Born in the family of music lovers,
Manish was introduced to music by his mother.
Later on he was groomed under the able guidance of Late Shri V.R.Waliwadekar of Indore.
He then continued his training under the legendary slide guitar player Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt.
Manish is currently under the tutelage of USTAD SHAHID PARVEZ, the famous sitar maestro of Itawa gharana.

Manish is an approved artist of AIR and Television and has a Sangeet Visharad degree from Gandharva Mahavidyalaya to his credit.
He has been awarded the title ‘SURMANI’ by Sur Sringar Samsad, Mumbai.
He has won the first prize in Yuva Sangeet and Nritya Mahotsava organized by the SCZCC, Nagpur in 1992.
Manish has also recorded for an music album ‘IN THE HOUSE OF MIRRORS’ with the French Music composer Hector Zazou.

Manish has traveled various cities of Spain and France (Europe) for his solo, duets and fusion concerts.
Manish has performed an opening solo concert in Clandestino festival 2010,
held in Gothenburg, Sweden, and also performed and did workshops in various cities of Sweden.
He has performed at THE FESTIVAL OF INDIA, organised by ICCR, held in different cities of China, in September 2010.
Manish has been part of Daksha Sheth Dance company and played concerts with the company in India and abroad.

He has performed Solos, Duets and Fusion in various festivals in different parts of the country including:
He has performed Solos, Duets and Fusion in various festivals in different parts of the country including:
• Nehru Center Mumbai
• Kamani Auditorium, Delhi
• Swami Haridas Sangeet Sammelan. Mumbai
• 38th International Film Festival, Goa
• Uttaradhikar, by Ustad Allauddinkhan Academy, Bhopal.
• Sangeet Kalopasak Amravati
• Kala Academy Goa
• Mahashala Kala Sangam Goa
• Samrat Club, Goa
• Deval Club, Pannalal Ghosh smriti samaroh, Kolhapur
• IMG Xaviers College Mumbai
• CRPIM Mumbai
• Abhijaat Kalaprasarak Mandal Pune
• Swar Ninaad Mumbai
• Ruia College Mumbai
• Sursagar Pandharpur
• Kirti Kala Kendra Nasik
• Kala Nyaya Mumbai
• Udayan Mumbai
• Jadhavpur University, Kolkota
• Swarotsav, Devrukh, Ratnagiri
• And many other places like Kolhapur, Banaras, Indore, Karnataka etc.

Manish is also a Music composer, and composed music for various advertisements,
documentaries and also composed background music for a short film
YEH WHO SAHAR TO NAHIN which won the National award in 1997.
Manish is a Recording engineer passed out from Film and TV Institute of India, Pune
and presently working as a freelancer on various projects in Films and Television.

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Contact Manish

Cellphone: +91 9820230963

Address: 32 - Aakanksha,
Sector 2, Plot No 303,
RDP 4, Charkop,
Kandivali - West,
Mumbai - 400 067.

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