Bhuvanesh Komkali



Shri Bhuvanesh Mukul Komkali was born on 18 July 1978 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He received his initial training in music from his father Shri Mukul Shivputra and grandfather Pandit Kumar Gandharva, and later he came under the tutelage of his grandmother Shrimati Vasundhara Komkali at the Kumar Gandharva Sangeet Academy, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh. Presently he is receiving training from Shri Madhup Mudgal at the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, New Delhi.
A recipient of Junior Scholarship from the Department of Culture, Government of India, and a 'B' High grade artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan, he has performed widely in many prestigious music festivals in India and abroad. He has lectured in many Universities also. Shri Bhuvanesh has also composed music for a Hindi movie 'Devi Ahilya'. Presently he is engaged in preserving Pandit Kumar Gandharva's music through digital technology.
Shri Bhuvanesh Komkali has received a number of titles and awards including the Shanmukhanand Shiromani Award conferred by Sri Shanmukhanand Sabha, Mumbai (2009), and the Mallikarjun Mansoor Yuva Puraskar given by the Government of Karnataka (2010).
Shri Bhuvanesh Mukul Komkali is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2012 for his notable talent in the field of Hindustani vocal music.