She got her initial training from Mr. V. Janakiraman of AIR, Delhi. She started early training from the age of 10. She went on to get advanced lessons from Lalgudi G Jayaraman and Prof. T.N. Krishnan. She has performed extensively all over India and has accompanied many senior musicians including Dr. N. Ramani, RaviKiran, Sowmya, Sanjay Subramanian, Unnikrishnan, Hyderabad Brothers, etc. She has also performed during the December Season festival in Madras for the past 6 years. She recently played in the Cleveland Festival, 1997. She moved into the Washington area in 1996.
She is an "A-grade" artist of All India Radio and the Doordarshan, India.
She received the outstanding young violinist Award from the Madras Music Academy in 1999.