Mayank MahyavanshiLead Singer (1994-)
Mayank Mahyavanshi And His Friend Rahim Nasirkhan Founded And Created The Unplugged Band "Qasidaa".
Mahyavanshi Mayank Shashikant was born on 26th march 1994, to Mother Rashmita and Father
Shashikant, at Daman (U.T).
Mayank is a Vocalist and a Co-founder of the Unplugged Band "Qasidaa".
He also manages events and shows along with his Band member Rahim.
He have a dream to travel the whole world and make his Band's Name all over the world and be an
inspiration to all the below Average Students.
Being a below average Student He was never seen or observed by his Teachers or his High
Profile Friends (which He badly wanted to be one). He always had a Big Dream of playing Cricket on
Higher Stages and Keeping that in mind He eagerly waited for the P.T Lecture. In this way He
completed his Schooling in the year 2010.
INTEREST IN MUSIC
Like all the Normal Kids from Daman He started his High School in Science Stream from
Sarvajanik Vidhyalaya (Daman) and completed his High School in 2012 and got Good grades, which
helped him get admission in the National Level Institute.
Being an intimidating kid He felt helpless for the few months which He had to spend without his
family, but as He was studying (Sardar Vallabh National Institute of Technology) nearby his hometown,
He used to regularly visit his hometown during weekends getting back to hostel with loads of happiness
and memories . After regular failures in his academic life He started gaining interest towards his true
motive then which was Cricket.
The Relationship of Music and Mayank is different than others. Music has been a source of
Purification for him. A mere source of Purification of mind and soul which used to take away all his
anger, aggression, pain or sorrow. Music was that channel which always drew him away from all the
negativities and worldly chaos. It was a true escape for him. He used to sing at every possible time and
place be it while driving his car, playing his favorite sports, bathing or doing his daily stuff.
His favorite music artists are A.R.Rahman, Shankar Mahadevan, Sonu Nigam, Nandini
Srikar,Sunidhi Chauhan, Shreya Ghoshal,Arijit Singh, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan,Papon.His favorite among
international artists are Coldplay ,The Chainsmokers, Linkin Park,and Imagine dragons,Shawn Mendes,
Ed Sheeran,Ariana Grande,Sia, The Weeknd, Camila Cabello,Rita Ora,Shakira.
He loves EDMs and is a big fan of Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki, Dimitri and Like Mike, David Guetta,
Avicci, Calvin Harris, Kygo and DJ Snake.
After struggling in his academics He tried his hands in Cricket. But Music was something which
had never left his path in life. He got great achievement in Cricket world too but his love for Music made
him upload pretty small videos on Social Networking Sites. Presently, He is a Co-founder and Vocalist of
In May 2017, Rahim Nasirkhan along with his school mate Mayank Mahyavanshi planned to call up all the singers in their contact for a small Jamming session. They further continued to jam and soon a Band was created. They started performing Unplugged music and named the Band “Qasidaa” with a tag line "An Unplugged Band". The band consists of Mehul Damania, Mayank Mahyavanshi, Tejal Patel and Lajja Bhavsar on Vocals, Amit Bhavsar on Drums, Dhruval Maher on Dholak/Tablas and Rahim Nasirkhan on lead vocals and Rhythm Guitar. The seven members come from backgrounds varying from Gujarati folk to soft-pop and just acoustics. The band also performs gigs at private parties, local concerts and have a future plan to tour within India.
HOBBIES AND OTHER WORKS:
He is a Big time gamer and loves playing FIFA and WWE. He is a swimmer too, and loves to play
Outdoor Games such as Cricket and Football. He has a major crush towards nature which makes him a
frequent traveller. He loves travelling solo and covering long distances while driving makes him cheerful
and delighted. He loves dancing,listening to EDMs and loves to watch WWE . He is a foodie and his
favorite dish is Chicken Biryani (Mom's Handmade).