Group: Jeewan Ram and Group
A 23-year-old artist from Ghazipur, Deepu Manjira, has been learning music through Gour. For the past six years, he has been learning music by taking inspiration from Jeevan Ram Ji. He has been working hard towards achieving mastery in his craft and pursues it with tremendous passion. He considers Jeevan Ram Ji as his Guru, speaks very highly of his teachings and achievements in the field of music. Likewise, his songs are an ode to the styles and forms of his Guru. Deepu Ji also knows how to sing folk songs and has performed in various locations within the state like Lucknow and Allahabad. He has pulled off brilliant performances at different music festivals and has catered amazingly to many audiences. When asked, he regards his performance at the Kumbh Mela as the most memorable experience. He lives in a family of 6 people and has three sisters. Thus, he also has to work as Labor to make ends meet. He dreams to deliver his performances for many shows in the future and sees himself succeeding through the art that he loves so much.
- Uttar Pradesh