Born on 28 October 1971 in a family of Kathak dance
exponents, Shri Yogesh Gangani received his initial training
in Tabla under his father Shri Kundan Lal Gangani. Later, he
received advanced training in Tabla and Pakhawaj under his
brother, Shri Fateh Singh Gangani. Shri Gangani learnt
Kathak dance under his brother Shri Rajendra Gangani at
the Kathak Kendra, New Delhi.
He has been an accompanist on Tabla and Pakhawaj in various Kathak dance performances within the country and abroad, including the Kathak Mahotsava, Khajuraho Festival, Konark Festival, Taj Mahotsav, and various dance festivals organized by the Sangeet Natak Akademi. He has also been an accompanist with various Kathak dancers.
Shri Yogesh Gangani is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2010 for his talent in the field of Music for Dance – Tabla for Kathak.