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With an Aesthetic mind and an Artistic vision, Dr. S.Karthick is an icon in Indian Percussion. With Optimum Grace & Finesse in his performing art, Dr. Karthick is a shining celebrity on his captivating clay pot instrument – the GHATAM. His creative originality, distinct stage-presence, vibrant virtuosity, nimble fingers and a nimbler mind have all made him a most sensational performer, a much sought after artiste, an acknowledged virtuoso musician, composer and Guru.

Dr. ‘Ghatam’ KARTHICK, is a shining star Ghatam artiste, has performed with almost all top ranked Classical artists, all over the world. Karthick is a proud torch-bearer of the legacy of his Gurus - Ghatam Maestros Sri.T.H.Vikku Vinayakram and Sri. T.H.Subash Chandran. Karthick has extensively performed with Indian film Industry and collaborated with many International Artistes.


Karthick has a PhD in Sanskrit under the guidance of Dr.S.Ramaratnam, and a Masters in Music. Karthick leads the Heartbeat Ensemble and is a prolific composer of many Tillanas, Kritis, Varnams and Fusion Pieces. Karthick is always known for intelligent innovations and creative ventures. All these facets have earned him a very special endearing status in the hearts, minds and thoughts of many musical enthusiasts, admirers and scholars all over the World.

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