His Milestones :
  • Superb performances during 1968 with Natraj Gopikrishna.
  • Conducting tabla workshops and Seminars had started in 1974 from Holland and now throughout the world.
  • Represented India in the “BATH FESTIVAL” in  England.
  • “Owen Festival” arranged by B.B.C. where he played Tabla  with Pt Ravi Shankar and Ustad Imrat Khan.
  • Played Tabla with Ustad Amjad Ali Khan at “INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL” held in Rome in 1980.
  • He has accompanied Pt Ravi Shankar and toured with him continuously from 1980 to 1994..
  • Represented India in the ASIAN MUSIC CIRCLE in England.
  • He had the rare distinction of highly appreciated performance with ZUBIN MEHETA’s Philharmonic Orchestra . 
  • Paticipated with  symphony Orchestra in Singapore ,  Peking Orchestras .
  • His duet with Prof Semurani (Tambura Player) of Iran was a big hit in the international seminar , 1974 at  Holland . 
  • In the year 1991 he performed with  PT. RAVI SHANKAR  at “SPIRIT of FREEDOM CONCERTS” and donated his entire remuneration and the royality to “RAJIV GANDHI  FOUNDATION” 
  • Accompanied on Tabla with PT. RAVI SHANKAR  at a special foundation on 15th August, which was telecasted live on television .
  • He was the first and only Indian Tabla Maestro to  perform with Pt.Ravi Shankar for Her Highness Queen Elizabethand a galaxy of other dignitaries and members of the Royal Family of Buckingham Palace.
  • He was certified for his brilliant performance by the President of India in 1989 .  His latest two Tabla solo albums are a big hit in the world of music in India and abroad. They  are : -

    i)  “DRUMS OF INDIA ” released by H.M.V. (R.P.G.)
    ii)  “DYNAMIC" released by Sense World Music,United Kingdom.
  • He performed at Bangladesh for the Spastic Society without accepting any remuneration
  • In 2002, he set up a Tabla training school Nad Brinda in a remote village at  Silchar, Assam ,where he trains many talented but needy students completely  free of charges.
  • He was bestowed upon with UTTAM KUMAR AWARD in the category of life time achievement in Indian Classical Music for 2004.
  • In December , 2005 , he was honored with a felicitation from the Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal , Shri  Budhdhadeb Bhattacharjee and arranged by Pt.Vijay Kichlu for outstanding contribution to Indian classical music.
  • He also performed  with  Ustad IMRAT KHAN in a fund raising programme just after the disastrous cyclone in Bangladesh in 1980’s
  • He received the Sangeet Natak Academy Award 2006 as BEST TABLA PLAYER from President of India , Dr.A.P.J.  ABDUL KALAM 
  • The Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award 2012

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