Kapil Srivastava

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Kapil Srivastava
During the Video shoot of a Song at a studio in Delhi, India.
Background information
Born23 June
Delhi, India
Occupation(s)Guitarist, composer, author

Kapil Srivastava (born 23 June) is an Indian guitarist, music author, composer,[1] trainer[2] from New Delhi. Kapil completed his education from DAV Public School and thereafter pursued his graduation in commerce from University of Delhi. He started his career in 1996 as a guitarist and worked for record labels including Sa Re Ga Ma[3] etc.

Kapil apart from being guitar player also founded the music concept with the name of Guitarmonk in the year 2005 which primarily focus on guitar education, music career,[4] live guitar performances[5] and similar products and service initiatives.[6]

Kapil has been taming an interest for music and allied arts since he was 10 years old. His interests comprise music composing, authoring, music education[7] and live guitar concerts.[8] He has authored several books on guitar some of them are as Rudiments of guitar, mastery to guitar scales vol. 1 & 2 etc.[9] & produced instrumental guitar album as Indian Guitaroo vol 1[10] & vol 2.[11]

He and his team have been training corporate to motivate employees and raise productivity.[12] He has been further playing a major role in counseling schools to consider music education as a serious area rather mere custom.[13]


Kapil Srivastava[14] has composed several guitar compositions. Among them he also improvised India's fastest Bollywood guitar piece Neele Neele Ambar Par,[15] Chura Liya hai tumne on guitar[16] etc. He also composed music, The Journey,[17] for a Bollywood movie Dubai Returns. Guitar duet release with Grammy Winner Vishwa Mohan Bhatt[18] in the year 2016 for the composition Merry Love Rain.[19]


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  12. ^ "Niojak". Niojak. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  13. ^ "Curriculum Magazine". Curriculum Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
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  15. ^ "ActFaqs". ActFaqs. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
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  17. ^ "GhanaNews". GhanaNews. Retrieved 5 June 2015.
  18. ^ "BroadwayWorld". BroadwayWorld. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  19. ^ "DailyNewsOnline". DailyNewsOnline. Retrieved 11 May 2016.

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