Late Pandit Shrikant Mishra(1952~2012)  born in Banaras, is highly acclaimed name in the world of Dhrupad and Pakhawaj . Pandit Shrikant Mishra started studying pakhawaj from the age of 15 with the great master Late Pandit Amarnath Mishra of Varanasi.
Pandit Shrikant Mishra has a great privilege of accompanying all the Dhrupad maestros of our time from Dagar Gharana and Darbhanga style including late Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar, late Ustad Nasir Aaminuddin Dagar, late Pandit Ramchatur Mallik and late Pandit Siyaram Tiwari.
Known for his great sensibility to music and for the sonorous sound and tuning of his Pakhawaj,Pandit Shrikant Mishra has participated in many important indian and international music festivals. He has been to Japan, Germany, France, Switzerland, Holland, England and many other countries. Pandit Shrikant Mishra is regarded not only as a perfect accompanist but also as a solo player too.