Santosh was known as a child prodigy in music field specially as Harmoniamist. He is the disciple of well renowned harmonium maestro late Pt. Appasaheb Jalgaonkar.
He has been awarded with National Scholarship for Harmonium given by Indian Government .He has recently accompanied in the latest Sawai Gandharwa Bhimsen Sangeet Mohotsav Pune 2014 . His solo performances in Mauritius were appreciated by their Prime Minister Dr. Navin Chandra Ramgulam.He has also recently performed solos in Dubai