Testimonials

“Goddess Saraswati is sitting in his throat.” 
– Kailash Kher, Bollywood Singer

“Neel performed at Ann Arbor Marathi Mandal’s 10th Anniversary celebration. We are so glad that we invited him. He won over the audience by his melodious voice, song selection and excellent delivery. He is so entertaining with good stage presence and great mannerism – excellent role model to many! Wish you all the best, Neel!” 
– Swatee and Bhushan Kulkarni, co-founders, Ann Arbor Marathi Mandal, Michigan

“Now, I have heard him twice. Absolutely super soft voice that hits your heart. I will love to keep hearing him again and again.” 
– Nitin Anturkar, co-founder, Detroit Marathi Mandal, Detroit

“Neel’s sincerity in pursuing the traditional Indian classical music is really commendable and he is also developing into a very good harmonium player. His goal has always been to achieve perfection in whatever he does.” 
– Shri Manoj Govindraj, Neel’s Guruji, winner of the prestigious Sur Singar Samsad award, ranked 1st in Masters of Performing Arts from University of Bombay, New Jersey

“Neel is an amazzzzzing artist!” 
– Ruby Verma, Artistic Director, Junoon Performing Arts

“Neel, a Carnegie Mellon student from Edison, NJ is super good in singing Mohd Rafi songs.” “Neel kept our audience just spellbound.” 
– Rahul Diddi, Principal, Diddi Capital, New Jersey

“I am happy to say — You were simply awesome.” 
– Kanak Iyer, Ph. D., Principal, Kanakadhara Financial, Pittsburgh

“Keep doing well, we are all very proud of you as a person as well as a melodious singer.” 
– Col (Ret.) Virendra Tavathia, Managing Director, Amogh Private Wealth Management Associates LLC, Co-founder of Shradhaa Foundation, New Jersey

“Neel is a very talented yet humble singer who brings alive the nostalgic golden era of melodious Hindi songs.” 
– Dev Joshi, DJ (Rutgers Radio, EBC Radio 1170 AM) Sr. Marketing Consultant, Prudential Insurance, New Jersey

“I don’t have enough words of praise for you. Your singing touches our hearts and expresses your wonderful and humble personality. Goddess Saraswati resides in your vocal cords.” “Tremendously talented singer and a wonderful, respectful and kind-hearted person.” 
– Seema Jagtiani, Sr. VP, Amogh Private Wealth Management Associates LLC Co-founder of Shradhaa Foundation, New Jersey

“Absolutely heavenly!” 
– Ravneet Mumick, Senior Director, Bank of Tokyo – Mitsubishi, New York

“Neel is the most talented young singer and music wizard we have ever come across. His command of Rafi’s songs is legendary. But he is equally amazing in Hindustani classical, playing the tabla, harmonium, keyboard and he tops off this list by singing opera and also plays the piano! He is simply a virtuoso!” 
– Khantha Mahadevan, Ph. D., Professor of Physics at the University of Pennsylvania

“Sweet and melodious voice of Neel takes me to my old days. Neel has an amazingly pleasing voice.” 
– Anil Bansal, Founder and Chairman, Indus American Bank, New Jersey

“Neel is a wonderful singer and has a very melodious voice.  It is always a pleasure to hear him.” 
– Shrikant Awalegaonkar, Senior Manager, SWIFT, Virginia

“It was a wonderful treat to hear Neel sing Mohammed Rafi’s old gems. We can’t praise him enough for his hard work and dedication to Indian music. Please keep it up.” 
– Rachana Kulkarni, MD & Anand Kulkarni, MD, Cardiologists, New Jersey

“Neel is an amazingly talented singer, as well as a great teacher. He is always willing to help his peers reach their singing potential. This is a testament to how dedicated he is to his craft and how much he loves performing.”  
– Shawn Gupta, fellow classmate – Carnegie Mellon Class of 2014

  “Unforgettable concert. This immensely talented singer’s melodious voice mesmerized the audience. His versatility, effortless singing, relaxed demeanor.. everything about this gifted singer is awesome.” 
– Ms. Sudha Dixit, Pittsburgh

“An extremely talented upcoming vocalist with a great style of rendition full of melody and soul. We wish him all the very best in his musical journey ahead!” 
– Babeena Sharma, Singer and Venki Sharma, President, CEO of Aquatech, Pittsburgh

Neel’s voice and his command of difficult Indian songs elevate him to one of the premier singers in North America. 
– M. Bud Lateef, MD, Founder, LOCKMED Medical Product Company, Pittsburgh