The name Ragini originates from the word raga and means melody. Born in a family with a musical lineage spanning over seven generations, Ragini Shankar began her training in Hindustani Classical Music on the Violin at the tender age of 4. She has learnt music under the tutelage of her mother, Sangeeta Shankar, and her illustrious grandmother, the eminent violinist Dr. N. Rajam with whom she is regularly playing. A professional musician at a young age, she has already performed in many prestigious Indian music festivals as the Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav in Pune and the Doverlane Music Festival in Kolkata, as well as on several international stages. As a virtuoso, Ragini is recognized as one of the promising artists of Indian Classical music.