Harish Hegde is a passionate Hindustani Classical Music Vocalist who has performed across India. He started learning music at the age of 14 under Vidwan D. N. Goankar Vajralli and Udupi Vidwan M. T. Bhagawat. Presently he is continuing his learning under Pt. Shripad Hegde who is a follower of Kirana and Gwalior Gharana. He is honoured with Gold medal in B Music and M Music from Karnataka University, Dharwad. He is also a qualified in Sanskrit Vidwath, Sangeeth Vidwath and Sangeeth Alankar. Akashvani recognizes him for Light Music, Composition and as a Classical Vocalist.
Santosh started his career as a consultant and Soft Skills Trainer. He did his college education from NITK, Surathkal. He functioned as a researcher at University of Eindhoven, University of Twente and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He was also the Placement President, while he was working at IISc, Bangalore. He has over 25 publications of mostly research documents that have found their place in National & International Journals. Also, he has done 16 conference papers and regularly functions as a writer of different articles for a national and worldwide daily paper. He is an advisor for different organizations. He is an author of Adhuri Prem Kahaniya, Dear Wife, Your Husband is not a Superhero, Second Heart, Get a Job WITHOUT an Interview, Be a B.A., Surrogate Author, Title is Untitled, Black, Grey and White, The Departing Point, God’s Table and Umbilical Cord. Throughout his personal time he composes his thoughts in a website, namely www.amritafoundation.wordpress.com and ventures into fiction writing. He delivered seminars and training to more than 45,000 people in India and abroad over the span of 7 years.