Varun has been performing since the age of 15 and is among the most sought-after drummers in India. He has played with veterans such as Sivamani, Amit Kilam (Indian Ocean), Taufiq Qureshi, Fazal Qureshi, Raghu Dixit, Dhruv Ghanekar, Jayant Sankrityayana, Derek Julien, Roger Dragonette, Sanjay Joseph, Shri Rajeev Devasthali, Kaustubh Dhavale, K Mohan, Rushad Mistry and more. Varun is also a part of Agnee, India’s biggest folk-rock band, for three years. He has performed nationally and internationally; TTMDA 25th Anniversary concert, Monterrey, Mexico in 2017, TTMDA concert, Beijing 2016 and Tokyo 2016, Abene Festival 2013, Senegal, Bali Cultural Festival 2011, Singapore Drumming Festival 2010, Dumru – the drum festival of India 2012, MTV Unplugged, MTV Coke Studio, to name a few. A grade 8 drum kit player as certified by the Trinity College of Music, London, Varun has learned from many teachers. Mamady Keita and Joshua Banks from Brisbane, Australia (ex Berklee College of Music, Boston) are his most recent and influential djembe and drum kit teachers respectively. He is a mridangam student of Shri Chandrashekar since 2007. Varun also plays the dhol, conga, bongo, darbuka, tar, dafli, daff and other percussion instruments. His latest musical creation is the collaborative concept of Taal Inc. and Friends.