Praveen Sparsh is a percussionist and music producer who started learning the art of mridangam playing at the age of 5 from mridangam maestro Guruvayur Sri Dorai. He is the grandson of mridangam exponent Tanjore Sri Upendran and great-grandson of Tavil exponent Valangaiman Sri Shanmugasundaram Pillai. Praveen is one of the most sought after mridangam exponents in the field of Karnatic music, and performs regularly with stalwarts like Sri TM Krishna, Smt. Aruna Sairam, Smt. Bombay Jayshree, Smt. Sowmya, Sri. Sikkil Gurucharan, amongst others. He has toured the United States, Luxembourg, Germany, Belgium, Amsterdam, Singapore, Malaysia, Jakarta, Sydney, Melbourne, Israel and Palestine.