Param is an IT industry veteran who has worked with Infosys Technologies for 14+ years. His passion for music led him to found Mavrix so that he could focus his energies on catering to an underserved market that he was a part of – Indian music lovers. He is an inveterate music geek and loves discovering, researching and analyzing music. When he can find the time, he enjoys singing karaoke duets with his wife. He lives in Bangalore with his wife and two kids.
Music Genres: Bollywood, Koliwood, Mollywood, Ghazal, Carnatic, Hindustani, Rock, Pop, Alternative, Reggae, Western Classical
Songs: Phoolon Ke Rang Se (Kishore Kumar), Ajeeb Daastaan Hai Ye (Lata Mangeshkar), Aao Huzur Tumko (Asha Bhonsle), Ehsaan Tera (Mod Rafi), Tere Bina Zindagi Se (Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar), Do Diwane Shahar Mein (Bhupinder, Runa Laila), Jhuki Jhuki Si Nazar (Jagjit Singh), Maa (Shankar Mahadevan), Ajab Si (KK), Poo Kattinodum (Yesudas, S Janaki), Ethrayo Janmamaye (Sujatha), Mandram Vantha (S.P. Balasubramaniam), Vellai Pookal (A.R. Rahman), Fool on the hill (Beatles), Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd), Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin), Free Bird (Lynnyrd Skynnyrd), No Woman No Cry (Bob Marley), Boulevard of Broken Dreams (Green Day)
Thej is a geek who likes to code, travel and talk. He has been developing software for more than eight years now and will probably continue to do the same forever. He is an avid blogger at http://thejeshgn.com. Thej is a typical Bangalorean who is a die-hard fan of “one by two” filter coffee..
Music Genres: Indian film, Carnatic, Rock
Songs: Naadamaya E Lookavella (Dr. Rajkumar), Anisutide Yako Indu (Sonu Nigam), Premalokadindha (Yesudas, S Janaki), Ye Dil (Sonu Nigam), Ye Jo Mohabbat Hai (Kishore Kumar), Kallalona Kallu Petti (Chitra), Comfortably Numb (Pink Floyd), Hey Bhaghwan (Raghu Dixit)
Santosh is the man charged with the responsibility of building India’s most comprehensive music database. He has about 5 years of experience with Infosys BPO where he helped a Fortune 500 client with its back-office functions. He has a proven track-record of consistent performance throughout his career. Music is his passion and some friends believe that he can listen to music 18 hours a day (he dreams of music the other 6 hours!). With his role in Mavrix, his passion and his job are perfectly aligned! He is married and lives in Bangalore.
Music Genres: Contemporary Indian Music, Indian Film Music, Classical, Folk/Rock/Pop Fusion
Songs: Madhuban Khushbu Deta Hai (Yesudas), Chandan Sa Badan (Mukesh), Naina Barse Rhim Jhim (Lata Mangeshkar), Jiya Jale Jaan Jale (Lata), Aye Mere Pyaare Watan (Manna Dey), Kya Hua Tera Wada (Mohd Rafi), Dilke Jharoke Mein (Mohd Rafi), O Hansini (Kishore Kumar), Main Shayar Toh Nahin (Shailendra), Dil Kya Kare (Kishore Kumar), Meri Bheegi Bheegi Si (Kishore Kumar), Duniya Mein Logon Ko (Asha Bhonsle), Mujhe Rang De (Asha), Piya Basanti Re (Chitra, Ustad Sultan Ahmed), Hotel California (Eagles), Boulevard of Broken Dreams (Greenday), Sultans OF Swing (Dire Straits), Sugar Sugar (Archies), Careless Whisper (George Michael), I Just Called to Say I Love You (Stevie Wonder), Words (Boyzone)
Gururaj is a die-hard Bangalorean. Neither can you take Bangalore out of the man, nor the man out of Bangalore! After working in a bunch of MNCs, he decided that he wanted to work on something that has always been close to his heart – music and movies. He is the most literary of us all having penned stories and screenplays in Kannada. He continues to dream about having his screenplays converted to movies.
Music Genres: Film Music, Sugam Sangeet, Classical, Kannada Folk, Pop
Songs: Aanewala Pal Jane Wala Hai (Kishore Kumar), Agar Tum Mil Jao (Shreya Ghoshal), O Goriya Re (Yesudas), Tum Bin Jaoon Kahan (Kishore Kumar), Kannira Dhare (Dr.Rajkumar), Hadonda Haduve (P.B. Srinivas), Yav Mohana Murali (Mysore Ananth Swamy), Mohada Hendathi Teerida (C. Ashwath), Mun Paniya(S.P. Balasubramaniam), Nuvve Nuvve Kavalantudi (Chitra)
Rakshith is a fun-loving and outgoing person. He is a very creative person, and is always up to new and exciting projects. His passion for music and movies, led him to an MBA program in Media and Entertainment. His taste in music reflects his belief that music knows no boundaries. He is also a good singer and a huge fan of Kishore Kumar and Sonu Nigam.
Music Genres: Bollywood, Sandalwood, Sufi, Ghazal, Hindustani, Rock, Pop, Western Classical
Songs: Ajee Rooth Kar Ab (Lata Mangeshkar), Teri Galiyon Mein (Mohd Rafi), Phoolon Ke Rang Se (Kishore Kumar), Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas (Kishore Kumar), Aanewala Pal (Kishore Kumar), Zindagi Ke Safar Mein (Kishore Kumar), Raat Kali (Kishore Kumar), Jeena Yahan Marna Yahan (Mukesh), Mujhse Judaa Ho Kar (Lata, S.P. Balasubramaniam), Taare Hain Baarati (Jaspinder Narula), Kal Ho Naa Ho (Sonu Nigam), Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (Sonu Nigam), Main Agar Kahoon (Sonu Nigam), Mannipaya (Shreya Ghoshal), Light My Fire (The Doors), Break On Through To The Other Side (The Doors), Why Won’t You Come Baby (BB King), Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Pink Floyd), Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd)
Fidel has been a performing musician for the last decade, having traveled extensively for gigs, ads, short films and recording sessions. Following a failed startup after graduating in mechanical engineering, Fidel worked in market research and later as a business analyst. His passion, however, brought him back to his musical roots.
Music Genres: Acoustic, Folk, Country, Jazz, Vintage, Alternative,Progressive, Indie, Carnatic fusion, Hindustani
Songs: My Way (Frank Sinatra), Romeo and Juliet (Dire Straits), Country Roads (John Denver), Hurt (Johnny Cash), A Change Of Seasons (Dream Theater), Schism (Tool), The Stranger Song (Leonard Cohen), Awake (The Doors), Bed of Roses (Bon Jovi), Mogan Asonk Boren (Konkani)
Madhuri is a BCA graduate with more than a year’s experience with Infosys BPO. Having been brought up in a musical family (her father is a professional musician), she developed a deep passion for music and has participated in singing competitions at the college level.
Music Genres: Carnatic, Rock, Pop, Bollywood, Sufi, Hindustani, Reggae, Ghazal
Songs: Forever And For Always ( Shania Twain), Incomplete (Backstreet Boys), When September Comes (Green Day), Don’t Worry Be Happy (Bobby McFerrin), Buffalo Soldier (Bob Marley), Mysterious Girl (Peter Andre), Bring Me To Life (Evanescence), You’re Beautiful (James Blunt), Numb (Linkin Park), Love To See You Cry (Enrique Iglesias), Please Forgive Me (Bryan Adams), I Could Fly (Keith Urban), O Saathi Re (Kishore Kumar), Panchi Nadiya (Sonu Nigam), Hum Aapke (S.P. Balasubramaniam), Piya Basanthi Re (Chitra), Chalo Tum Ko (Shreya Ghoshal) , Aur Aahista Kijiye (Pankaj Udhas)
Anitha likes to write code; and occasionally to crack them. Someone who single-mindedly pursued a career in it for the love of the virtual world, she has the heart, mind and soul of a problem-solver. Secretly yet passionately in love with literature, she has been proven guilty of devouring books in cold blood. For her, the Word comes first—written or virtual. Anitha is married; she lives in Bangalore and her thoughts reside at her home in Kerala.
Music Genres: Western Pop, Rock, Bollywood
Songs: November Rain (Guns n’ Roses), Rock n’ Roll Dreams (Meat Loaf), Hole in My Soul (Aerosmith), Tum Pukar Lo (Hemant Kumar), Hoton Se Choolo Tum (Jagjit Singh), Kiska Rastha Dekhe (Kishore Kumar), Pal (K.K), Bin Tere Kya Jeena (A.R. Rahman), Rahet Fateh Ali Khan songs