Vinod Agarwal (Singer) Age, Death, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Vinod Agarwal

NicknameSankirtan Samrat
Profession(s)Devotional Singer, Writer, Businessman
Famous ForHis Krishna Bhajans
Vinod Agarwal Singing Krishna Bhajans
Personal Life
Date of Birth6 June 1955
BirthplaceNew Delhi, India
Date of Death6 November 2018
Place of DeathNayati Hospital, Mathura
Age (at the time of death)63 Years
Death CauseMultiple Organ Failure
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
HometownVrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolNot Known
Educational Qualification10th Standard
CasteVaishya (Bania)
Food HabitVegetarian
AddressGovind ki Gali, Vrindavan
Vinod Agarwal - Govind Ki Gali
HobbiesWriting, Travelling
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
Marriage DateYear 1975
Wife/SpouseKusum Lata Agarwal [1]Vinod Agarwal SSPL
Vinod Agarwal With His Wife
ChildrenSon- Jatin Agarwal (Garment Businessman)
Vinod Agarwal's Son, Daughter-in-Law, and Grandchildren
Daughter- Shikha Agarwal [2]Vinod Agarwal SSPL
Vinod Agarwal's Daughter, Son-in-Law, and Granddaughter
ParentsFather- Kishan Das
Mother- Ratni Devi [3]Vinod Agarwal SSPL
Vinod Agarwal's Parents
SiblingsBrother- 1 (Elder)
Sister- None

Vinod Agarwal

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vinod Agarwal

  • Vinod was born into a Krishna devotee family who shifted from Delhi to Mumbai when he was 7 years old.
  • Since his childhood, he was spiritual and used to sing bhajans. When he turned 12, he became proficient in playing the harmonium.
  • He was just 20 years old when he got married to Kusum Lata. His wife accompanied him for his devotional programs throughout his life.
  • In 1978, he started performing bhajans “Hari Naam Sankirtan” every Sunday morning at the office of his brother.
  • In 1979, he took Diksha from his Spiritual Guru, Late Shri Mukund Hari Ji Maharaj of Bhatinda, Punjab, whom Vinod credited for his divine singing and melodies.

    Vinod Agarwal's spiritual guru - Gurudev Shri Mukund Hari Ji Maharaj

    Vinod Agarwal’s spiritual guru – Gurudev Shri Mukund Hari Ji Maharaj

  • Since 1993, he used to perform at the devotional programmes without charging any fees; as ordered by his spiritual guru.

  • Apart from singing, he was a proficient writer in Hindi, Urdu, and Punjabi.
  • During the course of his life, he performed more than 1500 live programmes, both in India and abroad.

  • Apart from the live shows, he released more than 115 Audio Cassettes, CD’s and VCD’s worldwide. Vinod Agarwal's Bhajan Album
  • On 6 November 2018, he passed away in Mathura around 4 am due to multiple organ failure.
  • He performed his last Sankirtan on 21 October 2018 at Vijay Market Barkheda, BHEL, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.