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Darshil Shah
| Asia

Darshil Shah

Financial Advisor by the day and Musician by heart, Darshil has been learning and playing Bansuri (Bamboo Flute) since 2002. Based in Brisbane, Australia since 2009, Darshil has a dream of passing on the legacy of Ancient Indian Classical Music to cross-cultural communities and next generation of musicians.

Born & Brought up in Mumbai, he has had the privilege of learning music from some of the Best Bansuri Players of Malhar Gharana (Lineage). His current guru is Shri. Partha Sarkar who is a senior disciple of Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia.

Though his roots and core interest are based in exploring Hindustani (North Indian) Classical Ragas, he also has an extensive experience in playing for Live Kathak Dance Shows, Yoga, Devotional (Bhajan), Meditation, Jazz, Ghazal, Bollywood and World Music collaborations.

From Solo performance experiences to being part of a group ensemble, he is an avid listener who always welcomes new ideas to complement the genre of music being played.

Darshil is ambitious and very passionate about spreading the awareness of this natural instrument. His vision is to see a lot more people play and explore the beauty and sound of Bansuri. To find out more about Darshil and the Lovely Bansuri, please visit