Madurai T N Seshagopalan is one of the most accomplished and foremost musicians of the current day. Apart from his primary presence as a vocal musician, he is also an accomplished player of the veena and keyboard. He also has an avatar as a Harikatha performer, where he gets to demonstrate his wit and also the breadth of his knowledge and reading. Seshagopalan is also known for his interesting pallavis, many of them in the "lesser" ragas, which he constructs for specific occasions. Another facet to his personality is that of composer, and he has been tuning ancient Tamil verses from texts such as the Tiruvasagam.