The ‘M’ word suits her just fine, Modest, Matured, Melodious and Musical. Maya is a versatile light vocal artiste devoted to music, a renowned name among the musical circles of Gujarat.

Hailing from an educated and cultured family of kadi in Mehsana District of Gujarat, Maya’s love for music was nurtured by the family.

At an early age of 8 years she began her training in Hindustani Classical Vocal accomplishing her graduation (Sangit Visharad) and Bachelor of Education (Sangit Visharad) in Music in 1984 topping the merit list in Gujarat. Maya is an auditioned artiste of All India Radio and Doordarshan since 1987.


She has many certificates, medals and awards to her credit in light-vocal music-Sugam Sangeet at state and national level.

Marriage to Deepak brought Maya to Ahmedabad which being the heart for music in Gujarat, opened doors of opportunities for her. Soon Maya found herself leading voice to jingles, title songs, film songs and albums of folk songs, devotional songs and garbas. This gave her the opportunity to realized her potential and groom her voice for a vast range of rendering capability. Since then there have been no looking back.

With constant encouragement and support from family and deepak even during days when son kunjan needed her care and nurturance, Maya was performing at various places, both in India and abroad at Europe, England, Muscat, Dubai....

Maya gave performances both solo and with many troupes leaving her audiences spellbound with her geets, ghazals, bhajans, lokgeets, lagnageets, balgeets and garbas in Gujarati  & Hindi.

A soft spoken and sensitive artiste Maya is easy to work with, cooperative, good humoured, disciplined, committed and hard working. All the qualities required for a successful professional Performer !

Father : (Late) Shri Vinodbhai Patel
Coming from a Proud Patel family of Mehsana District.
Highly educated and Professor of Maths in Science
College at Kadi for 35 years.
Also served as a Professor at different cities like Talod,
Ahmedabad for several years.
Mother : Smt. Mangalaben Patel
Brothers :

Upendra Patel

Bhadresh Patel
Husband : Deepak Panchal
Son : Kunjan Panchal