like KISHORE KUMAR, R D BURMAN, MAHENDRA KAPOOR to name a few. Mani did the complete arrangement, sound designing of all the Songs of the Yash Raj films blockbuster ‘VEER ZAARA’. He also scored the Background music with a 40-piece Live Orchestra and Keyboards and was also nominated for the Best Background score/SCREEN AWARDS for the same film. Mani has also arranged POPULAR FILM SONGS like Chamma Chamma, Mehboob mere, etc composed by Anu Malik, and the songs of the movie ‘MANN’.
He is one of the most revered and respected keyboard player and music arranger in the industry with over 30 years of experience playing the keyboard. A regular feature of the Aryan’s band, Vipul is a disciple of Pt. Anupam Rai.
Having performed for multiple international artistes and concerts across the globe, Vipul chose to become an instructor and coach and impart his knowledge to budding and upcoming artistes and trains over 300 students at his institute – Gurukul academy in Mumbai.
Vipul has also arranged and composed music along with Ameya for their Ekam Satt concerts.
He is the disciple of late maestro Ustad Allarakha Qureshi. He has been a tabla exponent and a child prodigy has now been practicing the art for the past 27 years. He is a core member of Ameya’s musical concerts and has been performing together for over 10 years.
He has also played at the Russian Jazz Festival, the Goa Sun-Burn festival and has also accompanied maestros such as Lata Mangeshkar, Suresh Wadkar, Shubha Mudgal and others.
Sanchit is a talent with enormous energy and finesse in his art. A drummer and Tabla player par excellence, he has learnt his art from Gino Banks and Taufiq Qureshi after initial training from Jayesh Dhargalkar.
He has been training for over 15 years and has been a part of Ameya’s ensemble for over 10 years. He also plays with other prolific singers such as Pooja Gaitonde and is also a part of the ROOH band.
A star guitarist and life of Radio Channel Fever 104.8 in Mumbai, Punit loves to play Bollywood music, and has played with numerous celebrities all around India.
Priyanka is a versatile singer, she is learning light music and classical music under her Guru Pandit B. A. Tupe. She has been training for over 14 years, and has been performing in shows and concerts for more than 10 years. She has been honored with the celibacy of “Punyanagari sargam”. She had participated in “Sangeet Samrat” which was organized on “Zee Yuva” channel. She has recorded songs for some of the upcoming Marathi films.
An all-rounder in the art of Dholak, Tabla, Punjabi Dhol and numerous other percussion has played with multiple Sufi and Bollywood playback singer. He was a runner-up in reality show Dholki Zali Bolki which was telecasted on Durdarshan. He has also contributed in recordings of music tracks for Marathi feature films.
Prasad Has been learning and teaching music at Suresh Wadkar’s Ajivasan Music Academy.
He has been a part of vocal background score for Bollywood movie Bajirao Mastani, sung 6 songs for Patanjali Yog Darshan album.
Pankaj AKA Pankz-The Guitar Swinger, started guitar at age of 19 years, is a self-learner. His guitar skills are backed by immense melodies and hard backing substance. His Loves playing blues, light rock and little classical.
Sangeet visharad from Gandharv Mahavidyala, recipient of Sangeet Ratna Degree in light classical music, Neha Rane is a rising star in Mumbai Music scene. She has also recorded scratch tracks for the Voice of Bollywood Shreya Ghosal.
Keshab is equivalent to folk sound of North East India. After discovering his musical abilities in a reality show, he has been performing for multiple folk and YouTube concerts all around India with his band. He has also featured in Kingfisher Strong Backstage for his heart-worming Qawwali Maula, not to forget his regular features on Durdarshan with his band for Indian folk rock.
A sensation from &Tv reality show Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani is a student of Padma-Vibhushan Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia. Manuraj is a stellar act with his skills to combine Hindustani Classical Music with Groovy Bollywood hits. He has travelled all-around the globe for his performances.
An Indian tabla player. He was awarded with ‘Padma Shri’ award in 2014, the fourth highest civilian award by Government of India. Taalchakra is a music festival started by Vijay Ghate and few others. This festival provides a platform for young musicians to perform. Different artists from various genres of music perform at the festival.
He is the leading artist in the world for Mridangam and Ghatam. He has received multiple awards for his skills and knowledge of music, and always is a buzzing name in concerts with artists like Pandit Vijay Ghate, Ranjit Barot and Niladri Kumar.