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When compiling information for this website, I have drawn information and other material from various sources including the following:



  • Bhendi Bazaar Gharana Issue of “Sangeet” magazine published in January, 2006 By Sangeet Karyalaya, Hathras, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Souvenir published by Dadar Matunga Cultural Centre on the occasion of Bhendi Bazaar Gharana Sangeet Sammelan held in April 1999 at Mumbai.
  • Souvenir published on the occasion of Pandit Shivkumar Shukla Felicitation Memento held in December 1992 at Vadodara, Gujarat.
  • Souvenir published on the occasion of Dr. Navrang Nagpurkar Amrut Mahotsava held in March 1994 at Mumbai.
  • Souvenir published on the occasion of Golden Jubilee celebration of Arun Music Class in February 1991 at Pune, Maharashtra. 

 Information, Audio Files,Photographs and Bandishes

Smt. Sangeeta Pandharpurkar, Ms. Kiran Shukla, Shri. Swapnil Nagpurkar, Shri. Santosh Nadkarni, Smt. Vasanti Sathe, Dr. Suhasini Koratkar, Ustad Faiyyaz Hussain Khan, Smt. Shubha Joshi, Shri. Govindrao Modak, Shri. Dileep Amberkar, Shri. Mukunda Joshi, Shri. Shailesh Mavinkurve, Mr. Kishore Merchant.

 Vocal Support for Bandishes

Smt. Vasanti Sathe, Shri. Shailesh Mavinkurve, Shri. Govindrao Modak, Shri. Mukunda Joshi, Smt. Rajashree Mahajani, Shri.Sharad Karmarkar, Miss.Anuradha Kuber, Smt.Kishori Janorikar, Late Smt. Sadhana Joshi, Smt. Sangeeta Pandharpurkar, Dr. Suhasini Koratkar, Smt. Shubha Joshi, Shri. Shreekant Pargaonkar.

 Guidance in translation of Bandishes

Smt. Lalita Dhadphale, Dr. Rewa Kulkarni.

 Conceptual design of the website

Shri Sameer Kulkarni, Smita Gadre and Nikhil Gadre. 
I am very much thankful to all the persons mentioned above for making available the information/ spending time and their selfless contribution with the sole aim of attaining perfection in design and contents of the website.


Sufficient care has been taken to assess correctness of information. However, it is likely that there might be some inaccuracies. Any suggestions to point out errors, if any, are welcome.
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