Ninad   Dhananjay   Daithankar

Ninad is learning santoor from his Guru and father Dr.Dhananjay Daithankar (Senior disciple of Pt.Shiv Kumar Sharma) for last 10 years. Since childhood he has a great privilege to get developed in the musical background at home with father being a professional Santoor player & mother, Swati Daithankar, a professional Bharatnatyam dancer.

·       He has won second prize in prestigious state level youth festival held at Aurangabad.

·       Recently he received ’Ajay Bakshi smruti puraskar’ by the hands of Taalyogi Pt.Suresh Talwalkar and received his appreciation and blessings as well.

·       He has a music video on his credit ‘RAINBOW-Colors Of Love On Santoor’.

·       He has Performed melodies of  SD Burman and RD Burman on santoor live in concert ‘Immortal Devburmans’.

·       He has played santoor in music video ‘Kavadase’ sung by Prajakta Joshi-Ranade and 'Bawarya Bhawana' sung by Hrishikesh Ranade & Prajakta Joshi-Ranade.

·       He has performed in various festivals held at Mumbai, Miraj, Karnataka, Goa etc.

·       Recently he got the privilege to perform in front of santoor legend Pt.Shivkumar Sharma and received his appreciation & blessings as well.

He has completed his  B.E. (Electronics & Communication)in Sinhgad College of    Engineering,Pune.