Shounak Abhisheki

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Shounak Abhisheki
Shounak Abhisheki singing in Vasantotsav 2011.jpg
Shounak Abhisheki singing in Vasantotsav 2011
Background information
Also known as Shounak Abhisheki
Origin Mangeshi, Goa, India
Genres Classical, semi-classical, devotional, natya sangeet
Occupation(s) Singer, composer
Website Artists website

Shounak Abhisheki (Devanagari: शौनक अभिषेकी is an Indian vocalist, composer of classical, semi-classical, and devotional music.


Shounak Abhisheki, the son and disciple of Maestro Pt. Jitendra Abhisheki,[1] is a vocalist who combines Agra and Jaipur styles of Hindustani Classical Music. Abhisheki trained under Smt. Kamaltai Tambe of the Jaipur Gharana.


Shounak has performed special programs such as Swarabhishek,[2] Tulsi Ke Ram & Kabir and Abhang,[3] based on his father's compositions.

In addition to several Indian music festivals,[1][2][3][4][5][6] he has performed a series of concerts in the United States,[7] the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, the Persian Gulf and Thailand.

Shounak has been recorded by Sony Music, Music Today, Times Music, Ninad Music, Music Curry, and Fountain Music.

Awards and recognitions[edit]

  • Love da musique award by French Government
  • Pune Ki Asha Puraskar
  • Balgandharva Puraskar
  • Zee Gaurav Puraskar
  • N.C.P.A. Excellence Award
  • Pt. Dinanath Mangeshkar Puraskar by Marathi Natyaparishad
  • Saraswatibai Rane Puraskar
  • Pt. Dinanath Mangeshkar Puraskar by Marathi Natyaparishad
  • Symbiosis University Cultural Award


  1. ^ a b "Talented youth meet the maestros at classical music fest". Indo Asian News Service. 12 February 2010. Retrieved 12 April 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Anubhuti Arts completes one year". Screen Weekly. 4 August 2006. Retrieved 12 April 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Taramati music festival from December 3". The Hindu. 27 November 2004. Retrieved 12 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "Out of tune". The Times of India. 13 December 2002. Retrieved 12 April 2010. 
  5. ^ "Music fest to remember Jyotsna Bhole". The Times of India. 5 May 2009. Retrieved 12 April 2010. 
  6. ^ "Celebrate Rains... Celebrate Life". Express Buzz. The New Indian Express Group. 18 July 2009. Retrieved 12 April 2010. 
  7. ^ Chinen, Nate (12 May 2008). "Recalling Miles Davis by Crossing Cultures". The New York Times. Retrieved 12 April 2010. 

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