Dinakar picked up early traction as a homegrown talent on YouTube, where his acoustic renditions of pop songs began to attract a following. His cover of Alesso's mega-hit "Heroes" was featured on the Swedish DJ's own Snapchat, and Dinakar's interpretation of Bruno Mars's "Versace on the Floor" picked up hundreds of thousands of views. From his masterclass with Gil Shaham being featured in The Strad to signing an international music television contract with The QYOU, Dinakar has continued to shine as a multi-genre virtuoso, while actively exploring unique directions with his sound. Dinakar has also gained international recognition from The Violin Channel & SlippedDisc.
Akshay currently serves as the Founder + Artistic Director of the Stanford Flashmob Orchestra.