Pushkar Lele

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Pushkar Lele
Birth name Pushkar
Born 14 November 1979
Origin Pune, Maharashtra, India
Genres Hindustani Classical Music
Occupation(s) Hindustani Classical Vocalist
Years active 1999 onwards
Website http://www.pushkarlele.com/Home.html

Pushkar Lele (born 14 November 1979) is a Hindustani Classical Vocalist. He is best known for his 'Kumar Gandharva Style Gayaki (singing)'.

Early life[edit]

Lele, a child prodigy, was introduced to the world of music while in kindergarten when his aunt gifted him a toy harmonium. He would play National Anthem and other nursery rhymes on the toy harmonium.[1] This is when his mother noticed his musical talent and started his formal music training in light music under Ms. Medha Gandhe.[2]

Career[edit]

List of Awards[edit]

  • Pandit Vishnu Digambar Paluskar Award,[3][4][5] 2001, – Awarded by Sharada Sangeet Vidyalaya, Mumbai
  • Late Shri. Jaywant & Late Smt. Vasanti Paingankar Smruti Puraskaar, 2004 – Awarded by Pandit Jasraj MitraMandal Public Trust, Pune
  • Dr.Vasantrao Deshpande Yuva Kalakaar Puraskaar,[6] 2004 – Awarded by Dr. Vasantrao Deshpande Memorial Foundation, Chinchwad
  • Sur Mani,[7] 2004 – Awarded by Sur-Singar Samsad, Mumbai
  • Gayanacharya Ramkrishnabua Vaze Puraskaar, 2004 – Awarded to outstanding artistes by Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Pune
  • Sudhir Phadke Yuvonmesh Puraskaar,[8] 2006 – Awarded by Indradhanu, Thane
  • Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki Smriti Yuva Puraskaar,[9] 2011 – Awarded by Tarangini Pratishthan

Personal life[edit]

Performances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "An Early Tune". http://www.india-today.com/. India Today. 30 October 2006. Retrieved 7 April 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ "About Me". http://pushkarlele.com/. Retrieved 7 April 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ "Pushkar Lele on Artists India". Artists India. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Pushkar Lele on Vishwamohini". Vishwamohini. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Pushkar Lele on Zee Marathi SaReGaMaPa". Zee Marathi. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Pushkar Lele to Perform in Goa". Nav Bharat Times. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  7. ^ "Pushkar Lele on Indian Art and Artists". Indian Art and Artists. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  8. ^ "Pushkar Lele's interview in The Punekar". The Punekar. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "6th edition of Pt Jitendra Abhisheki Sangeet Mahotsav". Times of India. Retrieved 10 April 2014.