Pankaj is an Indian Poetand Singer, who is pursuing his PhD in Sanskrit in grammar at the Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, has sung Dheere Dheere Meri Zindagi – a famous song from Aashiqui – in the ancient tongue. During his visit to the HT office in Delhi, he also recorded other songs in Sanskrit.Pankaj hails from a family of priests in Deoghar, Jharkhand. He has even conducted pujas at the famous Shiv temple in Deoghar, where his father is a priest. Though the PhD scholar hasn’t had any formal training in music, he has been practising the tabla for two years now.
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- DelhiJuly 20, India Today Web Desk New; July 21, 2016UPDATED:; Ist, 2016 14:52. "Sanskrit scholar sings Yo Yo Honey Singh's Dheere Dheere Se, video goes viral". India Today.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
- "Pankaj Jha, man behind Dheere Dheere Meri Zindagi in Sanskrit, hit the idea in a class room".