Hailing from one of the country’s most illustrious musical families, Dhruvesh is today recognised as one of the foremost sitar players, musicologists and music educators in Nepal. After first learning to play at home with his father, he completed his training at prestigious academies in India and received lessons from such maestros as Pt. Uma Shankar Mishra. Dhruvesh is a founding member of the popular musical group Sukarma, and has been honoured with various awards and prizes. He is a long-serving professor of music at Padma Kanya Multiple Campus, the head of the department of fine arts at Tribhuvan University, and a founding president of the Nepal Classical Music Society.