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The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked  

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List Rules Skill Feel Experience Originality Popularity & Still Out There playing for a living!

Not in Any Order as one should not and cannot compare musicians/Guitarists!
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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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Sumit Ramachandran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Sumit Ramachandran
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Prasanna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Film score
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Amyt Datta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Rock music, Experimental music, Jazz
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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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Warren Mendonca is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Warren Mendonca
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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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Roy Venkataraman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Roy Venkataraman
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Rex Vijayan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Rex Vijayan
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Floyd Fernandes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Floyd Fernandes
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Rudy Wallang is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Rudy Wallang
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Chaitanya Bhaidkar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Sadanand Bhaidkar added Chaitanya Bhaidkar
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Ravi Iyer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Ravi Iyer
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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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Gussy Rikh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Gussy Rikh
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Dhruv Ghanekar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
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Chandresh Kudwa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Chandresh Kudwa
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Keba Jeremiah is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Anand Samuel J. added Keba Jeremiah Acoustic music, Contemporary worship music, Funk
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Somak Sinha is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
ParthaMitra added Somak Sinha Carnatic Classical - Fusion
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Edwin Fernandes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
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Amit Heri is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked
Amit Heri
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Paresh Kamath is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Indian Guitarists, Ranked