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Jeetu Shankar

Jeetendra Shankar popularly known as ‘Jeetu Shankar’ is the son of well-known Choreographer Pandit Bhima Shankar G. Kathak in the Indian Film Industry as well as on Stage. Jeetendra is not only a choreographer but is best in Tabla all over the Nation. Jeetendra started training in tabla under the tutelage of his grandfather as and then his father when he was about five years old. Jeetendra ji performed at many television concerts since the early age of eight years. Jeetendra has performed with many Ghazal artists in their concerts such Mr.Talat Aziz, Mr.Pankaj Udhas, Mr.Manhar Udhas, Mr.Rajendra Mehta, Neena Mehta, Mr. Ashok Kholsa, Mr. Rajkumar Rizvi, Gulam Ali, Ustad Mehandi Hasan and many more. He is an expert in fusion with his son Rishabh Shankar and Piyush Shankar. He also plays Tabla in one of the most popular serials of Asia “T.V.S. Sa Re Ga Ma” and also composed the tracks of India’s most famous television magnum “Mahabharat”

Quick Facts

Known As Jeetu Shankar
Father’s Name Pandit Bhima Shankar G. Kathak
Mother’s Name Nirmala Bhimashankar Kathak and Geeta Bhimashankar Kathak
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Birthday 16th February 1969
  • Produces in Dynamic Fusion with Louis Bank, Talat Aziz, Rashid khan, Shaan and many more…
  • He composed the tracks for India''s most famous television magnum 'Mahabharat'
  • Plays Tabla in one of the most popular TV reality show of Asia 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa'
  • Performed with Ghazal artists in their concerts such Mr. Talat Aziz, Mr. Pankaj Udhas, Mr. Manhar Udhas, Mr. Rajendra Mehta, Neena Mehta, Mr. Ashok Kholsa, Mr. Rajkumar Rizvi, Gulam Ali and Ustad Mehandi Hasan of Pakistan
  • Plays Tabla and Dholak with the top music directors namely Mr.Laxmikant Pyarelal, Anand Milind, Dilip Sen, Samir Sen Uttam Singh, Kalayanji Anandji
Place / From Mumbai, Maharashtra
Your Quote for Life You should work from your Heart and Soul and not from your Brain, as work done by Heart will surely excel you

Beyond Tabla Player

Favorite Personalities Amitabh Bachchan ji
Inspiration My Family
Food I Love Simple Food
Food I Hate Food I Hate
Had I not been a Tabla Player then… I could be Pilot
Favorite Pass time School Time
Favorite Movies / Series Sholay, Kranti
Favorite Actor / Actress Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha ji