Chintan was born in the cultural ambience of Bhavnagar city,in Gujarat, India. He received his initial musical tutelage from his parents, both scholastic teachers of music & musicology. He received training from Late Shri Laxmipati Shukla ji, a noted disciple of Pt. Omkarnath Thakur, and from Shri Ashwin Andharia, disciple of Late Pt. RasiklalAndharia in Bhavnagar.
The journey began, while Chintan, after standing first (Bhavnagar Centre) in the Sangeet Alankar examination conducted by Bruhad Gujarat Sangeet Samiti and joined Lalit Kala Kendra, Pune University for the Masters Degree in Music, and received National Scholarship from Govt. of India; he completed the course under the mentor ship of Dr. Vikas Kashalkar and Pt. Vijay Koparkar, the noted Classical vocalists.
Chintan surrendered his heart and soul to the tutelage of Pt. Uday Bhawalkar, in the true tradition of Guru Shishya Parampara in 2004. Pt. Uday Bhawalkar, from the ancient school of music,Dagar – vaani, represented by the legendary Dagar family.
Chintan has been teaching Dhrupad vocal to many students in Mumbai. He is also teaching students from countries such as Canada, USA, UK, Argentina, Indonesia, Qatar, Dhaka etc. by online teaching.