|This article is an orphan, as no other articles link to it. Please introduce links to this page from ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. (February 2015)|
|Born||17 January 1968
|Genres||Stage Singing, Light Singing, ghazal, playback singing|
Shrikant Narayan (born 17 January 1968) is an Indian stage and playback singer, known for the Marathi song Dol Doltay Warya Vari which reached double platinum status in India in 1986. Narayan records music in a number of languages; Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.
Narayan took part in music competitions during his youth, but did not pursue a singing career until winning a singing competition whilst attending Bhavan's College, Andheri in 1985-1986. He graduated from university in 1990 and would perform in the evenings, whilst working full time during the day, latterly with pharmaceutical company May & Baker. Narayan would leave May & Baker in 1997 to perform full time.
Narayan performed a 12-hour marathon concert titled Pukarta Chala Hoon Main in Mumbai on 25 December 2012, which featured 101 songs by Mohammed Rafi, to celebrate what would have been Rafi's 88th birthday.
Achievements & Awards
- "Shrikant Narayan recreates Rafi’s magic in US". The Times of India. 8 September 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
- Navis, Namita (13 June 2008). "Promising talent". The Indian Express. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
- "About - Shrikant Narayan". Retrieved 23 December 2013.
- Raje, Niilesh (11 June 2013). "How Shrikant Narayan became a voice of Mohammed Rafi". Merinews. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
- "12-hour marathon Mohammed Rafi concert on Dec 25". India Today. 23 December 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2013.