Mandar Agashe

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Mandar Agashe
Born (1969-05-24) May 24, 1969 (age 51)
OccupationMusician, music producer, and businessman
Known forImplicated in Suvarna Sahakari Bank scam case, 2008; His Indian-pop album Nazar Nazar,1998

Mandar Agashe (born 24 May 1969) is an Indian musician, music producer, and businessman. He is the founder and vice chairman of Sarvatra Technologies.[1] He is best known for the controversial case surrounding the alleged scam by the Suvarna Sahakari Bank in 2008.[2][3]

Early life[change | change source]

Agashe was born in Mumbai to Dnyaneshwar Agashe and Rekha Gogte.[4][5] Him and his siblings, Ashutosh Agashe and Sheetal Agashe, are the grandchildren of industrialist Chandrashekhar Agashe.[6] He also has two children from a former marriage, including Adi Agashé.[7]

Career[change | change source]

In 1998, he released his first album, Nazar Nazar. The album was recorded in Hindi and English, several songs from the albums were featured on MTV India.[8] In 2003, Agashe made music for international listeners and released a single in Germany called I Need Someone.[9] In 2016, he released a album with Asha Bhosle called "82", reflecting Asha's age at the time of recording.[10][11]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fintech India: Sarvatra Technologies Brings 450th Co-operative Bank on National Financial Switch | The Fintech Times". The Fintech Times. 18 August 2018.
  2. "Mandar Agashe's bail plea rejected - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-09-14.
  3. "Dnyaneshwar Agashe cremated - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-09-14.
  4. Ranade, Sadashiv (1974). Agashe Kula-vr̥ttānta (in Marathi). p. 375. LCCN 74903020. OCLC 20388396.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  5. Kamath, M. V.; Gogaṭe, Bāḷakr̥shṇa Mahādeva (1991). The Makings of a Millionaire: A Tribute to a Living Legend, Raosaheb B.M. Gogte, Industrialist, Philanthropist & Educationist. Jaico Publishing House. Family of Rekha Gogte and Dnyaneshwar Agashe
  6. Bhūpendra,, Karandīkara, Śakuntalā. Viśvasta. Puṇe. ISBN 9781532345012. OCLC 992168228.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  7. Agashe, Trupti; Agashe, Gopal (2006). "Mangdari Gharana" [The House of Mangdari]. In Wad, Mugdha (ed.). Agashe Kulvrutant [The Agashe Family Genealogy] (in Marathi) (2nd ed.). Hyderabad: Surbhi Graphics. ISBN 978-1-5323-4500-5. Agashe, Sheetal DnyaneshwarCS1 maint: ref=harv (link) CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  8. Kharade, Pallavi (30 April 2004). "Singing a solo tune". Times of India.
  9. "Mandar to release single in Germany". Times of India. Retrieved 5 October 2016. choosing to flow from techno to trance to Indian classical
  10. "Asha Bhosale sings Suresh Bhat gajhals for her next album "82" - StarMarathi.in". starmarathi.in. Retrieved 5 October 2016. Titled as "82" and containing six gajhals, this album has been composed by young composer Mandar Agashe.
  11. "Asha renders six Suresh Bhat ghazals to western tunes - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-03-02.