Swarupa has found national and international success in her musical career. She has been a prolific entertainer since a young age. She is a disciple of Ustad Allarakha & Ustad Zakir Hussain and has been playing the Tabla for over 20 years. Apart from the Tabla she has grown to teach herself a whole gamut of percussion instruments from the Djembe & Darbuka to the Cajon and Timbale. Her first album as music producer, ‘Raagatronic’ was released by Times Music in 2014. In no time the album saw success reaching the #1 spot on iTunes India charts. She is ranked among the county’s most innovative young musicians today and has marked her place in the Forbes India 30 Under 30 list 2015.
Swarupa has recently played for Grammy & Oscar winner A.R. Rahman’s MTV Unplugged Season 6 episode. She has also worked alongside Music Director Ram Sampath on his Coke Studio @ MTV episode; Devi, showcasing India’s best female talent. She has performed with & in the presence of stalwarts like Ustad Zakir Hussain, Ustad Fazal Qureshi, Taufiq Qureshi, Shankar Mahadevan, Sona Mohapatra, Kailash Kher, Hariharan, Aruna Sairam, Mahesh Vinayakram, Bhanvari Devi, Susheela Raman & Salim-Sulaiman to name a few.