Rajeshwar Acharya
Varanasi, India
OccupationClassical music vocalist
Known forHindustani classical music
AwardsPadma Sri (2019)

Rajeshwar Acharya is a Hindustani classical vocalist from Varanasi, India. In 2019, he was conferred the Padma Shri honour by the President of India for his contribution to the field of arts.[1]


Acharya was born in Varanasi, India. He studied music from Banaras Hindu University and practiced music under Pandit Balwantrai Bhatt. He belongs to the Gwalior gharana of music. He has been associated with the arts and music department of the Banaras Hindu University and Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University. He retired in 2003.[2][3]


  1. ^ "10 from UP get Padma Shri award". The Times of India. 26 January 2019. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  2. ^ "70 वां गणतंत्र दिवसः काशी की संगीत कला को मिला पद्न सम्मान, डॉ आचार्य ने बाबा विश्वनाथ को किया समर्पित". www.patrika.com (in Hindi). Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  3. ^ "प्रो. राजेश्वर आचार्य को मिला पद्मश्री, राष्ट्रपति ने नई दिल्ली में किया सम्मानित- Amarujala". Amar Ujala. Retrieved 18 March 2019.