Lydian Nadhaswaram

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Lydian Nadhaswaram
Lydian Nadhaswaram

September 06, 2005 (Age 14)
Known forWinning the 2019 CBS talent show, The World's Best
  • Varshan Sathish (father)
  • jhansi (mother)

Lydian Nadhaswaram is a young Indian pianist from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India who has been considered a child prodigy.[1][2] In 2019, Lydian won the CBS talent show The World's Best and the associated $1 million prize money[3].[4][5] He is the son of Tamil music director Varshan Sathish.[6][7][8].

In September 2019, it was announced that Lydian would make his debut as a film composer with the Indian Malayalam language fantasy film film Barroz: Guardian of D'Gama's Treasure, directed by acting legend Mohanlal, starring himself in the lead.[9]


  1. ^ Viegas, Vanessa (29 September 2018). "Striking the right note". The Asian Age.
  2. ^ Gaitonde, Vishwas R. (8 November 2017). "The grand piano chase" – via
  3. ^ "Chennai's 13 years old prodigy Lydian Nadhaswaram wins the 'World's Best'". Penbugs. 14 March 2019. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  4. ^ "The World's Best and the Winner is ..." Mercury News. 19 March 2019.
  5. ^ "13YO Chennai's prodigy Lydian wins 'World's best' show!". Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Grand strokes from a li'l Mozart of Madras". Vishwas R Gaitonde. The Hindu. 8 November 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  7. ^ "13-year-old Lydian Nadhaswaram, Chennai's Musical Prodigy Plays Piano Blindfolded On The Ellen DeGeneres Show". Chetna Kapoor. Republic World. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Chennai boy Lydian crowned 'The World's Best'; bags USD 1 million." Manorama. 15 March 2019. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  9. ^