|Born||7 November 1967|
Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
|Genres||Ghazal, Devotional, Folk|
|Composer, Singer, Music Director|
|Instruments||Vocals, Harmonium, Tanpura, Piano|
|Labels||Saregama, Mystica Music, Times Music, Bihaan Music, Venus, T-Series|
Shishir Parkhie born on 7 November 1967 at Nagpur in the state of Maharashtra, India is a Playback, Ghazal,Bhajansinger & music composer. Shishir has been nominated twice in the best Ghazal album category for the prestigious Global Indian Music Academy Awards for his self composed solo Ghazal albums Roomaniyat in 2012 & Siyahat in the year 2015. He is a graded artiste of All India Radio. He has performed extensively at various places all over India & his overseas Ghazal performances at Kuwait, Dimona, Ashdod, Ramla in Israel, Nairobi, Kenya, Dubai, Bahrain & Jeddah, Saudi Arabia were highly appreciated.
Born in a family with a strong musical background, Parkhie received his training in music at a young age from his mother, Pratima Parkhie. He began learning vocal music and tabla when aged six. He learnt tabla from Shri Kedarnath Thakur for three years. Soon thereafter he gave noteworthy performances on stage. His outstanding participation in various competitions won his many accolades. His first solo concert at the age of fifteen was much appreciated by the Ghazal connoisseurs. He received an award from All India Radio on the occasion of International Year of the Child in 1979. He practices various forms of music ranging from Ghazal, Bhajans, semi-classical music to playback singing. He is also trained in Hindustani Vocal Classical Music under the guidance of Dr. Narayanrao Mangrulkar & Smt. Rekha Saney of Nagpur. He also learnt Keyboard for few years from Shri Bhola Ghosh when he was a part of his music group in early nineties.
2. Once More Ghazals on T-Series (2009)
3. Roomaniyat- Ghazals of love & longing on Mystica Music (2011)
4. Khulus- Ghazals of dreams, desires & destiny on T-Series (Oct 2012)
5. Aatish tha, aftaab tha- A Jagjit Singh tribute single (Oct 2012)