Ravindra Ramakant Bijoor, a multi-faceted personality was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra on 26th September 1957 to Late Sri.Ramakant Bijoor and Smt.Sandhya. He has done his M.Com and LLB. He received Basic Hindustani Classical Music training from his father Late Sri.Ramakant Bijoor (Sarangi Player), Shri.Baban Manjrekar and Late Sri.Aravind Caphalkar. He is an approved Singer of Mumbai AIR & Doordarshan since 1980 in Light Music category. He has sung for many Marathi Tele Serials, Marathi & Hindi Films. He has also acted in many Marathi Stage Plays.
We are giving some of his accomplishments for the benefit of Sai Devotees.
He has sung for many renowned Music Directors like Shankar (from Shankar Jaikishen Duo),Prabhakar Pandit, Kanu Ghosh, Ashok Patki, Ravindra Jain, Anil Mohile, Ram Laxman, Ashok Ranade, Datta Davjekar, Abhijit Limaye, Snehal Bhatkar, Uday Mazumdar, Bhaskar Chandavarkar, Rahul Ranade, Yashwant Deo and Usha Mangeshkar
He has sung for Television Serials like “Savlya” and “Tar Kai Karal”.
He has sung for many Marathi Films. Notable among them are Chikat Navra, Suna Yeti Ghara, Kamal Majhya Baikochi, Sansar, Jai-Malhar Baiko, Manus, Karmayog, Laxmi Chalaycha, Kuni Tari Kuthe Tari, Sant Tukaram, Khatarnak, Shodh, He Khel Nashibache, Chalu Navra Bholi, Milan, Dholki, He Apla Asach and Uttarayan
He has sung for many Hindi Films. Notable among them are Encounter – The Killing, Sant Tukaram and Hum Pyar Tumhi Se Kar Baithe (Rajshree Films).
He has sung for a Hindi Tele Film titled “Ek Boond Aasman”.
He has sung with many renowned Singers. Notable among them are Usha Mangeshkar, Mahendra Kapoor, Anuradha Paudwal, Suresh Wadkar, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Anup Jalota, Sadhna Sargam, Mohammed Aziz, Shreya Goshal, Sonu Nigam, Mahalaxmi Iyyer, Shanker Mahadevan, Usha Timothi, Shaan, Ranjana Joglekar, Shailendra Singh, Uttara Kelkar, Sudesh Bhosle, Anupama Deshpande, Arun Date, Padmaja Fenani, Prabhakar Karekar, Shobha Joshi, Ravindra Sathe, Rani Verma, Ajit Kadkade, Jyotsna Hardikar, Sridhar Phadke, Jayashree Shivram, Swapnil Bandodkar and Vaishali Samant.
He has sung for about 70 Solo and 250 other Cassettes & CD’s in Marathi & Hindi.
He has sung many Sai Bhajans and Sai Dhuns. Most popular among them being “Sai Ram Sai Shyam”.
He has acted on Marathi Stage for plays like “Sounshaykallol” & “Ain Vasantat Ardhya Ratri” .
He has participated in AIR Concerts for Marathi Sugam Sangeet at Mumbai and participated as an Invited Artist from Mumbai in concerts at Kolhapur, Sangli, Solapur, Jalgaon etc.
He has given Programmes/Mehfils of Ghazals, Geets Semi-Classical, Bhajans, Film Songs in Marathi and Hindi in India and abroad.
Awards & Honours Received:
He was nominated for Best Male Playback Singer Award in 1996-97 at Maharashtra State Awards for Marathi film “Suna Yeti Ghara”.
He was nominated for Best Male Singer in 2005 at Zee Alfa Awards for Marathi Album “Apure Chandne”.
We have given below Sri.Ravindra Bijoor ‘s contact details for the benefit of Sai Devotees.