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People in the city: Ankita Kumar

Ankita Kumar is a pianist based in Delhi. Know more about her..

delhi Updated: Jul 16, 2012 00:19 IST
Namya Sinha
Namya Sinha
Hindustan Times

Ankita Kumar, 28, Pianist, GK2

New Delhi

College: Sri Ram College of Commerce

Favourite website:

Favourite book: Rashmirathi by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

Favourite quote: If music be the food of love, play on by Shakespeare

Sandals or sneakers: Sandals with heels

AnkitaBeer or wine: Wine

Who does your hair: Gauri in VLCC

Who inspires you: Dad

Your last regret purchase: Branded wallet for my husband from a Chinese website. ($300)

Best thing that has ever been gifted to you: My wedding dresses, price details- still paying

Delhi summer or winter: Delhi winter

Pet cause: Environment

Favourite spot in Delhi: My bed

Would love to have dinner with: Peter Pan!

Money in your wallet at the moment: Unlimited— Kush’s (husband’s) credit card!

Craziest thing you’ve ever done: Jumped in a pool with no water

One thing you can’t live without: Family

Facebook Friends: (total number): 400

Favourite musical instrument: Piano

Favourite film: Seeta aur Geeta

Favourite dish: Litti chokha (Bihari dish)

Style icon: Audrey Hepburn

Long hair or short hair: Short hair

Favourite drive bar: Shalom

Janpath or Sarojini Nagar Market: Sarojini Nagar

Korean Cuisine or Konkan Cuisine: Konkan

Pet peeve: Dishonest people

One song you love to play on the piano: Bhanware Ki Gunjan

Your favourite pianist: Brian Silas

You can never have too many: Late nights

Know her more...

She started playing piano when she was 12-years-old from the piano maestro Brian Silas. Today, she takes lessons from Jaideep Lakhtakia, a renowned guitarist , singer and teacher. She has received the Sanatan Sangeet Sanskriti Award for upcoming talent in music. Her last public performance was Melody Lane at Siri Fort Auditorium this month. The concert featured the launch of her maiden music album titled RESONANCE. She is hopes to perform again during the formal launch of her music school sometime in September.

Learn piano from her...

She has been teaching piano for the past six years and currently takes classes at her residence in Greater Kailash Part II. She has students in the age group of 6 to 60 years. People interested to join her classes, can contact her on

First Published: Jul 15, 2012 16:37 IST