Shankar Bapu Apegaonkar
Apegaon maharashtraIndia
Other namesShankar Shinde
OccupationClassical musician
Known forPakhawaj
ChildrenUdhav Shinde
AwardsPadma Shri

Shankar Bapu Apegaonkar, born Shankar Shinde, was an Indian classical musician and an exponent of the Indian percussion instrument by name pakhawaj.[1] Born in 1911 in a Marathi family,[1] he followed the Varkari tradition of music.[2] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest Indian civilian honour of Padma Shri in 1986.[3] Apegaonkar's son, Udhav Shinde, is also a known percussionist.[2]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Mombu profile". Mombu. 2006. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  2. ^ a b "The Udhav Shinde Trio". CD Baby. 2015. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.