Akhilesh Patel has honed his Skill of Kathak under Smt. Vaishali Patil Desai Ji ( Kathak ), Disciple Of Pandit Ramlal Maharaj ji (Raigarh Gharana) and Smt. Kamna Naik Ji (Bharatnatyam), Disciple of Bharti Hombal Ji. After completing his P.G. Diploma (M.A.) in Kathak from Raja Mansingh Tomar University, Gwalior, he started working as an Assistant Director and Choreographer of Nritya Mudra Kathak Kala Kendra Jabalpur, as a Choreographer and mentor in Natraj Kala Sangeet Mahavidyalaya and Art Sensation, Jabalpur and worked as an English and Dance Teacher in various schools. Apart from Kathak, he completed his diploma in Bharatanatyam from Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya, Khairagarh. He has evolved his art by performing and competing at various state and National level competitions and received some of the most prestigious awards in his Field.