Suresh Haldankar

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Suresh Haldankar
Birth name Sureshh
Born Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Genres Hindustani classical music
Occupation(s) singer


Suresh Haldankar was an Indian classical singer, actor and teacher.[1]

Career[edit]

Born in Goa to a Daivajna family, Suresh Haldankar learned classical music from Jagannathbuwa Purohit, Ganpatrao Dewaskar and Manhar Barve. He performed in Marathi Sangeet Natak musicals and acted alongside Bal Gandharva. His most memorable performance was in the musical Honaji Bala who was based on shahir Honaji Bala.[2] Acharya Atre conferred upon him the title of "Maharashtra Gandharva" after listening to his singing in Shri Ranga Kamala Kanta. Among his other popular songs are Vithu maza lekur wala and Govinda re gopala.

He conducted Indian classical music classes at Dadar.

References[edit]

[3]

  1. ^ "Musical tribute". The Times of India. 2003-02-03. Retrieved 2008-02-25. 
  2. ^ Nadkarni, Jnaneshvar Ganpat (1967). New Directions in the Marathi Theatre. Maharashtra Information Centre. p. 43. 
  3. ^ "Vijaya Parrikar Library of Indian Classical Music".