An eminent Hindustani Classical Vocalist born in Gadag Dharwad district of Karnataka state, Swarashree Maheshkumar V.C stepped into the field of music through his father Dr. V.B Chinchakhandimath who was a renowned vocalist of Kirana Gharana and was a disciple of Pandit Ramkrishnabuva Shirodkar. Further he entered the ocean of music of Pandit Padmabhushan Basavraj Rajguru as a disciple and dedicated himself to the music field for over two decades under Panditji. He also studied music as one of the subjects during his college career. Simultaneuously he obtained sangeet Visharad and Alankar degrees from A.B.G Mandal, Miraj.
He is also crowned with M.A degree in English from Karnataka university, Dharwad. He has also undergone an aesthetic musicological with Pandit V.R Athavale of Agra Gharana. Thus Shri Maheshkumar as a disciple of two great maestros from different Gharanas, has evolved his own style of gayaki which is scintillating, soul, stirring and spell bound. In their opinion he has been gifted with fascinating, sonorous voice and his performance are intricate but appealing to all classes of audience. Shri Maheshkumar's approach to music forms three inter-vowen strands such as intellectual intuitive and instinctive. He has also contributed to the field of drama, composed new bandishes and new ragas besides his unique contribution to the field of Hindustani Classical Music such as Niruni Bhajans and a series of ragas. Through his performances have reached the hearts and homes of laity.