Pt. Yashawant Deo

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Shri. Kamlesh Bhadkamkar

Honorary Advisor – Pt. Yashawant Deo
Pt. Yashwant Deo is one of the most renowned and versatile music directors of his era. He is a Sangeet Visharad (Sitar) from Gandharva Mahavidyalay. He has worked for Akashwani – Dharwad, Nagpur and Mumbai Vividhbharati stations as a senior grade producer, light music department.
He has written and composed songs for Akashwani, Doordarshan, plays and movies. He regularly conducts lecture-demonstrations all over the world on light music. He also conducts a two-year diploma course in “Shabdapradhan Gayaki” at Ranga sharada Sangeet Vidyalaya, Bandra. His programmes “Dev-Gani”, “Dev-Vani” have received wide acclaim.
He has graced memberships of advisor committees of many of the government institutions. He has received many prestigeous awards for his excellence in the field of music. He has also published books on various subjects and the books have received wide acclaim.

Synopsis of Professioanl Achievements

Member of Advisor Committee

  • Music Department, Mumbai University
  • Music Department, S.N.D.T.
  • Akashwani

Awards and Accolades

  • “Chitrakarmi Puraskar – 2006” by Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Chitrapat Mahamandal.
  • “Natasamrat Baalgandharva Puraskar – 2005”
  • “Natyaparishad Sangeet Rangabhumi Seva Krutadnyata Puraskar – 2001”
  • “Maharashtra Rajya Natya Spardha – Best Music – Sakkhe Shejari – 1999”
  • “Maharashtra Rajya Natya Spardha – Best Music – Aamrapali – 1974”

Music Direction – Plays

  • “Tati Ughada Dnyaneshawara”
  • “Aamrapali”
  • “Ghanashyam Nayani Ala”
  • “Bawankhani”
  • “Hi Shrinchi Icchha”
  • “Sakkhe Shejari

Music Direction – Ballet

  • “Shiv Parvati” – for Sachin Shankar and his ballet group.
  • “The Rain” – for Sachin Shankar and his ballet group.
  • “Katha hi Ram Janakichi” – for Sachin Shankar and his ballet group.

Music Direction – Movies

  • “Choravar Mor”
  • “Kamapurta Mama”
  • “Saaz” (Hindi)

Music Direction – Audio Releases

  • “Bahinabai – 1, 2”
  • “Ashtavinayak”
  • “Gaan se Dhyan tak (Osho)”

Published Books

  • “Shabdapradhan Gayaki” – State Govt. Award winning elucidation about light music.
  • “Krutadnyatechya Sari”
  • “Riyazacha Kanmantra”