Group: Hari Babu Kaushik and Group
A 29-years-old artist from Mathura, Sourav Chaturvedi, has been learning music through Braj Lok Geet & Hindustani Shastriya Sangeet. At a young age, he started singing for his family functions, and ever since, his love for music just grew stronger. He has been working hard towards achieving mastery in his craft and pursues it with tremendous passion. He considers Pt. Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi is his guru and speaks very highly of their teaching and achievements in the field of music. Most of his songs are thus, written by him to be in a similar style. He also believes that Haveli Sangeet is slowly losing its glory and favour, which should not happen. Currently, he is pursuing music professionally after completing his graduation. He also holds a Praveen degree in vocals. Apart from being proficient in Haveli Sangeet, he equally holds a strong command over other folk music forms of Braj and enjoys Khayal & Dhrupad gayaki, and has performed in locations within the state and the country. He has many studio recordings to his credit and cherishes his studio session in Mumbai. He is a great performer on stage and pulled off brilliant performances at festivals and conventions in Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir to galvanize the crowds, and he regards his performance at Sur Sringar Sansad in Mumbai as the most memorable experience. He lives in a family of six people and has his parents, Grandfather, and two sisters. He belongs to a musical lineage, his grandfather is an A-Grade singer in Haveli Sangeet, his father is a renowned Dhrupad singer, so music is in his blood and hence he feels very committed to spreading true music to more people, and aspires to teach music to the greater population of the nation.
- Uttar Pradesh