Phone: +91 7018678445
Group: Bhuvnesh Katoch and Group
Rakesh Saniyal, 43, is a Dholak player and singer. Although his main source of employment is singing, he also works an electrician to supplement his earnings. He also works in an NGO. He had been interested in music since childhood. He first played dholak when he was in third class. His inspiration is his parents who were deeply connected to music. It had been 10-12 years that he has been singing and playing dholak. He wants to safeguard pahadi culture and the tradition of singing folk music by transmitting it to the younger generation. He also likes to write songs. He has composed a few songs which he performs in cultural programmes.
- Himachal Pradesh