Born on 20 August 1977 in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, Shri Parupalli
Phalgun received his training in Mridangam from Shri Mahadevu Radha
Krishan Raju, Shri V Balaji, and Shri Mahadevu Lakshmi Narayana Raju.
He is equally adept in playing Kanjira.
An A grade artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan, he has performed in many prestigious music festivals and attended many workshops in India and abroad. He has many recordings to his credit.
Shri Parupalli has been honoured with many awards including the Asthana Vidwan title conferred by the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham in 2009.
Shri Parupalli Srinagasiva Venkata Subbaraya Phalgun is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2013-14 for his notable talent in the field of Carnatic instrumental music.