Sanjay Nadkarni is a versatile singer who has sung several Bhaav-geet, Bhajans, Abhangs in different regional languages and has performed various shows in India & abroad.
Born to a middle-class Saraswat Brahmin family in Girgaum, Mumbai; Sanjay Nadkarni’s first tryst with music began when he was just 6 years old. His first Music Guru was Pandit Uttamrao Patil. Since then, he’s been a devout music lover & has dedicated his life for it. He has inherited his musical talent from his late mother – Mrs. Kamalini Nadkarni, who was a renowned Kathak Dancer. For Sanjay, ‘MUSIC’ is ‘LIFE’. Extremely fond of Lata Mangeshkar’s songs; Sanjay has mastered in every kind of classical, folk, film & light music.
Sanjay Nadkarni is a graduate in Arts from Mumbai University. He also holds a Diploma & Bachelors Degree in Hindustani Classical Vocal Music from Mumbai University. It was during this period that he got trained under Pandit Govindrao Agni. Not just that, Sanjay has Masters Degree of Fine Arts in Hindustani Classical Vocal Music from Mumbai University. During this time, he met Dr. Vidyadhar Vyas and still learns from him.
During his various stages in life, he has learnt music from several stalwarts in the musical world like Pandit Uttamrao Patil, Pandit Rajeshwar Bobde & Pandita Kishori Amonkar. He has always been indebted to three people who have a huge influence on him - Pandita Kishori Amonkar, Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki & Satsang Guru Shri Tukaram Ganapati Maharaj whom he met in the year 2005.