Rajendra Prasanna (Hindi: राजेन्द्र प्रसन्ना, Urdu: راجندر پرسننا) born in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India on 15 April 1956. He is one of the foremost exponent of Bansuri (Indian Flute) and Shehnai of India.
Rajendra Prasanna learnt from his father Pt. Raghunath Prasanna and from his uncles Bholanath Prasanna, Vishnu Prasanna. His family moved to Delhi in early seventies, later he became the disciple of Hafeez Ahmed Khan and Sarfaraz Hussain Khan. He also learnt style of light classical of Benaras Gharana from Pt. Mahadev Mishra of Varanasi.
He is regarded as one of the finest intrumentalist in India for presenting light classical modes like thumri, chaiti, kajri and dhun in Bansuri- Shehnai playing, and play them with equal aplomb and telling effects. He is known for playing the difficult ragas like Shri, Kedar with purity and maturity.
He has toured different countries of Europe, America, Asia, Australia. His major concerts are Edinburgh festival (UK), WOMAD Festival (Australia, Newzealand), World Music festival for golden jubilee celeberation for India's Independence held in America, Canada & Switzerland in 1997.
His collabration with Pandit Ravi Shankar for Concert for George in London.
Awards & Honors 
Rajendra Prasanna was the recipient of various awards and honors including Uttar Pradesh Sangeet Natak Academy Award (1995) for his contribution to the cause of Indian Classical Music.
Grammy Award certificate for his participation in "Concert for George" in 2004.