Swarupa Ananth aka Tablanaari
Swarupa Ananth-Sawkar aka Tablanaari is a bold, young Indian percussionist and producer, ranked in the 'Forbes India 30 under 30 list'. She has been a prolific entertainer from a young age, under the mentorship of Ustad Allarakha & Ustad Zakir Hussain. Her debut album 'Raagatronic', released in 2014 with collaborator Shriram Sampath, reached #1 on the iTunes India charts. As a performer and producer, Swarupa has collaborated with many national and international artists, sharing the stage with some musical luminaries including A.R. Rahman, Salim-Sulaiman, Ram Sampath, Ranjit Barot.
Swarupa recently launched an online music school, Tablanaari's School Of Music, that promotes Indian classical music with world class artists teaching rich traditional material in a holistic manner. She is currently working on her debut solo album set to release later this year.