Pandit Suresh Talwalkar

A Maestro Table Player also known as ‘Taal Yogi’


Pandit Suresh Talwalkar is a distinguished tabla artist revered for his profound dedication to the art. Born into the illustrious lineage of Keertankar Dholebuva's family, Talwalkar's affinity for classical music blossomed from his early years, nurtured by his father, Dattatray Talwalkar.

Under the guidance of esteemed maestros such as Pandharinath Nageshkar, Vinayakrao Ghangrekar, and the renowned mridangam player Ramnad Ishwaran, Suresh honed his skills, delving into the intricacies of tabla and Carnatic rhythm.

Pandit Suresh has played at countless concerts throughout his career, collaborating with eminent artists including Gajananbuva Joshi and Nivruttibuva Sarnaik. He pioneered the innovative fusion of vocal accompaniment with tabla solo performances, captivating audiences with his distinctive renditions such as ‘Taal Mala’ and ‘Jod Taal’.

With a repertoire boasting numerous recordings, Pandit Suresh's influence extends far beyond the stage, as he continues to mentor aspiring musicians, dancers, and percussionists, guiding them on their artistic journeys.

Awards and accomplishments

Awards and accomplishments

Pandit Suresh’s contributions have garnered widespread acclaim, evident in the prestigious accolades bestowed upon him, including the Pt. Vishnu Digambar Paluskar Award, Sangeet Natak Academy Award, and titles such as ‘Taal Yogi’ by the Shankaracharya. 

Why Pandit Suresh Talwalkar?

In his performances, Pandit Suresh is often accompanied by a sarod player. The synergy between their respective instruments elevates the auditory experience, weaving mesmerizing melodies and rhythmic intricacies that captivate audiences. Together, their collaborative performances display a harmonious union of tradition and innovation in Indian classical music.

Video Gallery



Click one of our contacts below to chat on WhatsApp

× Let's chat ?

Browse By Talent Category

Black Hat Talent Solutions and Consulting is a talent solutions company that serves both corporate and individual clients seeking to hire talent for corporate events, private/social events, brand endorsements/campaigns, or any other form of marketing communications. Black Hat does not identify as the exclusive agent representing any celebrity / talent who appears on this website, nor does it claim to be their publicist, attorney, literary agent, manager, etc. Any written materials associated with celebrity / talent on this website are provided solely to assist clients in the process of booking celebrity / talent and do not imply representation of said talent. Please be aware that the use of this website and its contents does not establish any formal agency or representation relationship between Black Hat and the talent featured herein.