Passionate about Marathi history, music (shastrokta, natyasangeet, bhavgeet, bhaktigeet, lavni) literature, food - in short anything Marathi!
Learned tabla, mridang, dholki, and dimdi from Shri Sudhir Ranade, who was tabalji to Shri Sudhir Phadke (after Shri Anna Joshi) for almost 20 years but haven't played for almost 20 years! Learned classical with Pandit Neelkanthbua Abhyankar and later with Pandit Chandrashekhar Swamy (Mewati gharana). My mother was a shishya of the great Pandit Jagannathbua Purohit (Gunidas)
Grandfather was Raobahadur Sitaram Keshav Bole, president of the Hindu Mahasabha, and friend of both Swantryaveer Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, and Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar
I live in San Francisco but my heart lives in my bungalow on Prabhat Road, Erandawane, Pune - i look forward to my body joining my heart!
Currently Managing Director (Partner) at Accenture in the Salesforce Business Group