Aadesh Shrivastava is a popular Indian music director. He is the husband of famous singer / actress Vijayata Pandit & is brother-in-law of Jatin-Lalit Panditji and hence connected with Jasraj Panditji also Aadesh's first big break came with the 1993 film Kanyadaan. His greatest achievement was that he had Lata Mangeshkar to sing for his very first song. The movie has not been released and the songs did not see the light of day. But he bounced back with the film Aao Pyaar Kare. One track, "Haathon mein aa gaya jo kal" almost rewrote his fortunes.

His success came in sporadic bursts. His chart topping number was "Kya ada kya jalwe tere Paro". His 1998 film Angaarey had a noted score. Subsequent chartbusters include "say shava shava" (Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham), "chali chali phir chali chali" and "merii makhanaa merii soniye" (Baghban). He has a surprising number of films to his credit that star the Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.

Aadesh was one of the judges in the musical talent show "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005", conducted by the popular Indian TV Channel Zee TV, where he adopted the motto "jai ho, mangalmai ho" (victory and happiness). In 2007, he was one of the five judges on Star Voice of India. He was also a contestant on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa part 2 on Sony. He is now back on Zee TV and is a mentor and judge on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009.