Sheik Mahaboob Subhani

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Sheik Mahaboob Subhani
Instruments Nagaswaram

Sheik Mahaboob Subhani is an Indian classical music nagaswaram artist.[1] He performs with his wife Kaleeshabi Mahaboob, also a nagaswaram artist.

Early life[edit]

Sheik Mahaboob Subhani was born in Prakasam district in Andhra Pradesh.[2] His father Kothapalli Sheikh Meera Sahib, and his maternal grandfather, Nadhabrahma Nadaswara Ganakala Prapoorna Janab Sheikh Chinna Peer Sahib, were also nagaswaram artists.

He received training at Sarada Sangeetha Kalasala, Kurnool and later under legendary instrumentalist, Sheikh Chinna Moulana Sahib.


Sheik Mahaboob Subhani started his performing when he was seven, but due to family circumstances he had to work as a clerk in a tobacco company.

He renders popular carnatic ragas and kritis on nagaswaram.