Mridangam Artiste, Tamil Nadu, India
Started learning mridangam since the age of 8 at R.R Sabha Music School under the guidance of Late Vidwan Melakkaveri Sri.K.Krishnamurthy. Arangetram in the year 1990 under his guidance. Currently under the tutelage of Mridangam Maestro Mannargudi Sri. A.Easwaran. Bagged the Scholarship from Tamil-Nadu Iyal Isai Nataka Mandram in 1995
Won awards from The Music Academy, Mylapore Fine Arts, Indian Fine Arts Krishna Gana Sabha, Shanthi Fine Arts & VDS Arts Academy. Regularly performing during the Madras Music Festival since 1998 in various sabhas including Karthik Fine Arts , Naradha Gana Sabha etc. Was recently honoured by Ramana Kendra during the 2011 december fest.
Have accompanied senior artistes like Violin Maestro Prof T.N.Krishan, Flute Maestro Dr.N.Ramani, Hyderabad Brothers, Rudhrapatnam Brothers. Kum.A.Kanyakumari, Trichur Sri.V.Ramachandran Maharajapuram Sri.S.Ramachandran etc, and sub senior artistes in many concerts in and outside Chennai.