One of the finest young Tabla Players from our
country, Mukundraj Deo comes from a family with great liking of Dance and
Music. He has received inspiration and promotion for his art from his mother Dr. Mrs. Manjiri Deo, a Kathak Dancer [Disciple of Late Natraj Gopikrishna] and
father, Mr. Shreeram Deo, a true lover of Dance and Music.
has undergone a rigorous training of Tabla from Late Pt. Brijraj Mishra of
Bananas Gharana and Pt. Mridangraj of Ajrada Gharana.
completed Sangeet Visharad and Alankaar in Tabla
with first class from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya. His talent was
acclaimed in the form of National Scholarship from Government of India in 1990,
a prestigious title Taalmani from Sursingar Samsad, Bombay in 1993 and
National fellowship in 1997. He is an 'A' grade artist of All India Radio and
Doordarshan. Apart from this he also holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce.
has written a book on Tabla in Marathi named 'Susamvad Tablyashi''. Recently he has been awarded by title 'PANDIT' by Savarkar Seva Sanstha, Thane.
the distinction of having accompanied Maestroes like Natraj
Gopikrishna, Pt. Birju Maharaj, Dr. Prabha Atre, Begum Parveen Sultana,
Ustad Dilshad Khan, Pt. Jasraj, Late Pt. C.R.Vyas, Dr. N. Rajam, Ustad Raiskhan,
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, , Pt. Shivkumar| Sharma, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan,
Pt. Ramnarayan, Pt. Satish Vyas, Rahul Sharma, Pt. Ronu Majumdar, Ashatai Khadilkar, etc.
has travelled overseas to Gulf countries, Japan, U.K., U.S.A., France, Switzerland,
Hongkong, foray, Seychells, Mauritius and also participated in International
Music Festivals in Adelaide - Australia, York early Music Festivals - England,
Fes world Music festival - Morocco, Festival at Sydney era House - Sydney, La -
Digue Music Festival - Seychelles.