Snehal Bhatkar (original name Vasudev Gangaram Bhatkar), was an understood Hindi and Marathi film music author from Mumbai, India. He is the beneficiary of Lata Mangeshkar Award founded by Government of Maharashtra of year 2004.
Snehal Bhatkar was conceived on 17 July 1919 in Mumbai in a Marathi-talking crew. His dad kicked the bucket when he was year and a half old. His mom was an instructor and was a decent artist too. It was from her that he grabbed the nuts and bolts of music. In the wake of finishing registration he learned music at a music school in Dadar. He passed on at his Mumbai living arrangement on 29 May 2007 at 87 years old years.
To maintain a strategic distance from any break in contract while authoritatively working for HMV, he embraced different nom de plumes a writer. These included "B. Vasudev" and "Snehal" however another decision, "Snehal Bhatkar", got to be altered. The name was gotten from that of his then recently conceived little girl, Snehlata.
He made began his motion picture profession with the motion picture Neel Kamal in the year 1947. Bhatkar and lyricist Kidar Nath Sharma had shared an uncommon bond, collaborating for hit tunes like Kabhi Tanhaiyon Mein (Hamari Yaad Aayegi) which might be viewed as the apex of Bhatkar's vocation.
His three youngsters incorporate noted Marathi performing artist Ramesh Bhatkar, Avinash and little girl Snehlata.