Biography Praveen D Rao is a noted Indian Music director and a lyricist for Kannada language Songs with an International Reputation based in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He is also a multi-instrumentalist. He plays Keyboard, Tabla and many more instruments. He was trained by Pt. R. V. Sheshadri Gavai of Aravinda Sangeetha and Tabla Maestro Pandit Ravindra Yavagal. Praveen has composed music for many theatre works, ballet, films, television and various Jingles.