My Research interests are driven by my musical background as an Indian Classical Vocalist, and my academic training in the disciplines of Economics, Ethnomusicology, and Sociology. My Doctoral research focuses on the Life and Musical Works of Raja Sir Sourindro Mohun Tagore (1840-1914) and the gradual emergence of Indian music on a Global level.
Colonialism, Orientalism, Music Pedagogy and Practise, Musical Writing in India, Colonial Modernity
Felix Scholarship for Masters Studies at SOAS, London
President of India Gold Medal in Thumri and Silver Medal in Kheyal from All India Radio
Junior Research Fellowship from Ministry of Culture, Government of India in the field of Thumri-Tappa for research in Bandish Thumri of Lucknow
UNESCO-Sahapedia Fellowship for content research and module writeup on Bandish Thumri of Lucknow