On May 29, a musical prodigy was born in Deogarh, Odisha. He’s been nominated L. Nitesh Kumar . Music was in his blood: rich and torrential which impregnated him from his earliest childhood. In fact, he was introduced to music by his mother who was also a classical music singer. He loved to sing bhajans and kirtans. He started his career singing in satsang. With this family influence, he began to learn Hindustani classical music from Shri Rajendra Behera ji. he has a degree in physics but throughout this his classical music lessons have not been relegated to the background. He was trained by Pandit Devendra Narayan Satpathy in Bhubaneswar and Sri Anol Chatterjee in Kolkata. At that time, he was so deeply absorbed in music that he also became an admirer and disciple of well-known maestros Mehdi Hassan, Jagjit Singh, Ghulam Ali, Mohammed Rafi and Talat Mehmood, etc. Above all, he was deeply impressed by Padma shri Anup Jalota ji and Padma Vibhushan Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia ji. The divine singing of Sri Anup Jalota ji’s bhajans was a turning point in his life. Instead of completing his graduate degree in industrial safety engineering, he chose music as his career.
|Native name||L. Nitesh Kumar|
|Born||MAY 29, 1992|
|Residence||Bombay, Maharashtra, India|
|Education||masters in music, Bachelor in PhysicsSIDP|
|Famous for||Singing and music production|
|Notable works||Bhajan Parampara” with Padmashri Anup Jalota.|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches|
|Price||▪️ National Hindustani Scholarship Award|
▪️ Ministry of Culture Vocal Music, India
▪️ Award of Excellence.
He then realized that Guru Shishya tradition was the best to learn and master any art, especially music, so he became a disciple of Anup Jalota ji. Below Anup Jalota tutelage of ji L.Nitesh Kumar has learned all the nuances and fineness of music: this is why he is sometimes called a tape recorder disciple of Anup Jalota ji. L Niish Kumarholds a master’s degree in music . Anup Jalota ji invited her to sing with him. So Nitesh shared the stage with his guru and then others. All this while he was making a name for himself that he did not achieve with the humility worthy of a great artist. He considered himself lucky to be in the company of his idols. Now he himself had become a singer par excellence. L Nitesh Kumar wants to reach every heart, soul and mind with his music. He says “To reach God, one must immerse oneself in music, especially devotional music which transports us to another celestial world: Above everyday life, music brings a person into the presence of sublime power”. To decimate the power of music, he performed in over 1000 stage shows. He masters many musical instruments like the tabla, the harmonium, the flute, the piano, etc.
Nation has also awarded him countless awards and accolades.
1. He was awarded National Senior Scholar Citation in the field of Hindustani Classical Music by Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Delhi.
2. Excellence Award” by Hanumat Kripa Sangeet Kala Sahitya Munch, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
3. Sangeet Samrat” by RCM Jagannath temple trust, Bhubaneshwar in 2016 and another by Sur Vitan In Bhubaneshwar.
4. State Youth Festival in 2015, 2016
5. Mu hero Mu Odisha” From Government of Odisha in 2018 then in 2019 again by Chief Minister of Odisha
6. Congratulated him in “Nayagarh Mahotsav” in Odisha.
7. He was also awarded in Durban, South Africa
Apart from these presentations, he has received many other honors in different parts of India and abroad. With his meteoric rise in the music heaven, Nitesh was contacted by many music moguls in the country. As a result, till now he has sung for several famous music labels of India like T-series, Shemaroo Music, Times music, World Wide Records, Pen Music, Ultra Music, Gobindas Bhakti etc. Her soulful, silky voice put him on a pedestal. where he was able to realize the importance of sending the golden rays of music to every mind and soul, so he started his own music studio named 9 Frequencies where he could compose and program his songs. He also has his own record label – 9 Frequencies Records This illustrious dinger has a marked expertise in taking his audience from this world to another world of divine atmosphere and then the next moment to a sultry platform of of love and passion through his glorious ghazal singing.
Currently, he imparts the knowledge of music by teaching in the Gurukul of his guru Anup Jalota ji. He also teaches music online. During the Covid 19 lockdown, he continued to do daily online shows to keep his countrymen’s spirits up. The influence of music on the living and the non-living is his subject of research, hence the subtle polishing of his art that keeps people enthralled and mesmerized, especially the elderly who feel relaxed listening to his Bhajans and kirtans. You can listen to the songs of this magnificent and versatile artist on many digital platforms as well like iTunes, jio Saavn, Hungama music, gaana, Apple music, Spotify, Wynk music, Amazon music and Deezer etc. Nitesh Kumar’s versatility knows no bounds. He is also popular with Bollywood. He has a YouTube channel which YouTube has declared a verified artist channel as well as a blue tick Facebook page. He composed and sang the title track of “Jahan Bhi Jahan Bhi” on Doordarshan, Uttar Pradesh. He proclaims that the musical symphony has the power to heal anxiety, distress and heartache. One can feel intimate with the Omni power through meditation and introspection through music. Recently, he made a great bhajans album “Bhajan Parampara” with his master Bhajan samrat Anup Jalota which was released by none other than Arun Govil, Lord Rama of Ramanand Sagar’s Epic TV drama “Ramayan”. The album contains 9 bhajans which were written by great Indian saints and poets. The former retains its golden beauty and the duo Anup ji and Nitesh ji have aesthetically enhanced the grandeur of the bhajans. The classical Raga based music which was composed by Maestro Anup Jalota and Nitesh Kumar has made this album a treasure and a possession never to be missed. The album was released today by the famous music company T-Series. The entire album was crafted by L.Nitesh Kumar who left an everlasting imprint on the minds of listeners. The album proved that a disciple can very well carry the legacy of his guru or master to unimaginable heights. Nitesh Kumars dedication to his art of singing in this bhajan album is displayed in a hundredfold version where he sings with his guru Anup Jalota ji not failing to deliver what his guru expected of him.