Group: Sucharita Gupta and Group
A 34-year-old artist from Varanasi has been learning music through folk and classical forms. Since his childhood, he began to learn taking inspiration from Classical music. He has been working hard towards achieving mastery in his craft and pursues it with tremendous passion. He considers Shrimati Sucharita Gupta Ji as his guru and speaks very highly of their teachings and calibre in the musical field. He sings with her in most of her songs in a similar style. Saurabh has done his education at BHU and is a PhD scholar. His expertise lies in semi-classical, Purvanchali folk, Bhojpuri, bhajan, ghazal. He has written more than 100 songs, mostly creating music for nataks. He has composed a few on ragas, namely Desh. He has performed at Ganga Mahotsav in Varanasi, Durga Kund Mahotsav, chat Mahotsav, and various shows in Nainital. Amongst all these accomplishments, the most memorable stage show is when he did Ganga Mahotsav as he was very young, and so it has a special place in his heart. He has also appeared for Shows at the Mahua Channel ON Television. Being a musician is his sole profession and source of income. He believes that music is one source where one can get connected with God very easily. He wants to proffer a good environment so that every parent can let their children take up music without any hesitation. He has appealed to the government to help create a job opportunity for musicians so that they can have a better livelihood.
- Uttar Pradesh