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Renowned Sufi Singer Dr. Nityapriya Srivastava


  • Dr. Nityapriya Srivastava Sufi & Hindustani Classical Vocalist

  • About

    Dr. Nityapriya Srivastava, is leading

    exponent of Sufi classical form of

    Hindustani classical vocal music (North

    Indian style). She has combined the mysticism of Sufi traditions in pure

    Indian classical ragas which tend to begin

    gently with an Alaap and steadily reaches

    to a very high energy level to induce a

    hypnotic states both among musicians

    and within the audience. Her unique

    singing style is a sincere result of her

    undying passion, self-motivation and

    dedication towards Sufi and Hindustani

    Classical music..

  • Academics

    Academically Doctorate in Hindustani

    Classical Vocal from University of Allahabad,

    Dr. Nityapriya has also achieved Sangeet

    Prabhakar and Sangeet Praveen from

    Prayag Sangeet Samiti Allahabad. She is

    also UGC-NET qualification in Hindustani

    classical vocal music.

    Apart from that Dr. Nityapriya

    Srivastava has published more than twenty

    research papers in International journals and

    more than fifteen research papers have been

    presented and published in National and

    International seminars and Conferences.

  • Music Nityapriyas unique style of rendering

    Sufi Songs in Kafi style and Khayal is a

    sincere result of her undying passion, self-

    motivation and dedication towards Classical


    Her Khayal rendering reflects her Taleem

    in Kirana Gharana with a mix of Gwalior style

    of Khayal rendering. She is a multi-faceted artist. Being a firm

    believer in maintaining the integrity of

    tradition, Dr. Nityapriya Srivastava explores

    her creativity without compromising on the

    classicism of the Sufi Music form. She sings

    not only Hindustani classical vocal but also,

    light classical, Mystics, Devotionals, Nirgun &

    folk also.

    She used to sing self composed Sufi and

    devotional songs in pure Hindustani classical

    Ragas with very few instruments which makes

    her style unique.

  • Guest Lectures

    Musical Image of Sufi Music at BHU-


    The Divine Romance in Sufi Music at

    Shri Agrasen Girls P.G. College Varanasi

    Sama-e-Khusro at Indian Institute of

    World Culture-Bangalore

    Anhad Naad- The Mysticism of Kabir at

    Indian Institute of World Culture Bangalore


  • Taleem Dr Nityapriya Srivastava have received

    extensive Taleem in Hindustani Classical

    vocal and Classical Sufi singing under

    Guru-shishya parampara from Pt. B.B.

    Kulkarniji of Gwalior-Kirana Gharana

    and continues to receive his guidance to

    achieve greater rigor and artistic insight in

    her music.

    Her journey in Classical music

    commenced at the tender age of five under

    the tutelage of her grandmother Late Smt.

    Kamal Kishori Srivastava. She initiated

    her in the field of Hindustani classical

    devotional and folk music. In her later

    years she trained to be a vocalist under the

    guidance of Smt. Krishna Ghosh and

    Dhrupad maestro Dr. Pt. Prem kumar

    Mallick ji of Darbhanga (Dhrupad)


  • Press

  • Performances Nityapriya's performances have taken her across the Nation. Some recent performances


    Taj Mahotsav 2013, Agra-U.P.

    Cuttack Mahotsav 2013,Cuttack Odisha

    Brahmotsav 2013,Iskon Bangalore

    Anhad Naad 2013,Indian Institute of World Culture Bangalore

    Sama-e-Khusro, IIWC B.P.Wadia Auditorium ,Bangalore

    Manus ho to wohi Raskhan,Keshav Kripa Auditorium Bangalore

    Korwar Mahotsav 2013,Bijapur Karnataka

    Dharmasthala,Dakshin Kannada-Karnataka

    Delhi International Arts festival, New Delhi

    Kaisi Jadoo Daari ab Shyam ,IISc,Bangalore

    The Divine Romance in Sufi Music,2013,Varanasi

    Sufi Ka sangitik Pratibimb,BHU-Varanasi

    Purandardas Aradhana 2013,Bangalore

    Freedom Concert 2013,JSRWA,ISRO-Bangalore

    And many more..

  • Accolades Nityapriya has received many accolades

    of national and international acclaim which

    recognize her excellence as a performer and


    Sangeet Shiromani National Award 2013

    D.Phil. in Hindustani Classical Vocal from

    Allahabad University.

    Second Position in 47th Deshantar Dr.

    Major Ranjit Singh Smarak Akhil

    Bhartiya Sangeet Puraskar

    Pratibha Samman by Akhil Bhartiya

    Vidyarthi Parishad

    And many more

  • Contact

    Dr. Nityapriya Srivastava

    C/O Mr. Mohit Anand

    C10/16,Vikram Nagar,

    ISRO Colony, Behind Iskon Temple


    Phone: +91 9376145008

    91 9448173894