Adrian Pradhan is a vocalist, composer and a song writer who was born on August 18 (Star-sign: Leo ). He was raised in Kalimpong, India. His musical journey started at a very young age from his school days. From Class 1-4, he was involved in the school choir at Saint Augustine, Kalimpong, India. The Harmonica and keyboard was the first musical instruments that he picked and later in 1989, he learned the guitar and then switched to drums in 1995.
The first band he performed his first gig with was Eurika and it was during a fundraiser concert for the Blind School, Kalimpong. This performance was when he was in Class 10. After that, he joined the band – Flames, who he toured India with and they were also features in Sun Magazine (Indian Edition).
In the year 1994, he came to Kathmandu. At first, he had started as a teacher at Little Angels School which he stayed on for three years before he joined Galaxy Public School. During his teaching years, he taught the English Language and gave guitar lessons to his students. He had initially started as a piano player when he has started playing with 1974 AD. He was only featured permanently as a vocal in the band in 1998 and he also played the drums and harmonica. He also has solo projects and albums while being with the band. His solo albums include Aaaja, Ballad, Janani and Saath.
Adrian Pradhan loves listening to Hard Rock like Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, etc. He also like Indian Classic Music. Apart from his musical interests, he calls himself a huge Movie Buff and is a huge fan of Al Pacino, Robert de Niro, Brad Pitt, Jack Black, Priyanka Chopra and Amir Khan. His all time favourite movies are The Godfather and Sholay. He is also a big Nature lover and loves hiking.