Hiren Chate

Hiren was in A Disappearing Number.

He has been a professional tabla player and teacher for eight years, performing both in India and in the UK, where he now lives. He learned to play the tabla from his father, Raghunath Chate, Shri Divyang Vakil, Pt Sudhir Kumar Saxena, and Pt Yogesh Samsi. He has performed and held workshops with organisations including Milapfest and Asian Music Circuit, and performed at events such as Sangeet Sabha in Leicester, BBC Proms at the Roundhouse, and the Elton John AIDS Foundation. He worked with Nitin Sawhney on the film A Throw of Dice and with award-winning composer Niraj Chag. 


  • A Disappearing Number ©Robbie Jack