Varada was born and brought up in Warananagar where she got her first inspiration in music at the famous “Warana Children’s Orchestra”. With the active encouragement of her parents she learnt the basics of music under the disciplined guidance of Hon. Late Shankarrao Kulkarni and Hon. Shri Walawalkar.
As a result of sincere and dedicated effort in early childhood, she learnt different instruments like Santoor, Jaltarang, Sitar, Harmonium, Violin, etc. However, she developed a special interest and skill in the Santoor.