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Satvik Veena exponent Salil Bhatt has been conferred the prestigious Maharana Mewar Foundation Award for his outstanding achievements and his meritorious services rendered in the field of Indian classical music. Salil Bhatt is the illustrous son of Grammy Award Winner Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt. Salil Bhatt has created a new version of the traditional veena named as the 'Satvik Veena' for which he is receiving innumerable accolades and rave reviews all over the world.

List of major awards, honours and titles of Salil Bhatt:

  • 1- Maharana Mewar Foundation Award
  • 2- Abhinav Kala Samman
  • 3- Mahakal Sangeet Ratan
  • 4- International Achievers Awards
  • 5- Title of "Global Indian"
  • 6- Title of "Prince of Raga"
  • 7- Rag Bhavishya Samman
  • 8- Grass Roots Grammy Nomination
  • 9- Juno Award Nomination
  • 10- Pre Grammy Award Nomination

List of Major recording releases of Salil Bhatt:

  • 1- Revitalise
  • 2- Swar Shikhar
  • 3- Sopaan
  • 4- Slide to Freedom (Part I & II)
  • 5- Out of the Shadows
  • 6- Mumbai to Munich
  • 7- Revival of Gavati
  • 8- Relax
  • 9- Karnatikas veena jugal bandi
  • 10- Mohan's veena

Salil is the son of Grammy award-winner, Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, the Iconic Indian classical musician.

Major International Achievements

  • 1. First Indian musician to perform in the German Bavarian parliament in Munich in 2005 celebrating 500 years of Indo-German cultural relations.
  • 2. First Indian musician to perform in Iceland for the Prime Minister of Iceland and the entire Icelandic Parliament along with the President of India Dr. Abdul Kalam in 2005.
  • 3. Did artist residency in Taipei for one month, imparting music to the Taiwanese students and also collaborating with Aboriginal singer of Taiwan in 2006.
  • 4. Performed for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation CBC RADIO in remote city of Whitehorse in Canada in 2008.
  • 5. Performed for the Folkways live, in Edmonton Canada and recorded for the world's most famous Smithsonian museum.
  • 6. Performed for the Queen Elizabeth in New Delhi during her historic visit to India in 1997.
  • 7. Performed for the historic Indo-Pak summit in Agra in July 2001, the most important event in Asia at that time for Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpaee and the entire Indian Parliament members along with the President of Pakistan.
  • 8. Performed the world famous Epcor Centre in Calgary, Canada in 2008 with musicians from Canada, Iceland, England.
  • 9. Performed extensively in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales for Asian Music Circuit tours in 1995 and 2005.
  • 10. Performed in Australia's biggest International Guitar Festival in Adelaide in 2007.
  • 11. Performed in Chicago World Music Festival in U.S.A in 2007.
  • 12. Performed in All the International fold festivals of Canada including Vancouver Folk Fest, Vancouver Island musicfest, Calgary Folk Fest, Edmonton folk fest, Winnipeg folk fest, Guelph music fest, Canmore folk fest, South Country fair, Ottawa Folk fest, Toronto music fest, Stan Rogers Folk fest in Canso [nova scotia, Canada].
 
 I have found my own place -- The Times of India, Ahmedabad
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Ace Veena- Tura -- The Times of India, Pune
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A musician of Note -- The Hindu, New Delhi
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Salil has carved a niche -- The Hindustan Times, Jaipur
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Like father like son -- DNA Pune
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Hitting the right notes -- Deccan Chronicle, Hyderabad
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Global Indian --The screen film weekly, Mumbai
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The Rajsik (Royal) Salil Bhatt -- The Hindu, New Delhi
Satvik Veena : An introduction to Satvik Veena from the creator himself
 
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