This versatile musician took rigorous training under Pandit Firoz Dastur of Kirana Gharana for 12 years.
He has also taken guidance from Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan of Rampur Sahaswan Gharana , Pt. Dinkar Kaikini , Pt. Yeshwantbua Joshi , Smt. Dhondutai Kulkarni and Pt. Babanrao Haldankar.
Milind has emerged as one of the eminent vocalists on the concert platform having performed in major music festivals all over India, such as Sawai Gandharva festival (Pune and Kundgol), Gunidas Sangeet Sammellan,Harballabh Sangeet Samellan (Jalandhar),Ustad Amir Khan festival (Indore and Calcutta), Haridas Sangeet Sammellan,Rahimat Khan festival (Dharwad), Karavalli festival (Karwar), Saptak festival (Ahmedabad),Pt. Bhimsen Joshi Memorial concert (Dharwad and Dubai),Aavishkar Sangeet Samaroh,Goa ,Ustad Alladiya Khan Festival,Mumbai etc.He has also performed abroad in the UK,USA,UAE and Oman. He is an "A" Grade artiste and a regular broadcaster on All India Radio and has also appeared several times on T.V. He has given playback for several Television serials including “Discovery of India” produced by Shyam Benegal.
Milind has a sonorous voice with an excellent range.His emphatic style is the hallmark of his performances.He was awarded “Surmani” title by Sur Singar Samsad,Mumbai in 1985.He has also won the All India Radio music competition in 1981.Milind Chittal has enthralled the audience by his performances in almost all music centres in India and abroad. .
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