Shrimati Manjusha Sandeep Patil was born on 2
November 1971 at Sangli, Maharashtra. She
received her initial training in music from Shri
Chintubua Mhaiskar and later learnt from Shri D.V.
Kanebua, Shri Narendra Kanekar and Shri Vikas
Kashalkar. At present, she is receiving further
training under Shri Ulhas Kashalkar. Manjusha Patil
has also studied rare bandishes and the different
forms of music under Dr. Ashok D. Ranade. She is an
‘A’ grade artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan
and also an empanelled artist of I.C.C.R. Recipient
of the Mani Mann Fellowship given by the Sanskriti
Foundation, Delhi, Manjusha has performed widely
in India and abroad in festivals such as the Tansen
Samaroh, Gwalior; Sawai Gandharva Mahotsav,
Pune and Kundgole; and the Akashwani Sangeet
Manjusha is adept both in semi-classical music and Natya Sangeet. She has received many awards and titles including the Pt. Jasraj Gaurav Puraskar in 1998, and the Pt. Manik Varma Puraskar in 2005.
Shrimati Manjusha Sandeep Patil is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2010 for her talent in the field of Hindustani Vocal Music.