Parthiv Gohil is an independent artist, playback singer, and live performer who takes his inspiration from his ancestry and mentors. Having studied under the guidance of Indian classical vocalist Ustad Zia Fariduddin Dagar, Parthiv traveled from Gujarat to Mumbai to start his musical journey.
Parthiv hit the limelight when he won the finals of the hit Indian musical reality TV game show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, singing very difficult classical numbers originally sung by classical legends Bade Ghulam Ali Khan and Amir Khan. His first music album Sapnay was directed by award-winning film director, screenwriter, producer, composer, and playback singer Vishal Bharadwaj.
He has since hosted the show that catapulted him to fame, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, on Zee TV. His work as a film singer started with the title song and backup vocals for director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bollywood drama Devdas. He also lent his voice to the award-winning film Sawaariya. Other films include EMI, Heroes, and Sahib Biwi aur Gangster. He has been featured in the Indian TV series Coke Studio @MTV, in the iconic song and video Phir Mile Sur, and led the team in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’s "Mega Challenge."
Parthiv and his band have performed in more than 2,000 shows worldwide, most recently at the World Music Festival at London with Indian composer duo Salim-Sulaiman. He has collaborated with artists Rashid Khan, Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty, Shreya Ghoshal, Rekha Bharadwaj, Leslie Lewis, Usha Uthup, Roop Kumar Rathod, Usha Mangeshkar, and many more.
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