Dr. Aneesh Vidyashankar
Dr. Aneesh Vidyashankar is a music sensation who has touched more than thousand hearts with his violin. He is a child prodigy who has been exposed to music since the tender age of 3 by his guru, his father, Mr. S.R. Vidyashankar.
He has a distinctive way of performing while walking around, making him India's only 'wireless walking violinist. He has the incredible talent of presenting his music in a very special form by blending western and Indian classic music for the world to enjoy and fall in love with it. He was only six years old when he gave his first performance, and has been performing for the past 20 years now.
Aneesh, along with his band AVID, have performed in more than 27 countries. He has won many awards including a National Award from All India Radio and the Young Achievers Award.
He also received an honorary doctorate in music as he has more than excelled in the field. He stayed true to his achievements by stunning the audience with his performance even at Asia Plateau. The participants were moved to tears by his heart warming performance. It will be engraved in their memory even after the conference.