About Sudhanshu Gaur
A student of life and an enthusiastic musician, singer/songwriter who loves to explore.
Singer, Bollywood, Guitarist
Hindi, English, Punjabi
Bollywood, Pop, Rock, Sufi
Description - Sudhanshu Gaur
Born in Patiala, brought up in Delhi, Sudhanshu Gaur is a singer/guitarist and a composer based in Mumbai, who has north-indian vibes. This, Film and Television Institute of India graduate is mostly into contemporary, bollywood, pop and rock genre of music, but his versatility goes beyond. He can sing in Hindi, Punjabi and English. Due to his Punjabi native, his voice has a distinguishing raw character to it. His song repertoire is diverse and majorly derived from Bollywood songs, but his musical influences range from Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan to Sonu Nigam to Coldplay.
He has a video production house called VideoBanao and currently, he is working on it's Youtube initiative OpenShutter, which is a platform for musicians who want to perform live in front of the camera in a single go without editing. He was one of the winners of the Youtube Indie Music Competition held in 2014 and is a Youtube Partner since then. He is also a music producer and has assisted Ram Sampath in the past as an assistant mixing engineer. He recently collaborated with vocalist Sharanya Natrajan and released his first single 'Single City Girls' as a music composer. He has a strong online presence and is an upcoming Youtube figure.
After completing his graduation from the esteemed Delhi College of Engineering in Instrumentation and Control, he took a bold decision to change his career path entirely and applied for PG course specialising in Sound Recording and Design for films, from the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India, through which he got cleared. While in FTII, he formed a band, Wisdom Tree, and did numerous live and video band performances there, which eventually won them the Youtube Indie Music Competition and got their first music video 'Aaj Jaane Ki Zidd Na Karo' made. Apart from learning various other aspects of film-making and video production in FTII, he also picked on music production skills and started scoring for short films.
Sudhanshu did not have any musical background in his family. Once he got into Delhi College of Engineering, he took formal training in Hindustani classical music for one year, from Pandit Anurag Mishra, who belonged to Banaras Gharana. Then, he took vocal coaching from Pankaj Sharma, in New Delhi for another year. He started his own band in college that got him to perform in various college events and made him pick guitar.