Arati Ankalikar

Arati Ankalikar, vocalist

Arati Ankalikar-Tikekar is among the leading Hindustani vocalists of her generation. Known for her rich, resonant voice, unique style drawn from several different gharanas, and excellent command over both rhythm and melody, she performs for audiences of thousands in India and tours regularly in Europe, North America, and Asia. Born in Karnataka, she began her training with Pt. Vasantrao Kulkarni of the Agra and Gwalior gharanas, becoming known as a child prodigy. Subsequently, she studied with Gana Saraswati Smt Kishori Amonkar of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana and Pt. Dinkar Kaikini. She has received the Mayor and Pandit Jasraj Awards, the Pandit Kumar Gandharva Samman, gold medals in Indian classical music, thumri, and ghazal at the All India Radio competitions, and several awards for work as a playback artist. Official webpage
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Arati Ankalikar
Raga Ramdasi Malhar

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Raga Bilaskhani Todi
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