Place of Birth: Chikkajajoor, Chitradurga District, Karnataka

Qualification: Diploma in Electronic and communication Engineering

Qualification as a Singer: Karnatik classical Vocal in Junior & Senior from Bang University.


My Profile

Born on 25th June, 1977 in Chikkajajoor, Chitradurga District, Karnataka. After his graduation, joined spice telecom & presently working in Vodafone Mobile Services.

1. Learnt Karnatak Shastriya Sangeetha under the guidance of “Vidwan Thirumale Srinivas.”
2. Under the able guidance of Nadabramha “Vidwan Sri Venkataraghavan” cleared the Junior grade of Karnatak Shastriya Sangeetha.
3. Under the guidance of “Gana sharadhe Smt. Ramadevi”, cleared the senior grade of Karnataka Shastriya Sangeetha.
4. Had training of Sugama Sangeetha (Light Music) , Folk songs,, Devotional songs and Vachanas from the able guidance of father Yashwant Halibandi.
5. Mastered the art of singing Light music with perfect intonation from the goyen of light music Mr. Vasanth Kanakapur & Sri Raju Ananthswamy.
Cultural Background

Born in the family of musicians had an added advantage in father a renowned light music singer, Karnataka Kalashri Sri Yashwant Halibandi and had initial training under him & developed his interest towards Folk, Light Music & Theatre at the age of three Enjoys the distinction of being a front runner amongst the talented bunch of light music brigade.

1. Has lent voice as a child artist for many C.D’s and has proved mettle as an actor in many tele serials in kannada.
2. As an approved govt artist in Bangalore Akashavani & Doordarshan & rendered himself with more than 20 years in sugama sangeeta filed.
3. Has travelled nationally & Internationally with his troupe & had a successful events across the all countries.
4. Well versed in all types of singing categories such as Bhavagite, Bhaktigete, Devaranama, folk songs, old melody kannada & Hindi film songs.
5. He has been identified as a successful & crud puller performer on stage with any kind of singing category & made his name in theater acting also.
6. Playback singing for movies and light music concerts & Albums.
7. A known theatre personality and stage artist and has acted in many kannada tele serials.
8. Arranging & Training light music camps for cultural organization & creating light music awareness to members & students.
9. An active member in Creative Theatre the brain child of Smt. Lakshmi Chandhrashekar and has done research in theatre, drama etc.
10. Accompanied Sm.Ratnamala Prakash the doyen of light music and Sri Garthigere Raganna to perform in Ragamalika a musical treat in Muscat in the yr 2005.
11. In the year 2006 participated in “Chitralahari” based on the hit movie songs in Kannada Cinema in Muscat.
12. “Ratnan Parpancha” the soul theater show of G.P. Rajaratnam was the centre of attention in Muscat Utsav in the year 2009.
13. In the year 2012 participated & performed along with Mr. Ravi Belagere a special musical event organized by Singapore kannada sangha “ Yendu Mareyada Haadu”
14. In the year 2013 led the troupe of artist & participated in Sugama sangeetha festival “ Bhava Sudhe Deepotsava” along with Famous poets HSV & BRL & singer Upsana Mohan at singapore.
15. In the yeare 2014 participated & performed in Hindi film festival “ Ye Shaam Mastaani” organized by Doubi kannada koota.
16. In the year 2015 led the troupe of artist & participated in Kannada Rajyotsava Programe “ Baarisu Kannada Dimdima” at Singapore
17. In the year 2016 participated & performed in Music CD release function “ Prema Pranati” written by Singapore poets Mr Vasanth & Mr Venkat Music composed by Upasana Mohan along with famous Poet Mr HSV.
18. He has presented thousands of music programs all over the country. Most important among them being performances for kannada and Culture dept, Government of Karnataka, Kannada Sahithya sammelena, Information and Broadcasting dept., Karnataka Janapada Parishat, Dasara Utsav, Hampi Utsav, Bengaluru Habba, Suttur Utsav, Sharanara Cultural Utsav, Alvas Nudisiri utsava, Karavali Utsav and many more and mesmerized the audiences.
19. He has to his credit more than 200 audio music albums in like Bhavageete, Folk, devotion & vachanas categories.
20. He is also amateur theater and Kannada television artist.
21. He has also composed music for Theater shows.
22. Established a music trust called “ Swara sunada” in 2002 for the sugama sangeeta training to students.