Sufi from Heart
My name is Khanak Joshi. I was born in Shirdi (Maharashtra) on 18th May 2006.
I am student of 7th standard in Indus International School, Bangalore.
I started learning Indian Classical (Hindustani) Vocal music when I was 3 years old from Pt.Vinod Kaushik, Shri R.P Singh ji & Vidushi Uma Garg (Dean of Music faculty Delhi University). Currently I am learning light Music from Pandit Harikishan Pahwa ji, Bangalore and Classical music from Ustad Ghulam Murtuza Khan Niyazi ji ( Karachi )...I am also learning Sufiana Singing from Ustad Tanveer Ahmed Khan Sahab ( Delhi ).
I have won many awards participating in inter-school, city level & National competitions .I was also awarded Uttrakhand Idol Award for my acting skills by ZEE BUSINESS channel. I was invited by ALL India Radio Najibabad, Delhi & Cuttack for recording my interview & performance for Children’s Programmes many times. I was invited by DELHI DOORDARSHAN for performing in children’s programme named SATRANGA BACHPAN many times.I have also performed in channels like News Nation, Disha TV, Aastha, IBN7, SUVARNA TV, Udaya TV Jallandhar Doordarshan etc.
I became Winner of World-wide Talent Hunt 2013 Contest organised by Shankar Mahadevan Academy and Indus International School, Bangalore…Being winner in the above contest I was awarded scholarship by Indus International School, Bangalore to study free till 12th standard and also learn free music by Shankar Mahadevan Academy till I complete my schooling. I was lucky to perform with Shankar ji on 22nd March 2014 at Indus International School & Hotel Park Plaza, Bangalore.
I sing in Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, English & Persian....