A. Dilip Simha, an MBA graduate and a Management Accounting Graduate from United Kingdom, Dilip’s musical aptitude was recognized at an early age of 6 and started training veena under Smt. Sudha Vadiraj and then later came under the tutelage of Smt.Neela Ramgopal at the age of 8 and continues to be her student till date. He is a Graded Artist of AIR, Bangalore. He was awarded the “Best Youth Performer” in the Spirit of Youth series conducted at the Madras Music Academy, Chennai, G.N. Balasubramanian Prize for the “Best Performance” in Male Category from Madras Music Academy, Chennai and many other accolades. He has performed in major sabhas in Bangalore, Chennai & different places in Karnataka, Chennai, Pune, Tirumala along with performances in music festivals such as Ramanavami, Navarathri etc.