Ghazal Singer Resume

       Shishir has regaled and enthralled his audience across the country and abroad through his soulful and unique style of singing. With rich, highly emotive, beautifully timbered, sonorously resonant mellifluous voice ; Shishir owns an enduring Aura of Charm, respectability and a multifaceted personality. Having an experience of more than 2000 live show performances, Shishir excels in various forms of music ranging from Ghazals, Bhajans, Sugam Sangeet, Hindi Film Songs to regional music. Nearly 100 audio cassettes / ACD's / VCD's in various categories have been released by regional as well as reputed music companies like T-Series, Venus etc. He has lent his voice and composed music for several Jingles as well as for various television serials. He is specialized in total conceptualization & production of musical theme shows, commercial jingles and audio / video music albums. Shishir was born in a family with musical background hence he was exposed to music right from Childhood. Mother Smt Pratima Parkhie, B.A., MFA, Music and Sangeet Visharad is a famous vocalist belonging to the prestegious Kirana gharana of Hindustani classical music.She is a Music teacher and a graded artist of All India Radio since last 35 Yrs. Father Late Shri Sharad Parkhie who was a Chief Architect at Bokaro, SAIL, also was a good music Composer and a great Music Lover, hence both parents were a great source of inspiration. Shishir started learning vocal music and tabla at the age of six years and set foot on the stage soon after walking away with prizes and awards in several music competitions for Various Categories. He was invited to perform at the National Concert held by AIR during the international year of child. He performed for his first solo Ghazal concert at the age of 15 years. Performed on AIR as a child artiste, followed by Yuva Vani & now an approved & graded artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan. Appeared on National network on several occasions for different musical programs. Shishir continued to Learn Vocal Classical & Light Music and Keyboard thereafter. He also continued to be a part of various musical groups & performed several Ghazal Shows while pursuing Batchelor of Engineering (Electronics) at Nagpur and now is a Playback Singer, Music Director, Live Show Performer & organizer.

Highly expressive style of singing with classical base lead Shishir to specialize in singing Ghazals which are the most evocative form of verse as it embraces the entire spectrum of human emotions, sentiments & feelings. His proficiency in Urdu lends an ethereal charm to his rendition of Ghazal & Nazms. The deep timbre of his silken, resonant mellifluous voice and crystal clear renditions are the hallmark of Shishirs ‘Gayaki'. His ability to establish a rapport with his audience makes the evening a memorable experience. CONTENTS & FEATURES: The exclusive live Ghazal Mehfil includes all time hit Ghazal numbers of famous singers like Mehandi Hassan, Jagjit Singh, Ghulam Ali, Pankaj Udhas etc. and private new Compositions in a three hour long solo performance, accompanied by a team of highly professional musicians using traditional Acoustic instruments

Updated:  October 18, 2009

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