My name is Khanak Joshi. Born in Shirdi (Maharashtra) on 18th May 2006 Father’s name-Rajesh Joshi, Mother’s Name- Komal Joshi
I am student of 5th grade in Indus International School, Bangalore.
I am learning Indian Classical (Hindustani) Vocal music since I was 3 years old from Shri R.P Singh ji& Vidushi Uma Garg (Dean of Music faculty Delhi University) when living in Haridwar
Currently I am learning from Miss Chaitra & Miss Padma Shankar of Shankar Mahadevan Academy, Bangalore and very Special Guruji Pt.Nagbhusan Hegde Ji.
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 Programme. I was invited by DELHI DOORDARSHAN for performing in children’s programme named SATRANGA BACHPAN (telecasted on May 31 & 19 July 2013). Winner of World-wide Talent Hunt 2013 Contest organized by Shankar Mahadevan Academy, Bangalore. Being winner in the above contest I was awarded scholarship by Indus International School, Bangalore to study free till 12th standard and also learning free music by Shankar Mahadevan Academy till I complete MY schooling. I have performed with Shankar ji on 22nd March 2014 at Indus International School.
Many articles about me are published in National newspapers like Times of India, Bangalore Times, Hindustan Times, The Tribune, Bangalore Times, Dainik Jagran, Rashtriya Sahara, Hindustan, Punjab Kesari, Sahara Times, Kids Age,Children’s World Magazine , News Link Magazine & Dimdima Magazine (Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan) Education World magazine
Iam the recipient of two very prestigious awards— National SANGEET SHREE Award by International Theatre Olympiad in Cuttack on 30th September & KALA KRITI by Universal Sanskritik Natya Sodh Academy, Dehardun
I can sing many classical ragas with utter finesse along with Hindi, Sanskrit Bhajans and Sufi songs. I had also won prize for dancing depicting Lord Krishna’s childhood. I play good Harmonium too.
Performed at ALL India Radio, Najibabad for recording her interview which was aired on 26th August 2012 in BAL Mandal Programme
1st Prize winner of National BAL Kala Utsav 2012 & 2013 (junior) held in Delhi.
1st prize winner in vocal competition held at MKP college & Town Hall Dehradun organized by Universal Sanskritik Natya Sodh Academy (UNIVERSAL RANG MOHOTSAV 2012& 2013).
Invited to perform at 36thAll Children Music Conference in Kolkata on 13th January 2013
1st prize in vocal competition held at Haridwar by Madhurima Sangeet Samiti in 2011 and 2012
She was also presented a momentum by Shri Siddhartha Roy Chowdhury Principal of VISTAR - Institute of Indian Classical Music, Kolkata.
Many articles about her were published in National newspapers like Dainik Jagran, Rashtriya Sahara, Hindustan, Punjab Kesari, Sahara Times, Times of India, Hindustan Times, The Tribune and Children’s World, Dimdima & News Link Magazines (Raj).
Invited by DELHI DOORDARSHAN ( D-D-1) for performing in children’s programme named SATRANGA BACHPAN telecasted on May 31, 2013 & 19 July 2013
Conferred Gold Medal by Saptak Music Academy, Dehradun on 23/06/2013
Award & Certificate of Appreciation by Rotary Club, Shamli, U.P on 30 June 2013
Certificate of Appreciation by Newspapers & Magazines Federation of India on 8 July 2013
Performed at ALL INDIA RADIO-NEW DELHI on 14/07/2013,aired on 21/07/2013
Selected by SPARK CIRCUS - (a nonprofit organization with focus on Burmese refugee children ), for tour of Thailand from 7 Jan to 21 Jan 2014 ( ONLY INDIAN CHILD SELECTED ) tour cancelled due to political disturbance in Thailand.
Awarded Uttrakhand Idol Award for her acting skills by ZEE BUSINESS channel
Awarded National “SANGEET SHREE” award by International Theater Olympiad in Cuttack, Odisha on 30 Sept 2013
Invited by All India Radio, Cuttack to record her interview & performance on 30/09/2013(broadcasted on 6 Oct 2013.
Presented Momentum & Certificate of Appreciation by National Journalists Association in Haridwar (25/10/2013)
Invited by All India Radio, Najibabad on 31st Oct. for recording her performance & interview ( broadcasted on 3rd Nov.2013)
Presented Certificate of honor by DDG of All India Radio, New Delhi on Children’s Day programme-(13/11/2013).
Winner of WORLD-WIDE TALENT HUNT CONTEST organised by Shankar Mahadevan Academy, Bangalore
Invited by ART & CULTURAL TRUST OF INDIA for special performance on 19/12/2013 in Alliance French, NEW DELHI.
Received “KALA KRITI” Award by Universal Sanskritik Natya Academy, Dehradun on 31stDec 2013.
Received ‘YUVA PRATIBHA SAMMAN’ by J.L NEHRU NATIONAL YOUTH CENTRE, HARIDWAR ( 12/01/2014)
Documentary about Khanak telecasted on NEWS NATION & T7 CHANNEL, IBN 7, DISHA TV ON 15/1/2014 & many times hereafter.
Performed at hotel Ritz Carlton, Bangalore on 15th March for Indus Leadership Summit 2014
Performed with Shankar Mahadevan ji on 22nd March at Indus International School, Bangalore
Winner of Times Kids world talent competition held at the Lalit ASHOKA hotel, Bangalore on 18th may
invited to perform at TERI complex in Domlur , Bangalore on Independence day function
Secured place in top 20 singers in POGO Amazing Kids award in 2014
Performance and interview in SUVARNA channel ( Kannada ) –telecasted on 8th November 2014
Song with international Singer & Composer RAYMOND JACQUES video yet to be shot (name of song is La Mala Onda). Song will be in English, Spanish and Hindi. Khanak will sing the Hindi part. Promos already on Ted (Password Protected).
Winner of Times Kids Award, held at Bangalore on 13th December 2014
Consolation Prize Winner of I-Genius Young Singing Star 2014 ( total 35000 participants)