Shri Milind Srivastav was born on 23 November 1978 in Delhi. He learnt the art of lighting design under the guidance of his father (Late) Shri Raj Kumar. He further received training in lighting design from Shri R.K. Dhingra and Shri Gautam Bhattacharya.
Shri Milind Srivastav has been designing and operating lighting for theatre, dance, ballet and other events for the last 16 years and made his mark as a young designer. He has designed lighting for the eminent performers like Pt. Birju Maharaj, Leela Samson, Madhavi Mudgal, Shovana Narain, Narendra Sharma, Dadi Pudumjee and Astad Deboo.
He has also got opportunity to travel with different groups in international festivals at Surinam, Spain, Pakistan, Belgium, Switzerland, North Korea and Vietnam.
Shri Milind Srivastav is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2009 for his notable talent in the field of Stage Lighting.