Musicians

About Us

Viraj & Abhishek are both experienced music producers who have combined their artistic visions to bring a fresh and new approach to Indian folk and film music. The acclaimed duo from New Delhi, India draw from a variety of diverse influences to create their unique sound. Their renditions of popular Indian tunes are heavily influenced by the festival electronica sound mixed with a healthy dose of alternative rock and industrial soundscapes. The duo brings their renditions to life by collaborating regularly with some of the country’s finest singers to present a live performance like no other. 

 

These diverse influences and collaborations make VnA an extremely versatile act with no limitations. They can cater to the entertainment needs of a variety of settings ranging from private, wedding and corporate or brand-related events.  VnA approach traditional and contemporary Indian compositions with a unique vision. They add a layer of interesting sonic textures and melodies to complement the classics we have all grown up with and love. VnA helps you experience your dancefloor favourites in a fresh and vibrant new avatar at every performance.   

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Kutle Khan (Singer)

The rock star of Rajasthani folk, multi-instrumentalist has been enthralling audiences all over the world, blending both Indian and Western influences and creating rhythmically complex music.

 

Kutle Khan formed a band of his own with fellow artists from the Manganiyar community in Rajasthan who have claimed fame internationally for promoting traditional Hindustani and Sufi music.

With trademark energetic sets.

 

Kutle Khan regularly tours along with the legendary Susheela Raman and has collaborated with the likes of the Midival Punditz and Tritha Electric.

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Apeksha Dandekar (Singer)

Apeksha Dandekar is an Indian film Singer, who has worked predominantly in Bollywood. Apeksha has worked in popular movies like Zubaan, Aatma.

 

Her singing journey kicked off after her mesmerizing performance in coke studio. Having experienced in various music festivals like Nh7, Mood Indigo. 

 

This songster mesmerises the audience with her stunning persona and alluring voice. Apeksha is a perfectionist she a peoples person and is an expert at crowd handling. 

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Pavithra Chari (Singer)

Pavithra is a trained hindustani classical vocalist under the tutelage of her guru Smt. Shubha Mudgal and a recipient of the Sahitya Kala Parishad scholarship 2017. She is also a trained Bharatnatyam dancer. She recently received a scholarship by the Goethe Institute Chennai for a music residency at AR Rahman's KM Conservatory.

She’s is one half of contemporary classical project Shadow and Light and has collaborated and worked with artists like Karsh Kale, Ranjit Barot, Stanely Jordan to name a few.

She has sung for the Himachali film Saanjh with acclaimed playback singer Mohit Chauhan, and has been a vocalist for films in the Tamil and Malayalam industry.

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KANIKA MALHOTRA (Singer)

Kanika Malhotra is a Pop Singer and Performer. She also performs alongside Badshah. She opened the USA|Canada 9 city tour Tour for Guru Randhawa and has performed at various public shows, festivals, private and corporate events. Some other Performances include- alongside Amaal Mallik, TedX India (speaker and performer), India Music Summit among artists like Shankar Mahadevan, Hariharan, Begum Parveen Sultana, Robin Barnes and many more, opening for Papon in 3 cities , alongside Farhan Akhtar at The NDTV Awards, 2018 YouTube Fanfest, 2018 Dominos Studio (MHOne) , Riders Music Festival and many other musical festivals.

 

Kanika is also an Original Artist,and has released her independent songs as well as sang for Playback. She is known for her enthusiastic stage presence, powerful vocals and strong content.

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Adityan Nair (Singer)

Adityan Nair is a Delhi based musician. He lends his vocals for contemporary pop acts such as Panic and The Urban Earlymen. He has performed with acts such as Jester and Hindi rock act Bandish. 

Apart from singing, Adityan is also a voice actor and coach, having lent his voice for netflix promos and streaming show title songs.

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Bobby Pathak (Percussions)

Bobby Pathak is a Delhi based Indian percussionist... His father, MR. SHAILENDRA PATHAK was a renowned artist and has always been his teacher. It is his ancestral glory and his almost labour which has helped him to reach the pinnacle. He has been immensely inspired by the technique and rhythm of Pt. Trilok Gurtu but adores his father as his GURU.

 

He has performed with Alka Yagnik, Sonu Nigam, Richa Sharma, Sunidhi Chauhan, Sherya Ghoshal, Jolly Mukherjee, Kumar Sanu, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Kailash Kher, Daler Mehndi, Harshdeep Kaur, Papon, Benny Dayal, Shilpa Rao, Mika Singh, Vishal Dadlani and many more play back singers.

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Ritesh Prasanna (Baansuri)

Ritesh Prasanna is the latest signature in the realm of flute playing in the country.

Hailing from a renowned family of musician of Varanasi who have traditionally played & nurtured the shehnai for over two & half centuries, he has taken to music by inheritance.

 

IAt the young age he has a good command over Flute. His recitals are methodical with emphasis on Gayaki Ang. Consistency in sur & laya is the hallmark of his playing. This talented young has not only imbibed the subtle nuances of Banaras Gharana but also presents them in a very beautiful way.