Vignesh chose vocal music instead.
He started training under Vidya Harikrishnan and today, this teenager is a regular at major festivals and sabhas of Mumbai.
Vignesh was just five when his father, mridangam artiste Mumbai Shankaranarayanan, introduced him to tiny versions of instruments such as mridangam and violin.
Vignesh believes in listening as an important tool for learning and so attends concerts regularly.
Vignesh has performed at the major temple festivals of Karnataka, Hyderabad, Maharashtra and Kerala.
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