Pravi Gnodkhindi MB


Music Composer, Flutist

Born in a family of musicians, music is a divine blessing to Pravin. He is fortunate to have his father Pandit VENKATESH GODKHINDI, an eminent vocalist and Bansuri artiste of the country, as his first and only Guru for Flute. Pravin started toying with a small flute at the tender age of 3 and since then it has been his best companion. Pravingave his first public concert at the age of 6 years and held the audience spellbound. His two different style of playing bansuri are KIRANA GHARAANA GAYAKI style and GATKAARI or TANTRAKAARI STYLE.

Pravin is a gifted artiste, gifted with many talents. He is a composer, a vocalist, an actor, a Tabla artiste, and a harmonium player apart from what he is best at - The Bansuri. He has been featured in some of the most prestigious music conferences in India & Abroad. His first title ‘Sur Mani’ by Sur SingaarSamsad Mumbai came at the age of 16 and till date many titles and awards are showered to him. Has co-produced as well as provided the background score for these movies which won National awards for the films BERU - 2005 and VIMUKTHI – 2009.

Pravin has formed a fusion band called KRISHNA, which has all the three forms of MUSIC viz. the Hindustani, the Carnatic, and the Western Music. The band is very popular in the concert circuit because of its uniqueness in content and presentations. He has also been involved as guest artiste in various National and International bands like BLOF from Holland and Layalahiri.