Ravichandra Kulur was initiated into Carnatic classical music at the of six. He initially took up the Mridangam and the Kanjira--South Indian percussion instruments--under the guidance of guru E P Narayana Pishardi.
Pandit Ronu Majumdar
Bansuri (Bamboo Flute) Ronu Majumdar, born in 1963 in Varanasi, received lessons from his father, the flutist Dr. Bhanu Majumdar, since his earliest childhood. Later he received lessons from the famous singer Pandit Laxman Prasad Jaipurwale, through whose instigation he was to become a disciple of the flute master Pandit Vijay Raghav Rao.
He is one of the leading sitar players of his generation.(born 14 October 1955)
Ustad Shahid Parvez was a child prodigy who began receiving instruction from his father in singing and tablas at the age of three, and sitar at the age of four. His style has been influenced by his father's cousin, famous musician Ustad Vilayat Khan.
Ram Narayan (Hindi: राम नारायण; IAST: Rām Nārāyaṇ, IPA: [ˈraːm naːˈraːjn]; born 25 December 1927), often referred to by the title Pandit, is an Indian musician who popularized the bowed instrument sarangi as a solo concert instrument in Hindustani classical music and became the first internationally successful sarangi player.