“KALA” her forename literally means art in Sanskrit – that art which manifests happiness or god, “The Supreme Truth”

  • —Belongs to a violin dynasty in India a unique musical lineage of seven generations which straddles both the classical systems of the subcontinent
  • —Sangeet Natak Academy Puraskar Highest Indian recognition given to performing artist 
  • —Rashtriya Kumar Gandharva Samman
  • —Pandit Jasraj Gaurav Puraskar
  • —Compositions appeared on Grammy winning album in 27 pieces and the Kronos Quartet’s 50 For the Future
  • —Featured on Grammy nominated Miles from India Project
  • —One of the fifty best instrumentalists in the world by Songlines magazine album Kala as one of its 50 best recodings