Bands/Musicians The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked  

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Arpan Sen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Adriana Garcia added Arpan Sen Experimental , modern acoustic percussive guitar -

Arpan Sen ( www.youtube.com/ArpanSen ) is one of the best percussive acoustic guitar players in India.  He uses unconventional time signatures to compose instrumental songs. He has invented a technique, which he calls the "elbow technique", which he applies on his track "Affairs".  He has made his place by playing his own signature style.  He uses many established micro techniques and in process of composing, he himself has discovered his unique way of playing the instrument.

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Amyt Datta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Rock music, Experimental music, Jazz

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Prasanna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Film score

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Sumit Ramachandran is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Sumit Ramachandran

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Baiju Dharmajan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked

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Susmit Sen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
babita added Susmit Sen

Susmit Sen is a self taught musician. He has been the founder, lead Guitarist of India’s longest running Live band Indian Ocean. His 1st solo debut album "Depths of the Ocean" was released in 2011.

He has formed a new band named "The Susmit Sen Chronicles" with drummer Nikhil Vasudevan, bassist Anirban Ghosh, tabla player Varun Gupta and vocalists Amit Sharma and Sudhir Rikhari. He left Indian Ocean in June 2013.

Susmit sen was invited by one of the most prolific Guitar festivals in the world – guitar -en -scene in Geneva, France, to represent the country. Susmit Sen has also scored the music for several award winning documentaries and feature films including "Road to Ladhakh", "Peepli Live" (Indian Ocean) and "Black Friday" (Indian Ocean) etc. He was also awarded the best music director award with Indian Ocean at the Asian Film festival in Hongkong.

Enjoy & stay connected!

Site: susmitsen.in

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SusmitSen

Twitter: twitter.com/susmitsenlive

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Ehsaan Noorani is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Film score

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Vikramjit Banerjee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked

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Roy Venkataraman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Roy Venkataraman

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Rex Vijayan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Rex Vijayan

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Ranker Video
Mrnit added Kapil Srivastava

About Kapil - Kapil is one of India’s leading solo & lead guitarist who made his first television debut as Guitarist in album titled ‘Lady Chatterjee’ for song 'Pyar aur Dosti'. He also composed & performed a recent track in the Bollywood Movie - Dubai Returns (Starring Irfan Khan).  He has performed guitar with various record labels including Sa Re Ga Ma HMV,
T-Series, Doordarshan, GM Records and has 3 solo music albums to his credits.
 
Founded Guitarmonk, Authored 6 Guitar Books (under Creative and Unicorn Publishing) and have led more than 7000+ students worldwide in more than 8 countries via Guitarmonk.Kapil is also contributing socially via its music movement (as Guitarmonk Social primarily for preservation of arts, music for health, music for poor). He executed more than 100 events in last 2 years.

Some of his Quick Links -

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kapil_Srivastava
http://www.facebook.com/kapilguitarist 

http://www.guitaristindia.com/
http://www.reverbnation.com/guitarmonk

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Warren Mendonca is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Warren Mendonca

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Ravi Iyer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Ravi Iyer

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Floyd Fernandes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Floyd Fernandes

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Rudy Wallang is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Rudy Wallang

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Chaitanya Bhaidkar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Sadanand Bhaidkar added Chaitanya Bhaidkar

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Mahesh Tinaikar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Mahesh Tinaikar

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Edwin Fernandes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked

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Gussy Rikh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Gussy Rikh

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Dhruv Ghanekar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked

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Randolph Correia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Randolph Correia PENTAGRAM      Shair N Func

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Keba Jeremiah is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Anand Samuel J. added Keba Jeremiah Acoustic music, Contemporary worship music, Funk

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Mayuks Sarkar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
SumitVerma added Mayuks Sarkar

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Chandresh Kudwa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Chandresh Kudwa

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Somak Sinha is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
ParthaMitra added Somak Sinha Carnatic Classical - Fusion

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Claver Menezes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Claver Menezes

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Sunil Kaushik is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Soumyadip Chattopadhyay added Sunil Kaushik Bollywood / Classical -

35 years ago Sunil Kaushik started off as a young self-taught guitarist, discovered by legendary RD Burman and Anandji Kalyanji. Traveling the world, composing and conducting original music scores for leading Bollywood productions and prime time TV shows, he has established himself as an accomplished Music Producer/ Composer, across a spectrum of genre - movies, classical, electronic, TV serials and animation. 

Collaborating with legends such as R.D. Burman, Kishore Kumar, Kalyaanji-Anandji, Laxmikant-Pyaarelal, Mohammed Rafi, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma and Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia has established his genius both mainstream and classical.

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Sanjeev Thomas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Sanjeev Thomas AR Rehman

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Sanjeev Kumar Babbar is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
gre8thinker added Sanjeev Kumar Babbar Classical, Punk Rock, Indie -

PANKH | Three-Octave Academy

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Desmond Powell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
KimberleyRodrigues added Desmond Powell TRUECOLORS      Bandish    Nirvana

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Paresh Kamath is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked

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Amit Heri is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Amit Heri

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Saibal Basu is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked

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Albin Simon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Dony sam saj added Albin Simon Raw strings

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Luke Macedo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
soundgarden added Luke Macedo

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Sanjay Joseph is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Sanjay Joseph

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Jovin Richard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
richard2 added Jovin Richard Classical, flamenco, rumba

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Sonam Sherpa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
IndraneelDas added p a r i k r a m a
classic blues and

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Hitesh Madan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
AllwinJohnny added Hitesh Madan EUPHORIA      EKA   CANZONA

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Derek Julian is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Derek Julian

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Anirban Chakravarty is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
mintu added Anirban Chakravarty

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Salim John Sadiq is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
SoummyaMukhopadhyay added Salim John Sadiq

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Arun Pathak is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Arun Pathak

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Mridul Luthra is the Guitar Pl... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Mridul Luthra is the Guitar Player for PUNKH

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Jovin Richard is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
richard2 added Jovin Richard

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Jovin Richard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
richard2 added Jovin Richard

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Menino Dias is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
BenjamineBennyPinto added Menino Dias BLACK SLADE

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Rupert Fernandes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Rupert Fernandes ROCKCOVENANT

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Alloy Anthony is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Alloy Anthony

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Alloy Isac is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Alloy Isac